Audubon : America's Greatest Naturalist and His Voyage of Discovery to Labrador

Audubon : America's Greatest Naturalist and His Voyage of Discovery to Labrador

by Peter B. Logan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997228212
Publisher: Thomson-Shore Inc
Publication date: 04/26/2016
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.60(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Prologue: Boston (March 1833) 3

1 America, My Country (1803-1826) 9

2 The Birds of America (1826-1833) 40

3 New York and Boston (Spring 1833) 65

4 Eastport (May 1833) 87

5 Grand Manan (May 1833) 120

6 Departure (June 1833) 129

7 Magdalen Islands and Gannet Rocks (June 1833) 148

8 American Harbor, Labrador (June 1833) 163

9 Wapitiguan Harbor, Labrador (June-July 1833) 189

10 Little Mecattina Cove, Labrador (July 1833) 209

11 Portage Bay, Labrador (July 1833) 224

12 Bras d'Or, Labrador (July-August 1833) 234

13 Newfoundland (August 1833) 262

14 Nova Scotia (August 1833) 277

15 Home (September 1833) 298

16 A Monument to Natural History (1833-1839) 307

17 America's Greatest Naturalist (1839-1851) 329

Epilogue 357

Appendix

A Letter of Introduction from the Duke of Sussex (July 21, 1831) 391

B Eastern Democrat, Eastport, Maine (August 24, 1832) 392

C Letters between John J. Audubon and Richard Harlan, M.D. (March 1833) 394

D Journal of George C. Shattuck Jr. (May 7-June 13, 1833) 397

E Captain's Log, U.S. Revenue Cutter Swiftsure (May 23-25 and June 6, 1833) 413

F Charter-Party of Affreightment for the Ripley (June 5, 1833) 414

G New-York Gazette & General Advertiser (March-September 1833) 416

H "Mr. Audubon" Boston Daily Advertiser & Patriot (September 7, 1833) 426

I "A Californian's Recollection of Naturalist Audubon," S.F. Call (September 6, 1896) 431

Notes 437

Bibliography 665

Acknowledgments 685

Illustration Credits 699

Index 703

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