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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...Vol. I

Histoire naturelle de La Caroline, la Floride, & les Isles Bahama: contenant les desseins des oiseaux, animaux, poissons, serpents, insectes, & plantes...Tome I

1731
Illustrated by Mark Catesby (English, 1683–1749)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC T147030 [-32]; Pritzel 1602; Nissen (Botanical) 336; Nissen (Zoological) 842

Dimensions

Overall: 52.7 x 37.5 x 6 cm (20 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.324

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 hand-colored etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Printed at the Expence of the Author, 1731) Large folio [vol. I only]; 56 leaves, plus 100 plates; original gilt-stamped red-brown morocco [in black solander box].

Illustrations of birds and plants


London: Printed at the Expence of the Author, 1731

Provenance

The heirs of Charlotte C. Browne, by whom given to MFA, June 25, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Charlotte C. Browne