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". Slight chipping to left corners. Small tears along top edge. 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. Published by his sons between 1849 and 1854, as J.J. Audubon was too weak. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.