Under a Wild Sky
John James Audubon and the Making of the Birds of America
ISBN10: 0865476713 ISBN13: 9780865476714 Publisher: North Point Pr Published: Jun 1 2004 Pages: 367 Weight: 1.45lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Furnishes a fascinating glimpse of John James Audubon, a self-taught painter, his extraordinary efforts to record the wild birds of North America, and his fifteen-year struggle against a conventional and suspicious scientific establishment to find a publisher for his masterwork, The Birds of America. 25,000 first printing.