Syracuse University Special Collections, John James Audubon, The Birds of America, rare books, ornithology, American Romanticism
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This article details the unique copy of John James Audubon's The Birds of America which now resides in Syracuse University's Special Collections. The author describes the backstory and traces the journey of this extremely rare work. Audubon's work continues to stimulate interest in diverse fields in academia, from art history and science to literature.
Tatham, David. "Audubon's 'The Birds of America': A Sesquicentennial Appreciation." The Courier 24.2 (1989): 3-7.