Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
UNC Press Books, Feb 1, 1999 - Nature - 176 pages
With this lovely and informative volume, Alan Feduccia preserves the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America. First published by UNC Press in 1985, the book features all
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Editors Note on the Plates
The Text of The Natural History of Carolina Florida and the Bahama Islands
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