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The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands : containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants : particularly, those not hitherto described, or incorrectly figured by former authors, with their descriptions in English and French : to which is prefixed, a new and correct map of the countries, with observations on their natural state, inhabitants, and productions Preview this item
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The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands : containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants : particularly, those not hitherto described, or incorrectly figured by former authors, with their descriptions in English and French : to which is prefixed, a new and correct map of the countries, with observations on their natural state, inhabitants, and productions

Author: Mark Catesby; George Edwards; Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Printed for Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleetstreet, 1771.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Catesby; George Edwards; Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 5045304
Language Note: Text printed in English and French in parallel columns.
Notes: Originally published: 1731-1743.
Hand colored; map on double leaf.
Vol. 1: [4], viii, [1], 100, [2] p.; v. 2: [4], xliv, 120, [8] p.; xliv p. sometimes bound in v. 1.
Includes index.
Description: 2 v., [222] leaves of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 55 cm. (fol.)
Other Titles: Histoire naturelle de la Caroline, de la Floride, et des isles de Bahama
Responsibility: by the late Mark Catesby ; revised by Mr. Edwards ; ... to the whole is now added a Linnæan index of the animals and plants = Histoire naturelle de la Caroline, de la Floride, et des isles de Bahama : contenant les desseins des oiseaux, des quadrupedes, des poissons, des serpens, des insectes, & des plantes, qui se trouvent dans ces pays-là : et en particulier, de ceux qui n'ont point été descrits jusqu' à present par les auteurs, ou peu exactement dessinés, avec leurs descriptions en franc̥ois et anglois : on trouve au commencement une carte de ces pays, avec des remarques sur leur etat naturel, leur habitans, & leurs productions / par feu Monsieur Marc Catesby ; reveue par Monsieur Edwards ... ; on y a ajouté une table selon le systeme de Linnæus.

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