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John Gould - bird man

Maureen Lambourne

John Gould - bird man

by Maureen Lambourne

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Published by Osberton in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gould, John, -- 1804-1881.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maureen Lambourne ; with additional material by Gordon Sauer and Allan McEvey ; preface bySir David Attenborough ; edited by Patricia Connor ; designed by Paul Castell.
    ContributionsSauer, Gordon C., McEvey, Allan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13895189M

    - Explore red's board "John Gould", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about John gould, Birds and Bird prints pins. John Gould was one of the most brilliant ornithologists of the 19th century, and a talented artist. He worked with Charles Darwin, travelled the world to research the beautiful folio works he.

      Attenborough's treasured Lear bird prints reproduced for Folio Society. Society with a copy of the book Birds Drawn For John Gould by Edward Lear. Author: Charlotte Higgins. John Gould: The Bird Man: a Chronology and Bibliography Volume 1 of John Gould the bird man / by Gordon C. Sauer: Author: Gordon C. Sauer: Publisher: Henry Sotheran Limited, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: 4 Aug ISBN: X, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

      John Gould: The 'Bird Man' of Victorian Britain Glossy Ibis by John Gould from The Birds of Britain / Getty Images John Gould was Britain's answer to John James Audubon. John Gould, the bird man by John Gould, John Gould, Gordon C. Sauer, Ann Datta, Natural History Museum (London, England) 3 editions - first published in Written works: Handbook to the Birds of Australia.


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John Gould's Birds Hardcover – March 1, by John Gould (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ /5(4). John Gould was not a sentimental man but in he must have taken a little time to look back on his life.

He had reached the age of seventy-one and had come to a point where much of his world was starting to fade away. His wife had been dead for a number of years, his children had all left the family home and his long-time collaborator – Edwin Prince – had recently passed away. The Bird Man: A Biography of John Gould Hardcover – January 1, by Isabella Tree (Author) › Visit Amazon's Isabella Tree Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 3/5(1). The Bird Man book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This fascinating account of Britain’s most eminent bird illustrator was first /5.

All of John Gould's hummingbirds in one volume, originally published between and including the Supplementary volume completed after Gould's death in An invaluable reference.

full-page color plates plus 74 pages of notes. Gould was at Osberton in Januarywhen he killed a water rail; Gould's original watercolour of it, annotated "Male Osberton Jany Correct colours of the soft parts of the male (leg) when newly killed by me at Osberton" (reproduced in Maureen Lambourne's John Gould.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lambourne, Maureen. John Gould, bird man. Milton Keynes: Osberton Productions, Gould is widely regarded as the father of ornithology in Australia, and The Birds of Australia () as the greatest of his 18 works.

Isabella Tree's lively biography reveals a story of discovery, ambition and betrayal, touching on some of the greatest wonders of the.

John Gould FRS ( ) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. He published a number of monographs on birds, illustrated by plates that he produced with the assistance of his wife, Elizabeth Gould, and several other artists including Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Matthew Hart.

Select Bibliography. Barrett, The Bird Man (Melb, ) A. Chisholm, The Story of Elizabeth Gould (Melb, ) H. Whittell, The Literature of Australian Birds (Perth, ) Gould Commemorative issue, Emu,which carries at pp a complete list of Gould's works A. Chisholm, ‘John Gould's Australian Prospectus’, Emu, part 2, Octpp Known as 'the Bird Man', John Gould () was both an outstanding naturalist and a highly successful businessman.

Prodigious and single minded, he produced 15 major works (totalling nearly 50 folio volumes in all) containing some colour plates; these. Looking for books by John Gould. See all books authored by John Gould, including Tales from Rhapsody Home: Or, What They Don't Tell You About Senior Living, and Next Time Around: Some Things Pleasantly Remembered, and more on Bird artist John Gould captured the essence of his avian subjects with quick, bold lines, but his great success was due to more than a good drawing hand.

Just as important was his manner of production, which yielded an incredible fifty oversized volumes between and First, Gould would make. John Gould--birdman Maureen Lambourne, Allan McEvey, David Attenborough, Gordon Chenoweth Sauer Snippet view - John Gould the bird man: a chronology and bibliography.

This book was first published in as "The Ruling Passion of John Gould" and has now been repackaged as a paperback. It tells the extraordinary story of how John Gould started life as a poorly-paid taxidermist and went on to become the greatest bird painter of the 19th Century - eclipsing even the efforts of John James Audubon/5(3).

About this book. Reissue of the classic biography by Isabella Tree entitled The Ruling Passion of John Gould. From the publisher: 'John Gould, author and publisher of some of the most magnificent illustrated works on birds ever to have been created, was a genius and a vast, colourful volumes eclipsed even his American counterpart Audubon in accuracy and art.

John Gould has 36 books on Goodreads with 79 ratings. John Gould’s most popular book is John Gould's Hummingbirds. John Gould, known as "The Bird Man", lived from He lived in England but he travelled to many then remote areas of the world to obtain bird specimens for his various editions of hand painted bird lithographs that he became famous for.

John Gould employed other distinguished artists to help with the hand coloring throughout his career. Title: John Gould BIRDS IN COLOR Vintage Fine Art Prints - Complete, Status: SOLD, Category: Art:Prints:Ornithology, Shop: Art*Tiques, Description: Here is a complete set of eight fine art prints from the 50's by the ornithologist-artist, John Gould.

John Gould was born in and became one of the greatest ornithologists ever known. He studied. John Gould – Bird Man. Milton Keynes, UK: Osburton Productions. Mengel, Robert M. A Catalogue of the Ellis Collection of Ornithological Books in the University of Kansas Libraries.

Lawrence: University of Kansas. Sauer, Gordon C. John Gould, The Bird Man: A Chronology and Bibliography. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas.

John Gould, (born Sept. 14,Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, Eng.—died Feb. 3,London), English ornithologist whose large, lavishly illustrated volumes on birds commanded ever-mounting prices among bibliophiles. Gould learned taxidermy at Windsor Castle, where his father was foreman of he became taxidermist to the Zoological Society of London.John Gould () was a businessman, publisher, and obsessive bird collector with an eye for a talented artist.

He displayed his entrepreneurial skills from a young age while an apprentice in the royal gardens at Windsor, where, by the age of 14, he was selling stuffed birds to .Find nearly any book by John Gould (page 2). Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers.