Cover image for Peterson's birds : the art and photography of Roger Tory Peterson
Title:
Peterson's birds : the art and photography of Roger Tory Peterson
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory, 1908-1996.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Universe Pub., 2002.

©1994
Physical Description:
ix, 134 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 21 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Roger Tory Peterson. 1994.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789306869
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Uses the celebrated ornithologist's oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, prints, book illustrations, and photographs to profile one of America's greatest birders.


Author Notes

William Knowlton Zinsser (October 7, 1922 - May 12, 2015) was an American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher. He began his career as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune, where he worked as a feature writer, drama editor, film critic and editorial writer. Throughout the 1970s, Zinsser taught writing at Yale University. He wrote 18 books, including On Writing Well, which is in its 17th edition. Zinsser died at the age of 92 in Manhattan on May 12, 2015.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

S. Dillon RipleyWilliam Zinsser
Forewordp. viii
"Watching the Birds"p. 1
Paintingsp. 22
Illustrationp. 46
Photographyp. 76
Chronologyp. 124
Bibliographyp. 134