Favorite Audubon Birds of America Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson 1979 Crown Publishing

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Immerse yourself in the avian world with Favorite Audubon Birds of America, introduced by Roger Tory Peterson in 1979. This lovely hardcover book by Crown Publishing contains 102 of John James Audubon's most well-known bird prints.

Peterson provides insightful commentary with each print that describes the bird's characteristics, habitat, and most recent ornithological findings. A feast for the eyes and the mind, this book is a must-have for bird enthusiasts and art lovers alike.


  • Title: Favorite Audubon Birds of America
  • Introduction by: Roger Tory Peterson
  • Publication Date: 1979
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing
  • Format: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket
  • Dimensions: 11x9x1 inches
  • Condition: Dust jacket has wear and yellowing, as shown in the photos

Key Elements:

  •  Each page is a celebration of Audubon's artistry, with full-page colorful prints that bring each bird to life.
  • The adjoining pages offer a wealth of knowledge about each species, including habitat, nesting, and feeding habits.
  •  Audubon's work is not just artistically stunning but also of great importance in the field of ornithology, making this book a valuable historical resource.
  •  A perfect addition to any bird watcher's or vintage book collector's library, this book is as informative as it is beautiful.
  • I invite you to explore the vivid world of Audubon's birds, a journey that's both visually enchanting and intellectually stimulating.


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In Summation:

Favorite Audubon Birds of America is not just a book; it's a gateway to the fascinating world of birds as seen through the eyes of Audubon and interpreted by Peterson. Its historical and artistic value, combined with detailed ornithological information, makes it an invaluable addition to any collection.

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