The viviparous quadrupeds of North America

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Audubon's work on land mammals is not as well known or celebrated as his work on birds. A number of the original painting are owned by the American Museum of Natural History. The Audubons often sketched from caged or stuffed animals, an exception being the black bears, which were drawn in the London Zoo.
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 (Author)
Audubon, John Woodhouse, 1812-1862 (Artist)
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Author)
Bowen, John T., ca. 1801-1856? (Lithographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1845 - 1848
Place: New York
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 513-515
Mammals -- North America
Content: Originally issued in 30 parts. Each volume contains two preliminary leaves and fifty colored plates.
Statement of responsibility: By John James Audubon and the Revd. John Bachman. Plates LXXXVI, XCI, XCIII-XCVIII, C, CII-CV, CVII-CVIII, CX-CXIX, CXXI-CL drawn from nature by J.W. Audubon.
Numbering: Plate [LIV] numbered LV, plate [CXXIX] numbered CXXIV.
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #188 ; Sabin 2367 ; Meisel, M. Bib. Amer. natural hist., v. 3, p. 440 ; Herrick, F.H. "Audubon's bibl.", The Auk, new ser., v. 36, p. 375, no. 5 (5).
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v. : 150 col. ill. ; 72 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 10194636
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13559029
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21372960-c6bd-012f-7c77-58d385a7bc34
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