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William Byrd II and his lost history : engravings of the Americas

Author: Margaret Beck Pritchard; Virginia Lascara Sites
Publisher: Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Manuscripts
Pictorial works
[Literature]
Named Person: William Byrd; William (Schriftsteller Byrd; William Byrd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Beck Pritchard; Virginia Lascara Sites
ISBN: 0879350881 9780879350888
OCLC Number: 26503467
Description: xviii, 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Bodleian copperplates and Holkham prints --
Byrd and the dividing line --
The Williamsburg buildings --
Byrd's views of British politics and the Americas: the remaining illustrations --
Byrd's resources: the library and his circle of friends --
Byrd's perception of the natural world and the natural history on the engravings --
The engraver of the plates --
Conclusion --
Appendix --
Index.
Other Titles: William Byrd the Second and his lost history.
Responsibility: by Margaret Beck Pritchard and Virginia Lascara Sites.

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