By: Audubon, John James; Rhodes, Richard; Edwards, Scott V.; Morris, Leslie A.
Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2008
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2208610
Binding: Large Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 2008 Large Hardcover. xxxv, 250 pp. In 1805, Jean Jacques Audubon was a twenty-year-old itinerant Frenchman of ignoble birth and indifferent education who had fled revolutionary violence in Haiti and then France to take refuge in frontier America. Ten years later, John James Audubon was an American citizen, entrepreneur, and family man whose fervent desire to become acquainted with nature had led him to reinvent himself as a naturalist and artist whose study of birds would soon earn him international acclaim. The drawings he made during this crucia... View More...