Audubon Virginian Rail - First Octavo Edition - 1840-44

"Virginian Rail"  Plate # 311  Paper size 6 1/2 x 9 7/8''

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 12 x 16'' mat

  • Inventory# A-787