In his magisterial Fine Bird Books, Sir Sacheverall Sitwell says of Audubon: 'There is nothing in the world of fine books quite like the discovery of Audubon. The giant energy of the man, his power of achievement and accomplishment, give him something of the epical force of a Walt Whitman or a Herman Melville...Audubon is the greatest of bird Painters; he belongs to American history.' John James Audubon's Birds of America, from which this selection has been taken, is the finest pictorial ornithological book ever produced. ...

Audubon 2004, Gramercy Books

ISBN-13: 9780517161173