Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier, Circa 1861. John James Audubon. Later printing. [26.5 x 17.5 cm]; sewing holes visible with glue and remnants of previous tipped-in pages along inside margin; minor foxing. Library stamp on recto. Very good +. Item #56531
John James Audubon is known for his studies and depictions of birds and other animals in nature. This plate is from his The Birds of America octavo edition. Drawn from nature by John James Audubon, lithographed printed and colored by J. T. Bowen. Later printings can be determined with handcolored birds and printed backgrounds.