Audubon's Birds of America Author:Introduction and Descriptive Captions by Ludlow Griscom John James Audubon was probably the greatest of American naturalists and undoubtedly the greatest of all bird painters. The best of his famous paintings - 288 full page, 4-color plates -have been carefully chosen for this handy-sized popular edition. — Ludlow Griscom, Chairman of the Board of the National Audubon Society, has written a splendid, ... more »new Introduction, discussing Audubon and how his fame and renown have increased since his death nearly a century ago. Each of the 288 magnificent plantes is accompanied by a concise descriptive text.
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