The Imperial Collection of Audubon Animals in Slipcase with 4 Animal Prints by John James Audubon 1967 Hammond Incorporate

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Dive into the majestic world of North American wildlife with The Imperial Collection of Audubon Animals, a splendid 1967 edition published by Hammond, Inc. This large coffee table-sized book, housed in a protective slipcase, unfolds the beauty of 150 full-color animal paintings by the legendary naturalist John James Audubon. This collection is a tribute to the quadrupeds of North America, blending art, history, and zoology in one exquisite volume.

Perfect for animal lovers, art enthusiasts, and history buffs alike, this book brings together American history through Audubon's explorations, a selection of his finest animal paintings reproduced in full color for the first time since 1848, and an accurate, modern natural history description of each featured animal. The original Imperial folios and the octavo sets from which these plates were derived are highly sought-after collector's items, making this publication a significant milestone in book publishing.

Included with the book are 4 animal prints, adding even more value to this already remarkable collection. Whether for display, education, or simply the joy of exploration, The Imperial Collection of Audubon Animals is a timeless masterpiece that celebrates the intersection of art and nature.


  • Authors: John James Audubon and Rev John Bachman
  • Publisher: Hammond, Inc.
  • Year: 1967
  • Format: Hardcover in Slipcase
  • Pages: 307
  • Dimensions: 13x10x1 inches
  • Condition: Excellent, with minor wear on the slipcase

Four Key Features:

  1. 150 Full-Color Paintings: Features Audubon's exquisite animal paintings.
  2. Comprehensive Descriptions: Each animal is accompanied by accurate natural history information.
  3. Collector's Edition: A valuable addition to any Audubon collection or art book library.
  4. Bonus Prints: Includes 4 animal prints for additional display options.

Beyond The Final Page:

The Imperial Collection of Audubon Animals is not just a book; it's an art gallery, a historical journey, and a celebration of the natural world, all wrapped into one. It invites readers to admire the detailed beauty of Audubon's work and to appreciate the rich wildlife heritage of North America.


This vintage collection is in excellent condition, though the slipcase shows minor wear consistent with age. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

Collections: Vintage Nature Books

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