Audubon Common Tern - First Octavo Edition - 1840-44


"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.

  • Inventory# A-104