San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1957. John Woodhouse Audubon. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 400 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. 1957. 34 plates, 2 in color reproduced from Audubon's original pencil sketches and water colors which are in the Southwest Museum and are the only remaining illusstrations from his journey. Each plate is annotated with notes on the drawings from Audubon's journal. Gray cloth spine over decorated boards, red spine label. Some slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, spine label bright and fine, corners sharp. Interior near fine. Near Fine. Item #74232
Audubon was the son of John James Audubon, and was a very skilled artist. . "His observations as a naturalist and the trained eye of the artist make his experiences live in an extraordinary fashion."