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  • Book Title: Some Birds and Mammals of North America
  • Author: Axel Amuchastegui
  • Date: 1971
  • Publisher: Tryon Gallery/George Rainbird
  • Pages: 311
  • Size: 21.25 x 14.25 inches
  • #17 of a limited edition of 50
  • 8 full page illustrations of birds and 8 of mammals
  • Vellum cover

    Axel Amuchastegui (born 1921) is considered one of the best wildlife illustrators of the last 100 years. He is a self trained artist driven by his love for the beauty of the natural environment in which he grew up, raised by his grandmother and parents to have a love of all the creatures of the wild. He developed a unique technique for his paintings using Chinese inks and watercolors. There is now a tremendous appreciation for Axel Amchastegui's work. Argentina has designed several postage stamps from his paintings.

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  • Condition

    Fair, the vellum cover is unfaded and without tears or creases. The inside is in near fine condition, the only flaws being light foxing to blank end pages. The pages throughout the body of the book are uniformly clean, with no foxing or other stains. There are no creases or tears, no stamps or other attachments. The only writing is the copy number and the artist's initials.

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    Some Birds & Mammals of N. America by Axel Amuchastegui

    Estimate $200 - $500Oct 23, 2016
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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