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Published: Jun 1 2003
Size: 7 x 10
Bill Steiner is a field ecologist and expert bird-watcher who has compiled one of the most significant private collections of Audubon prints in the United States. An accomplished entomologist, herpetologist, and horticulturist, he holds degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. From 1994 to 1996 Steiner worked with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games as the environmental chief for the 1996 Summer Olympics. Steiner lives in Lithonia, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.
"A first-rate guide A superb resource for collectors and an indispensable addition to academic American Art History reference collections."—Wisconsin Bookwatch
"Field ecologist Steiner has compiled one of the most significant private collections of Audubon prints in the US. Highly recommended."—Choice
"This is a fascinating book, and I had a hard time putting it down. It tells a lot about Audubon and those who worked with him to produce his original life-size paintings of American birds and mammals, but even more about the prints themselves as they have been reproduced in various ways over the past century and a half. I had no idea that there is so much information about Audubon's art work or that it could be presented in such an interesting fashion. This book will be of value to anyone who owns an Audubon print, and especially to anyone who looks forward to obtaining one."—Richard C. Banks, research associate, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds
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