Here, without comment, are 10 illustrations from 7 books.
This post offers 8 more illustrations of the California condor from books.
This post examines how the California condor is portrayed in encyclopedias devoted specifically to animals, birds, or nature.
Last year saw the publication of Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Katie Fallon (ForeEdge). While this book focuses on turkey vultures, there is considerable discussion of the turkey vulture’s close relative, the California condor. Here’s a review.
This post offers 8 more illustrations of the California condor from 8 books.
For this post, I show a diverse set of black & white photos of the California condor.
This blog includes many posts about articles in newspapers and general-interest magazines. This is because these publications were likely to be found in the hands of a large, diverse readership. Before the internet – and even more so before television – newspapers and magazines were how people learned about our world, including the California condor.
Another widely-available source of information in the pre-internet years was encyclopedias. Encyclopedias covering “all” topics were once fairly common in households, whether in the form of single, large volumes or multi-volume sets. This post is about the presentation of the California condor in these reference works.