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Butterflies of Titian Ramsay Peale Journal

The Butterflies of Titian Ramsay Peale Journal


Price: $14.95

  • Publication Date: September 15, 2015
  • Imprint: Abrams Noterie
  • Trim Size: 5 12 x 7 34
  • ISBN: 9781419718052
  • Page Count: 208
  • Illustrations: Full-color art throughout
  • Rights: World/All

This hardcover journal is based on Titian Ramsay Peale’s The Butterflies of North America, an unpublished nineteenth-century manuscript equivalent in scope to Audubon’s Birds of America. Inspired by the collage-like quality of Peale’s original notes and drawings, the journal features an exposed binding, a foil-stamped cover, a removable half-jacket, and artwork scattered throughout the blank and lined pages. Peale’s manuscript is now housed in Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History’s Library.

Also see: The Butterflies of North America: Titian Peale’s Lost Manuscript (978-1-4197-1784-0) and The Butterflies of Titian Ramsay Peale Notecards (978-1-4197-1806-9).

About the author

Artist and naturalist Titian Ramsay Peale (1799–1885) was the sixteenth child of the important American artist Charles Willson Peale. The Peale family of artists played a significant role in the development of the arts in America.

Founded in 1869, The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Its collections and exhibitions attract about five million visitors annually.