Audubon, John James.
Foreword and Descriptive Cations by William Vogt
_Macmillan Company / New York / 1946
cond. Very Good / Hardcover / #PE0127 / image
Written by naturalist John James Audubon, the Birds of America is one of the most prized and collected books of all time. In addition to the stunning colors and detail in Audubon’s work, it is noteworthy also because of its ambitious scope: to paint every bird in North America. Six of the birds painted have become extinct since its publication