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The Resource The birds of America, John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt. --

The birds of America, John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt. --

Label
The birds of America
Title
The birds of America
Statement of responsibility
John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt. --
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MVLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1785-1851
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Audubon, John James
Dewey number
598.2973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
LC call number
QL674
LC item number
.A9 1937
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vogt, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
The birds of America, John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt. --
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Of the ... 500 plates, the first 435 were originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years 1827-1838 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions. The final sixty-five subjects were painted at a later date ... They were first reproduced in the octavo Birds of America published by Audubon in New York (and J.B. Chevalier in Philadelphia), 1840-1844. The present plates 436-500 are reproduced from that book." - Note
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
100118
Extent
xxvi pages, 250 leaves of plates
Lccn
37028771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) 100118
Label
The birds of America, John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt. --
Publication
Note
"Of the ... 500 plates, the first 435 were originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years 1827-1838 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions. The final sixty-five subjects were painted at a later date ... They were first reproduced in the octavo Birds of America published by Audubon in New York (and J.B. Chevalier in Philadelphia), 1840-1844. The present plates 436-500 are reproduced from that book." - Note
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
100118
Extent
xxvi pages, 250 leaves of plates
Lccn
37028771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) 100118

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