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O'Callaghan, Billy, (Artist)

Birds of America : 2010 supplement.

Additional Title(s):

Birds of America: redacted

Studio edition.
[San Francisco] : [Billy O'Callaghan], 2010.
Physical Description:
[20] pages : color illlustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.O23 B57 2010+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mark Aronson in memory of Gladys Glover
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Tête-bêche format. Two titles, bound head-to-toe, in one paper cover. Titles transcribed from both "front" covers.
Issued in a manila folder, with label reading "Studio edition- full photographic color digital pigment print on super heavy weight matte paper, bound with double stick tape, archival staples, stainless steel & magic."
Described on the artist's website as a "double reared edition," with "full photographic color digital pigment print on super heavyweight matte paper, bound with archival tape and stainless steel staples, edition of 200."
An "update" to Audubon's Birds of America; the supplement features illustrations of cultural "birds," such as flipping the bird, hand turkey, rubber ducky, Big Bird, Tweety Bird, etc. The redacted version shows blacked-out images of six birds that have become extinct.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- United States.
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. Birds of America.
Birds -- United States.
Extinct birds -- North America.
Tête-bêche binding.
Artist's books.

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