Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Happy 226th Birthday, John James Audubon
Audubon : early drawings / introduction by Richard Rhodes ; scientific commentary by Scott V. Edwards ; foreword by Leslie A. Morris. Cambridge, Mass. : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. QL674 .A85 2008 (in oversize shelving)
and follow up with an author search in OBIS on Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
The University of Pittsburgh Library has made available, online, their complete double elephant folio set of Audubon’s Birds of America, accompanied by his Ornithological Biography. It is a marvelous collection to have digitized and made public. Thank you, University Library System staff! Univ Pittsburgh Audubon web site.
Thanks also to Google Doodle for commemorating John James Audubon.