The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: containing the Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants ... Together with their descriptions in English and French. London: Printed for Charles Marsh, Thomas Wilcox, and Benjamin Sitchall, 1754
2 volumes, folio (20 x 14 in.; 508 x 355 mm). 220 handcolored etched plates after and by Catesby, handcolored folding engraved map in volume 2, title-pages printed in red and black in English and French, text in parallel columns of English and French, dedication leaves in both volumes, "An Account of Carolina and the Bahama Islands" bound following plates of volume 2, etched headpiece by Catesby, historiated woodcut initials, first 20 text leaves of volume 2 with page numerals corrected by hand, as often; "DU" on title-pages corrected by hand, repair to upper right edge of title-page of volume 1 (not affecting text), tears repaired in plates 1–4, small holes (generally not affecting images) in plates 5–8 and 19–21 in volume 1, plates 57–80 in volume 1 with light vertical crease, plate 19 in volume 2 with marginal tear, scattered light foxing and browning throughout. Full red morocco gilt, edges gilt; quite worn, volume 1 with covers detached, text block separated into two sections.
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