The Pleasure of Birds an Audubon Treasury edited by Les Line drawings by Chuck Ripper 1975 J.B. Lippincott Co Vintage Birding Book

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Introducing The Pleasure of Birds: An Audubon Treasury, a vintage book published in 1975. Explain its significance and what it offers the reader.

Key Features: 

  • Binding Type: This hardcover book with a dust jacket is designed for easy handling and reading.
  • Content: Explore the captivating world of birds through detailed descriptions, observations, and illustrations.
  • Author Spotlight: Edited by Les Line, a renowned naturalist, with drawings by Chuck Ripper, reflecting the rich history of birding.
  • Community Collection: A valuable addition to any bird lover's collection, representing a community effort in birding literature.
  • Usage: Perfect for bird-watching events, educational purposes, or simply enjoying yourself at home.
  • Vintage Charm: The aesthetic appeal of this book emphasizes its vintage charm, making it a timeless piece.


  • Title: The Pleasure of Birds: an Audubon Treasury
  • Publication Date: 1975
  • Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co
  • Format: Hardcover book with dust jacket
  • Dimensions: 10x8x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Please note the tear on the dust jacket as shown in the photos.

In Summary: The Pleasure of Birds: An Audubon Treasury is more than just a book; it's a journey into the fascinating world of birds. With its vintage charm, insightful content, and beautiful illustrations, this 1975 hardcover edition offers a unique blend of education and enjoyment.

Whether you're an avid birdwatcher, a nature enthusiast, or someone who appreciates the art of vintage books, this treasure from J.B. Lippincott Co is sure to enrich your collection. Embrace the pleasure of birds and let this book take you on a flight through time and nature.

Explore the rich history of John James Audubon's masterpieces with our featured article, 'Uncovering the Birds of America: 1937 Value.' Discover the significance and value of the 1937 edition, a must-read for birdwatchers, art enthusiasts, and vintage book collectors. This insightful piece perfectly complements our selection of Audubon birding books

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