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Birds

£39.99

Product description

From the world's great collections of ornithological art, this giant book showcases 150 exquisite and vibrant images of nature's most beautiful birds. From intricately detailed drawings of well-known birds, to vivid representations of exotic species, these paintings, sketches and plates are accompanied by extensive captions that interweave an appreciation of the illustration and artist with fascinating details about the species and its habitat. Birds features original artwork from the best-known ornithological artists, including: Mark Catesby (1683-1749) Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826) Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) Jacques Barraband (1767-1809) John James Audubon (1785-1851) William MacGillivray (1796-1852) John Gould (1804-1881) Edward Lear (1812-1888) Joseph Wolf (1820-1899) Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (1901-79) This mammoth edition will not only delight bird lovers, but also those who have an appreciation of beautifully executed art.

Excellent pages, some edge and D/J wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Cook, Katrina
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781847242006
Number of pages:
223
Publisher:
Quercus Books

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From the world's great collections of ornithological art, this giant book showcases 150 exquisite and vibrant images of nature's most beautiful birds. From intricately detailed drawings of well-known birds, to vivid representations of exotic species, these paintings, sketches and plates are accompanied by extensive captions that interweave an appreciation of the illustration and artist with fascinating details about the species and its habitat. Birds features original artwork from the best-known ornithological artists, including: Mark Catesby (1683-1749) Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826) Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) Jacques Barraband (1767-1809) John James Audubon (1785-1851) William MacGillivray (1796-1852) John Gould (1804-1881) Edward Lear (1812-1888) Joseph Wolf (1820-1899) Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (1901-79) This mammoth edition will not only delight bird lovers, but also those who have an appreciation of beautifully executed art.

Excellent pages, some edge and D/J wear.

Author(s):
Cook, Katrina
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781847242006
Number of pages:
223
Publisher:
Quercus Books

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