For the publication history of The Birds of America, see the Overview section under Audubon's Works in this guide.
Only the most significant editions and reproductions of The Birds of America held in LSU Libraries are listed here. Call numbers without a location after them indicate the title is held in more than one location. See linked catalog records for details.
The Audubon holdings of LSU Libraries Special Collections also include 120 original elephant folio plates from The Birds of America which are unbound. These are part of the art collection in the McIlhenny Natural History Collection, and are not currently represented in the library catalog. For a selection of original drawings and other material connected with The Birds of America octavo edition, see under Manuscript Collections in this guide.