John Gould's Birds

John Gould's Birds


Many of the splendid bird paintings of British ornithologist John Gould (1804-1881) are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (11 in. wide x 13-3/4 in. tall). The art works are taken from his monumental "Birds of Great Britain", first published between 1862 and 1873. With a biographical article by Maureen Lambourne, with black and white illustrations depicting people and scenes from Mr. Gould's life. --- In full red paper covers w/white spine titling. Yellow jacket with representative Gould art on front and back. --- With a bump to lower front cover corner, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original flap prices, with a little chafing to head of spine and with sunning to spine (though titling is readable), otherwise bright and clean; in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 239 pages

Title: John Gould's Birds

Author Name: GOULD, John (art); LAMBOURNE, Maureen (biographical essay)

Categories: >>Natural History, >>Art & Architecture, >>Birds,

Publisher: New York, A & W Publishers, Inc.: 1981

ISBN Number: 0894790889

ISBN Number 13: 9780894790881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 79815