"Common Tern" Plate # 433. Paper size: 10 3/8 x 6 3/8''.
This very fine stone lithograph with original hand-coloring is from the First Royal Octavo Edition of Audubon’s Birds of America - the ONLY American edition produced under John James Audubon’s personal supervision.
Lithography and coloring by J.T. Bowen - the finest lithographer and colorist of the period.
Published Philadelphia & New York, 1840-44.
Presented in an archival 16 x 12'' mat.