James Audubon

Have you heard of the book entitled The Birds of North America by a fellow named James John Audubon? One highly coveted copy was auctioned off in March of 2000 to Qatar’s Sheikh Saud bin Muhammed Al Thani for 8.8 million dollars.  The amount seems pretty pricy for any book, let alone one about the...

Have you heard of the book entitled The Birds of North America by a fellow named James John Audubon? One highly coveted copy was auctioned off in March of 2000 to Qatar’s Sheikh Saud bin Muhammed Al Thani for 8.8 million dollars.  The amount seems pretty pricy for any book, let alone one about the...