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The Birds of America

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Enjoy the complete edition of Audubon's classic work, reproduced from the Museum's original double elephant size folio.

ISBN: 978 0 565 09273 3

Author: John James Audubon

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The Birds of America

£ 75.00

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To create this edition of Audubon's masterpiece, the Natural History Museum's original edition was disbound and each of the 435 beautiful hand-coloured prints was specially photographed.

The artworks are accompanied by the scientific descriptions that were used in the original The Birds of America and a new introduction by David Allen Sibley.

The book is bound in linen and beautifully presented in a special slipcase.

About The Birds of America

One of the best-known and most valuable natural history books, a complete The Birds of America sold at auction for £7.3 million in December 2010, a world record for a book.

The original book was issued in parts over 11 years and only around 200 completed sets were ever produced. Less than 120 of these survive today, locked away in museums, galleries and private collections around the world.

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