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Very Good in Very Good jacket. Remainder. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. BOOK: Remainder Mark, Corners, Spine Bumped; Spine Slightly Cocked. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; PART I THE BIRDS by Lois Elmer Bannon; Chapter I The Preliminary Work; Chapter II The Elephant Folio Engravings of The Birds of America (1824-38); Chapter III The Birds in Miniature, The Octavo Editions of The Birds of America (1840-71); Chapter IV The Reissue of the Elephant Folio of The Birds of America (1860) (The Bien Edition); PART II THE ANIMALS by Lois Elmer Bannon; Chapter V Preliminary Work for the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America; Chapter VI The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (1845-48); Chapter VII The Quadrupeds of North America, Octavo Editions (1849-54); PART III THE BIRDS AND THE ANIMALS by Taylor Clark; Chapter VIII An Evaluation of the Editions of The Birds and the Animals; Chapter IX Print by Print; Bibliography; Index; Addendum A; Addendum B. SYNOPSIS: What is the value of an Audubon print? How many impressions of the original The Birds of America were made? What are the differences in the Havell and Bien editions? Collectors and admirers of John James Audubon's famous works have long been in need of a concise handbook answering these and other questions about the Audubon prints, which still are avidly sought the world over. This volume, compiled by two recognized experts on the subject, is an invaluable aid to all who wish to expand their understanding and appreciation of Audubon's marvellous work. Authors Lois Bannon and Taylor Clark have included in this volume the significant information about each print, including current price lists for the Havell and Bien editions of The Birds of America and the Imperial Folio Edition of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. -and-The works of American naturalist and artist John James Audubon remain as popular today as when he created his magnificent illustrations of American birds and animals more than a century ago. This volume, the result of years of research by two experts on the subject, presents in concise form a wealth of information about Audubon prints that fills a special need for serious collectors as well as those who simply desire to become more knowledgeable about Audubon and his work. A current price list of Audubon prints, including the Havell and bien editions and the Imperial Folio Editions, is included. The authors also provide answers to many questions concerning his monumental work, such as sizes of individual prints, numbers, watermarks, dates printed, printing methods, and background artists. Photographs of several prints are reproduced to illustrate points discussed. Author Lois Elmer Bannon has prepared museum exhibits of Audubon prints and has published numerous articles on the artist and his work. Co-author Taylor Clark, one of the world's leading dealers in Audubon prints, has personally examined more than two thousand Audubon prints and has published numerous catalogues for his gallery.
Very Good. Created more than a century ago, John James Audubon's illustrations of America's birds and animals remain as popular today as when he created them. This volume presents, in a concise form, a wealth of information about Audubon prints. Sewn binding. Contains: Illustrations.
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