|A Sotheby's employee with a page from "Birds of America". |
Photo: Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters
On Tuesday, in London at a Sotheby's auction the book was sold for $10 million, to an anonymous telephone bidder. Experts say, a plate alone could easily fetch $200,000.
on the Audubon website. Today Audubon's name lives with National Audubon Society, dedicated to "conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife".
(Via Los Angeles Times blogs)