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Audubon’s Birds of America Online

09 Apr

Audubon’s Birds of America is now online in its entirety and can be found here.

Birds of America is an illustrated book by painter John James Audubon that features hand-colored engraved plates of birds. An incredible feat of ornithology also features scientific descriptions of the birds along with the prints. It was published in a series between 1827 and 1838. There are only 120 known complete sets.

 
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Posted by on April 9, 2008 in Uncategorized

 

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