Author Audubon, John [Portrait by J. G. Nordheim, after a photograph]
Published 1851
Item ID 36259
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Leipzig, Brockhaus, ca. 1851. Engraved portrait with caption, on one side of a single leaf (29.6 x 19.5 cm); printed surface approximately 16.0 x 9.4 cm. Portrait of the ornithologist and mammalogist John James Audubon [born Jean Rabin] (1785-1851). The engraving is by the German engraver Johann Georg Nordheim (1804-1853), after an 1850 photograph and printed by the "Verlag des Bibl. Instit.". The small print states that this is " Zeitgenossen. Neue Folge . No. CII". Light foxing throughout, some thumbing in the lower margin, otherwise a very good copy. A nice portrait of the most famous American ornithologist