Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen. John Woodhouse Audubon. unbound. Octavo quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 7" x 10.5" very good.
From J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America", published 1849-54. Small chip in right corner. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist known for his extensive field work studying birds and then painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.