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Map depicting British, French and Spanish colonies from Catesby's Natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands

Chesek, Craig

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Map depicting British, French and Spanish colonies from Catesby's Natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands
  • Creator: Chesek, Craig
  • Subject: Birds, Shells, Ornithology, Maps, Rare books, South Atlantic States, Caribbean, Biodiversity
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: A map of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands with the Adjacent Parts.
  • Medium: Hand-colored engravings
  • Imprint: London : Printed at the expence of the author, and sold by W. Innys ..., 1731-1743 [i.e. 1729-1747]
  • Identifier: b10487451_2
  • Description of Publication: 2 v. : chiefly col. ill., col. map ; 56 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Ornithology
  • Date of Publication: 1747
  • Date: 2013
  • Coverage: United States
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: RF-13-J, RF-13-K
  • Book Title: The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama island : 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
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1048745%20target=_blank">b10487451</a>
  • Author: Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749
  • Artist: Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749

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