About this book
Inspired by a display of John James Audubon's paintings at the 1876 World's Fair, amateur naturalist and artist Genevieve Jones began a volume illustrating the bird nests and eggs that Audubon omitted in his seminal "The Birds of America." Jones' story and drawings are included here.
Chronicles the story of Genevieve Jones, her family and the making of an extraordinary 19th century book, "Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio". Includes reproductions of 68 colour lithographs.
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