Audubon, John James "Common Snow Bird" Pl. 167

Audubon, John James "Common Snow Bird" Pl. 167

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John James Audubon. Pl. 167 "Common Snow Bird".  From The Birds of America.  

Philadelphia: John Bowen, 1840-44; first edition. Royal octavo. Vignette images ca. 5 x 8". Lithographs. Original hand color. Old glue and tissue guard from original binding at extreme left margin. Very good condition. A/A

John James Audubon, known both for his romantic life and his superb prints, is the most famous of all American natural history artists. For his pioneering travel around the United States in search of new subjects in the wild, his lifelike and dramatic style, and his monumental works on the birds and animals of North America, Audubon is, perhaps, also the greatest American natural history artist. Beginning in 1827, Audubon began to issue the prints for his monumental The Birds of America, which when completed ran to a total of 435 double elephant folio prints. Because of the continued strong demand, Audubon had a smaller, octavo size edition of these prints issued. The prints were produced with the same concern for quality and aesthetic appeal as the larger editions, resulting in a wonderful opportunity for the general public to own a part of Audubon's marvelous work.

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