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Delineations of American scenery and character, by John James Audubon; with an introduction by Francis Hobart Herrick

Label
Delineations of American scenery and character
Title
Delineations of American scenery and character
Statement of responsibility
by John James Audubon; with an introduction by Francis Hobart Herrick
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book contains sketches, anecdotes, and essays describing the travels of Audubon from 1808 to 1834 on his quest to paint every North American bird in its natural habitat. There are several chapters on Labrador and Newfoundland, as Audubon spent a summer in Labrador and time in Newfoundland while on his journey
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1785-1851
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Audubon, John James
Dewey number
917.3
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
E165
LC item number
.A92
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
125
NAL item number
Au22
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1858-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Herrick, Francis Hobart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • North America
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • National characteristics, American
Label
Delineations of American scenery and character, by John James Audubon; with an introduction by Francis Hobart Herrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining-papers
  • "Essays, which extended through the first three volumes of the Ornithological biography to sixty in number are here collected, with the omission only of the last, 'Remarks on the form of the toes of birds,' for the first time in a single volume."--Introduction, page x
  • Frontispiece portrait of Audubon has caption: Painted from life in 1833 by Henry Inman
  • Printed on laid paper
  • Issued also in large paper copy, with mezzotint portrait by F. Cruikshank. Only 42 copies printed, numbered by hand. The frontispiece portrait of Audubon in these copies is reproduced from an engraving published by Robert Havell in London in 1835, and has Audubon's signature in facsimile below the portrait
Bibliography note
"Brief bibliography of the works of John James Audubon": pages vii-viii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Author's preface -- Author's preface, part II -- The Ohio -- The Great Pine Swamp -- The Prairie -- The regulators -- Improvements in the navigation of the Mississippi -- A flood -- Meadville -- The cougar -- The earthquake -- The hurricane -- Kentucky sports -- The traveller and the pole-cat -- Deer hunting -- Niagara -- Hospitality in the woods -- The original painter -- Louisville in Kentucky -- The eccentric naturalist -- Scipio and the bear -- Colonel Boon -- The runaway -- The lost one -- The force of the waters -- The squatters of the Mississippi -- The squatters of Labrador -- Death of a pirate -- A ball in Newfoundland -- The live-oakers -- Spring garden -- St. John's River, in Florida -- The Florida Keys -- The turtlers -- The burnnig of the forests -- A moose hunt -- Journey in New Brunswick and Maine -- The Bay of Fundy -- Cod-fishing in Labrador -- The merchant of Savannah -- Kentucky barbecue on the Fourth of July -- The American sun perch -- The eggers of Labrador -- Fishing in the Ohio -- The wreckers of Florida -- The white perch and its favourite bait -- A racoon hunt in Kentucky -- A wild horse -- Reminiscences of Thomas Bewick -- Pitting of the wolves -- A tough walk for a youth -- Breaking up of the ice -- A maple-sugar camp -- The opossum -- A long calm at sea -- Still becalmed -- Natchez in 1820 --The lost portfolio -- Labrador -- Great Egg Harbour
Control code
ocm01135190
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xlix, 349 pages
Lccn
26020772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)01135190
Label
Delineations of American scenery and character, by John James Audubon; with an introduction by Francis Hobart Herrick
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining-papers
  • "Essays, which extended through the first three volumes of the Ornithological biography to sixty in number are here collected, with the omission only of the last, 'Remarks on the form of the toes of birds,' for the first time in a single volume."--Introduction, page x
  • Frontispiece portrait of Audubon has caption: Painted from life in 1833 by Henry Inman
  • Printed on laid paper
  • Issued also in large paper copy, with mezzotint portrait by F. Cruikshank. Only 42 copies printed, numbered by hand. The frontispiece portrait of Audubon in these copies is reproduced from an engraving published by Robert Havell in London in 1835, and has Audubon's signature in facsimile below the portrait
Bibliography note
"Brief bibliography of the works of John James Audubon": pages vii-viii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Author's preface -- Author's preface, part II -- The Ohio -- The Great Pine Swamp -- The Prairie -- The regulators -- Improvements in the navigation of the Mississippi -- A flood -- Meadville -- The cougar -- The earthquake -- The hurricane -- Kentucky sports -- The traveller and the pole-cat -- Deer hunting -- Niagara -- Hospitality in the woods -- The original painter -- Louisville in Kentucky -- The eccentric naturalist -- Scipio and the bear -- Colonel Boon -- The runaway -- The lost one -- The force of the waters -- The squatters of the Mississippi -- The squatters of Labrador -- Death of a pirate -- A ball in Newfoundland -- The live-oakers -- Spring garden -- St. John's River, in Florida -- The Florida Keys -- The turtlers -- The burnnig of the forests -- A moose hunt -- Journey in New Brunswick and Maine -- The Bay of Fundy -- Cod-fishing in Labrador -- The merchant of Savannah -- Kentucky barbecue on the Fourth of July -- The American sun perch -- The eggers of Labrador -- Fishing in the Ohio -- The wreckers of Florida -- The white perch and its favourite bait -- A racoon hunt in Kentucky -- A wild horse -- Reminiscences of Thomas Bewick -- Pitting of the wolves -- A tough walk for a youth -- Breaking up of the ice -- A maple-sugar camp -- The opossum -- A long calm at sea -- Still becalmed -- Natchez in 1820 --The lost portfolio -- Labrador -- Great Egg Harbour
Control code
ocm01135190
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xlix, 349 pages
Lccn
26020772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)01135190

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