John James Audubon Copyrighted in 1839
As Artistic Publishing Company
"This is only 1 picture that was registered as an
proof, specimen numbered 2014, as a representation
of 1827 to 1839 engravings as a guided index number
submitted to congress November 1839"
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year
"BY J. J. Audubon, "
"In the Clerks Office of the District Court of the
for the Southern District of New York "
A Synopsis of Birds in America, 1839
November it was published by Artistic Picture Publishing
Company. The Havells created the first drawing which
is in the description as "volume 12, page 359,
the Mallard Duck, plate 221, print 45, Double Elephant
Folio size" as an systematic index to correspond
1827 through 1838 and copyrighted, November 1839,
in New York City.
THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, From drawings made in the united
and their teritories. Published by the author John James
John Woodhouse Audubon Octavo Edition Of 500 Plates,
June 6 1840 to March 1844.
Printed at New World Printing whom were Audubonís personal
agents from 1839 creating the specimen number to be copyrighted
and creating 65 new plates to bring the index to 500 plates
thus begins john Woodhouse Audubonís issues of seven volumes
in New York, 1840 through 1844 drawing made in the united
and their territories for John Woodhouse Audubon. these
and white octavo stone lithography that have been hand colored
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