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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 the forest-trees, shrubs, and other plants, not hitherto described, or very incorrectly figured by authors. Together with their descriptions in English and French. To which, are added observations on the air, soil, and waters: with remarks upon agriculture, grain, pulse, roots, &c. To the whole, is prefixed a new and correct map of the countries treated of = Histoire naturelle de la Caroline, la Floride, & les Isles Bahama: contenant les desseins des oiseaux, animaux, poissons, serpents, insectes, & plantes. Et en particulier, des arbres des forets, arbrisseaux, & autres plantes, qui n'ont point été decrits, jusques à present par les auteurs, ou peu exactement dessinés. Avec leur descriptions en françois & en anglois. A quoi on a adjouté, des observations sur l'air, le sol, & les eaux, avec des remarques sur l'agriculture, les grains, les legumes, les racines, &c. Le tout est precedé d'une carte nouvelle & exacte des païs dont il s'agist

by Marc Catesby.
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2 v. (100 p., [101] leaves of plates) : chiefly col. ill., col. map ; 52 cm.
Variant title
Histoire naturelle de la Caroline, la Floride & les Isles Bahama
Related title
An account of Carolina and the Bahama Islands.
Relation de la Caroline, et des Isles de Bahama.
London : Printed at the expence of the author, 1731-43.
Vol. 2, p. 59 numbered 56.
Vol. 2, pl. 61 unnumbered; pl. 80 numbered 62.
App., pl. 3, 7, 9 unnumbered (wanting).
"The figures were etched by himself from his own paintings, and the colored copies executed under his inspection."-- Appleton's cyclopedia of Amer. biog., v. 1, p. 557.
Contains supplement: An account of Carolina and the Bahama Islands. Relation de la Caroline, et des Isles de Bahama. xliv p. Also: Appendix. 1748? 20 p. 20 col. pl.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Appendix wanting.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Included in the 1828 Catalogue of the University of Virginia Library.
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