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The curious Mister Catesby : a "truly ingenious" naturalist explores new worlds / edited for the Catesby Commemorative Trust by E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott ; foreword by Jane O. Waring.
Additional Title(s):
Mister Catesby
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
xviii, 425 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm.
Reference Library
QH31.C35 C87 2015 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-383) and indexes.
"A bibliography for Mark Catesby": pages 385-402.
Subject Terms:
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749 -- Influence.
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749.
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749. Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands.
Natural history -- North America -- Pictorial works.
Natural history -- Southern States -- Pictorial works.
Natural history illustration -- History -- 18th century.
Natural history illustrators -- Southern States -- Biography.
Naturalists -- Southern States -- Biography.
Illustrated works.
Nelson, E. Charles, editor of compilation.
Elliott, David J. (David John), 1935-
Catesby Commemorative Trust, issuing body.

  • "The truly honest, ingenious, and modest Mr. Mark Catesby, F.R.S." : documenting his life (1682/83-1749) / E. Charles Nelson
  • Behind the scenes : Catesby the man, viewed through the lens of a camera / Cynthia P. Neal
  • Mark Catesby's botanical forerunners in Virginia / Karen Reeds
  • Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) : pioneering naturalist, artist, and inspiration for Catesby / Kay Etheridge and Florence F.J.M. Pieters
  • William Dampier (1651-1715) : the pirate of exquisite mind / Diana Preston and Michael Preston
  • John Lawson's A new voyage to Carolina and his "Compleat history" : the Mark Catesby connection / Marcus B. Simpson Jr.
  • Mark Catesby's world : England / Janet Browne
  • Mark Catesby's world : Virginia / Sarah Hand Meacham
  • Mark Catesby's Carolina adventure / Suzanne Linder Hurley
  • Mark Catesby's Bahamian natural history (observed in 1725-1726) / Robert Robertson
  • Mark Catesby's preparatory drawings for The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Henrietta McBurney
  • The publication of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Leslie K. Overstreet
  • The plant collections of Mark Catesby in Oxford / Stephen A. Harris
  • Carl Linnaeus and the influence of Mark Catesby's botanical work / C.E. Jarvis
  • The economic botany and ethnobotany of Mark Catesby / W. Hardy Eshhaugh
  • "Of birds of passage" : Mark Catesby and contemporary theories on bird migration and torpor / Shepard Krech III
  • Catesby's animals (other than birds) in The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Aaron M. Bauer
  • Catesby's fundamental contributions to Linnaeus's binomial catalog of North American animals / Kraig Adler
  • Mark Catesby's plant introductions and English gardens of the eighteenth century / Mark Laird
  • Following in the footsteps of Mark Catesby / Judith Magee
  • Inspiration from The natural history of Carolina... by Mark Catesby / Ghillean T. Prance
  • Conclusions : Account, appendix, Hortus, and other endings among Mark Catesby's work / David J. Elliott
  • Appendix : Identification of the plants and animals illustrated by Mark Catesby for The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / James L. Reveal.