Bird: Exploring the Winged World

Author(s): Editors Phaidon, Grouw Katrina, Lobo Jen

Natural History & Field Guides | Just in

Let your imagination take flight and celebrate the beauty and diversity of birds throughout art, science, history, and culture

Bird: Exploring the Winged World presents a visually stunning survey of birds, chronicling their scientific and popular appeal throughout the ages and around the world. Showcasing the remarkable diversity of species, from tiny hummingbirds to ostriches taller than humans, and icebound penguins to tropical macaws, this extraordinary book includes renowned and lesser-known ornithological illustrations and artwork of all styles.

Arranged in thoughtfully paired juxtapositions, it reveals how artists, illustrators, ornithologists, and photographers - from ancient Egypt to the present - have captured the spirit, likeness, character, and symbolism of birds.

Bird is the latest instalment in Phaidon's bestselling and much-loved Explorer Series, building on the success of Map, Plant, Flower, Animal, Anatomy, and Universe 


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General Fields

  • : 9781838661403
  • : Phaidon Press
  • : Phaidon Press
  • : 0.3
  • : August 2021
  • : {"length"=>["29"], "width"=>["25"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Editors Phaidon, Grouw Katrina, Lobo Jen
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 352