Amsterdam Edition Audubon FOLIO Birds Of America: FORK-TAILED GULL 285


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Image Name FORK-TAILED GULL. Plate # 285. Author/Artist John James Audubon: The Birds Of America. Date of Publication Published Amsterdam by the Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971- 1 972. Type of Print Original color printed lithograph printed on unbleached cotton rag paper. Each plate has the "G. Schut & Zonen" watermark. There were only 250 sets of this fine work published.
Size of Image

Double Elephant Folio (DEF): 26 3/4" x 39 7/8".

Condition In pristine condition. We can say without any hyperbole that these lithographs have rarely, if ever, seen the light of day. They are in as close to mint condition as one would ever expect to find. Remnant of previous binding on edge of sheet.

We are pleased to offer this beautifully original color printed lithograph published by Johnson Reprint Corporation in 1971. Th is edition is the by John James Audubon (1785-1851), from his monumental large folio work entitled The Birds Of America .

The Curators of the Teyler's Museum in Haarlem, Holland made their copy of the original work available for use as a model. The Museum, founded in 1778, bought their copy through Audubon's son as part of the original subscription in 1839. After long deliberation,
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