Audubon: An Intimate Life of The American Woodsman

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Pelican Publishing, 1937 - Animal painters - 517 pages
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Contents

PROLOGUE The American Woodsman
14
BOOK ONE The Boy Audubon
18
Chapter 1La Gerbetiere on the Loire
19
Chapter 2Mill Grove on the Perkioming
29
La Cerbeliere Captain Jean Audubons villa on the river Loire near Coueron
32
The European Coot Another of Audubons drawing of French birds
43
The Marquis and Marquise de SaintPierre and their son Nicholas Three
49
BOOK TWO Audubon The Merchant Chapter 3The Louisville Venture
53
BOOK SEVEN Europe And Fame
309
Chapter 20An Oddfish in Liverpool 311
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Audubons sketch of himself made at Liverpool
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Chapter 21In Fair Edina
323
Audubon at 41 The Wands engraving of John Symes oil portrait Facing
336
Lucy Green Bakewell Audubon A miniature by Frederick Cruikshank Lon
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Chapter 22London Town
343
Audubon at 48 Oil painting by Henry Inman Philadelphia 1833 Facing
352

Fintail Duck A sketch by Audubon on a page of his journal
71
Chapter 4Henderson and the Infernal Mill
72
BOOK THREE Audubon The Wanderer
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Chapter 5On a Flatboat Down the Mississippi 103
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Chapter 6His Own Story of His Life
115
Imber Diver A penandink sketch of a Loon by Audubon in his journal
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Chapter 7Birds Broadhorns and Keelboats
123
Purple Grackles An example of his early bird portraiture Facing
144
BOOK FOUR In Old New Orleans
147
Chapter 8The Portrait Sketcher
149
Chapter 9Mme Andre and the Souvenir Gun
159
Towhee Buntings An early drawing made at Mill Crove Facing
160
Greenbacked Swallows A redrawing from Audubons plate
167
Chapter 10Cheese and Snubs
168
French Market New Orleans A sketch by Charles A LeSueur
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BOOK FIVE Audubons Happyland
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Feliciana 193
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An entry in Audubons journal
206
Chapter 12His Bird Heaven
207
Chapter 13Shadows on Oakley
219
Audubons first studio in New Orleans Facing
224
BOOK SIX The Itch of A Wandering Foot
227
Chapter 14The Little House in Dauphine St
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Whooping crane Redrawn from Audubons plate
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Chapter 15Failure in New Orleans
241
Flatboats at Natchez A sketch by Charles A LeSueur
247
Chapter 16Natchez on the Hill
248
Chapter 17The Perambulating Portrait Painter
258
Seal and Coat of Arms of the Marquis de SaintPierre
268
Chapter 18Seeking a Publisher
269
Chapter 19Back In Happyland
290
Wood Stork Redrawn from Audubons plate
308
Chapter 23Paris
369
Chapter 24Back to America
377
Black Vultures attacking the head of a deer
386
Chapter 25Final Days in Feliciana
387
The Gallinule Redrawn from Audubons plate
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BOOK EIGHT Audubon The Publisher
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Chapter 26The Bird Biographies
397
Audubon at 53 Oil portrait by George P A Healy London 1838 Facing 353
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Chapter 27In Florida Wilds
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Map of Audubons Florida explorations
413
Head of buffalo calf drawn by Audubon in 1843 Facing
417
Chapter 28Down To The Labrador
418
Chapter 29To Louisiana For the Last Time
430
Audubon at 56 Chappels engraving from John Woodhouse Audubons paint
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Map of Audubons expedition along the Gulf of Mexico
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Chapter 30The Great Work Completed
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Audubon at 63 From the daguerreotype by Matthew B Brady Focing
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of the Wind
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Audubon from an old woodcut
458
Epilogue The Final Journey
460
APPENDICES AThe Enigma and The Lost Dauphin
465
Aux Cayes on the island of Santo Domingo
466
BCreole de SaintDomingue
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CA Bibliography of Audubons Works
485
DAuthentic Likenesses
495
Audubon at 46 A miniature on ivory by Frederick Cruikshank London
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EList of Plates
500
Title page of the first edition of The Birds in miniature
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FAuthorities Consulted
507
Acknowledgments
509
Index
513
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