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The Birds of America

Object Number: 
LIB.Y-q.1840.Audubon.Birds
Date: 
1840-1844
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 13/16 x 6 7/8 in. (27.5 x 17.5 cm)
Description: 
The Birds of America, Royal Octavo Edition (7 volumes with100 parts, New York: Published by J.J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier, 1840-44) (New York: Published by J. J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier, 1840-44) Royal Octavo edition [10 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.] Y-q 1840.Audubon.Birds Volume 1, no. 1, cover Vol. 1, no. 3, p. 10, plate 15, Common Osprey, Fish Hawk Vol. 1, no. 4, p. 74, plate 17, Mississippi Kite Vol. 3, no. 34, p. 96, plate 170, Indigo Bunting Vol. 4, no. 49, p. 160, plate 244, Yellow-breasted Chat Vol. 4, no. 51, p. 205, plate 255, Belted Kingfisher Vol. 4, no. 52, p. 214, plate 256, Ivory-billed Woodpecker Vol. 5, no. 58, p. 42, plate 288, Wild Turkey Female & Young Vol. 6, no. 72, p. 53, plate 359, Scarlet Ibis Vol. 6, no. 75, p. 169, plate 375, American Flamingo
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group