Audubon the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time. Volume I

Francis Hobart Herrick

Series: Historical Figures
BISAC: SCI034000

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A biography of the gifted ornithologist, animal painter, and writer whose extensive depictions of birds are still considered a monumental achievement in the worlds of animal biology and art. Historical illustrations, photographs, and original documents are presented throughout the book.
(Imprint: SNOVA)

Preface vii
Chronology
Chapter I. Introduction
Chapter II. Jean Audubon and His Family
Chapter III. Jean Audubon as Santo Domingo Planter and Merchant
Chapter IV. Audubon's Birth, Nationality, and Parentage
Chapter V. Lieutenant Audubon as Revolutionist
Chapter VI. School Days in France
Chapter VII. First Visit to the United States, and Life at "Mill Grove"
Chapter VIII .Dacosta and the "Mill Grove" Mine
Chapter IX. Audubon's Last Visit to his Home in France
Chapter X. "La Gerbetière" of Yesterday and Today
Chapter XI. First Ventures in Business at New York, and Sequel to the "Mill Grove" Mine
Chapter XII. Early Drawings in France and America
Chapter XIII. Audubon's Marriage and Settlement in the West
Chapter XIV. A Meeting of Rivals, and Sketch of Another Pioneer
Chapter XV. Experiments in Trade on the Frontier
Chapter XVI. Audubon's Mill and Final Reverses in Business
Chapter XVII .The Enigma of Audubon's Life and the History of His Family in France
Chapter XVIII. Early Episodes of Western Life
Chapter XIX. Audubon and Rafinesque
Chapter XX. Audubon's Æneid, 1819-1824: Wanderings Through the West and South
Chapter XXI. Début as a Naturalist
Chapter XXII. To Europe and Success
Chapter XXIII. Audubon in London
Chapter XXIV. First Visit to America in Search of New Birds
Chapter XXV. Audubon's Letterpress and Its Rivals
Index

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