Audubon, John James. FORK-TAIL PETREL - PLATE CCLX OF "THE BIRDS OF AMERICA by John James Audubon. From the "Double Elephant" folio first edition printed by Havell and published by Audubon between 1827 and 1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, 1835. Printed on Whatman paper. Variant 2 ("Fork-Tail"). 12 3/16 x 19 1/4 inches, 309 x 489 mm. (plate), sheet trimmed to 17 3/4 x 24 1/4 inches. The trimming of the sheet leaves only a small part of the top of the "Wh" of "Whatman" watermark at the top right. Apart from the trimming, the print is in very good condition.
Inventory # 11135