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Inhaltsangabe: A giant-format celebration of birds in art from Audubon to Wolf
From the world’s great collections of ornithological art, this giant book showcases exquisite, vibrant images of nature's most beautiful birds. Ranging 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. Original artwork is featured from the best-known ornithological artists, including John James Audubon, Jacques Barraband, Ferdinand Bauer, Mark Catesby, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, John Gould, Edward Lear, William MacGillivray, Archibald Thorburn, Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, Alexander Wilson, and Joseph Wolf. This mammoth edition will not only delight bird lovers, but also those who have an appreciation of beautifully executed art.
About the Author:
Katrina Cook is a bird artist and a curator at London's Natural History Museum, where she works on one of the largest and most scientifically important collections of avian material in the world. She is also a qualified bird ringer. Jonathan Elphick has almost 40 years of experience as a natural history writer, editor, and consultant specializing in ornithology. His books include The Atlas of Bird Migration, Birds: The Art of Ornithology, and Encyclopedia of Animals.
Buchbeschreibung Quercus, London, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good in Good DJ. 223 pp., squarish elephant folio. Hardcover in dj. Mild bumping to edges; boards lightly rubbed w/ few scratches to back board. Sm. tear to title pg. Binding tight; pgs clean, bright & colorful. Dj panels lightly rubbed w/ scratches to back panel & mild shelfwear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 152243
Buchbeschreibung Quercus, London, 2007. Hardcover. First edition. 223pp. Large folio [44 cm] Shiny pictorial paper over boards. Red endpapers. Very good plus condition, with a slight lean to the spine. In a very good dust jacket, with light surface wear. A book featuring stunning illustrations of birds such as Mandarin Ducks, Great Bustards and White Pelicans, by over 60 renowned artists, including John James Audubon, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Hokusai, Edward Lear, Pisanello, Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, and many others. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41300
Buchbeschreibung Quercus, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P021847242006
Buchbeschreibung Quercus, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Almost new condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P011847242006
Buchbeschreibung Quercus, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Never used!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P111847242006
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Birds. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SKU0376164
Buchbeschreibung Quercus Books, London, UK, 2007. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dustjacket Good ++/Very Good. First British Edition - 1st Printing. 224 very large pages. PLEASE NOTE BECAUSE OF VERY HEAVY WEIGHT THIS BOOK CANNOT BE SENT OUT WITH FREE UK POSTAGE - IN THE UK IT WILL COST £7.50 TO SEND - IF ORDERING FROM ABROAD PLEASE EMAIL FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING. Clean pictorial dustjacket with wear to edges and taped tear to top spine-end, mark to inside of top of back panel - visible from inside but only faintly to outside through there is a taped tear, 5 cm abrasion to front panel at top with associated mark to inside, 5 cm taped tear to top of back infold, NOT price-clipped. Very clean pictorial glossy hardback binding with slight wear to boards' corners and light wear to spine-ends. A 4 1/2 cm thin abrasion to top edge of back board. Small tea stain to top edge of pages o/w pages very clean indeed. Many colour plates - some double-page in lovely condition. Size: 17 1/4" Tall By 14" Wide. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 050279
Buchbeschreibung Quercus. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 1847242006 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN7.1694884
Buchbeschreibung Quercus. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1847242006 New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NEW7.1694884
Buchbeschreibung Quercus Publishing Plc, London, England, 2007. Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover. Buchzustand: As New. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: As New [Mylar protected]. First Edition. [224 pp] .FIRST PRINTED CASE EDITION - GLOSSY PICTORIAL HARDCOVER [Elephant Folio 17" tall x 14" wide] - AS NEW in AS NEW Mylar-protected dust jacket. An exquisite collection of 130 beautiful paintings, drawings, and fine prints by over 60 of history's most renowned ornithological artists. Illustrations are predominately high-resolution, full-page, color plates printed on photo-grade paper stock. The boards feature Audubon's 'Great Flamingo' on upper cover and de Barde's 'Collection of Foreign Birds' on the lower cover. The jacket upper and lower cover illustrations match those of the hardcover boards. Descriptive commentary accompanys each ornithological illustration. Red endpapers. Scarce in such exceptional condition. PRISTINE GIFT QUALITY COLLECTIBLE. [Oversize/Overweight Book: Priority and international orders will require additional shipping charges.]. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 08452