The birds of America : from drawings made in the United States and their territories.

Birds of America
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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  • Creator By John James Audubon ..
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication [First octavo edition]. New York : J.J. Audubon; Philadelphia : J.B. Chevalier, 1840-44.
  • Physical Details
    • 7 volumes : illustrations, 500 color plates handcolored ; 26 cm
  • OCLC ocm02208954


  • This edition has 65 new images, making a total of 500. The original configurations were altered so that there is only one species per plate. The text is a revision of the Ornithological Biography, rearranged according to Audubon's Synopsis of the Birds of North America (1839).


  • Index in v. 7.
  • Contains bibliographies.
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