An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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CATESBY, Mark

4 entries
  • 9571

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 on agriculture, grain, pulse, roots &c. To the whole is prefixed a new and complete map of the countries treated of. 2 vols.

London: Printed at the expense of the author...., 17311747.

The only attempt to record the natural history of a region of America during the colonial period. Includes 220 fine handcolored etched plates after and by Catesby and mostly signed with his cipher, excepting plates 61 and 96 in vol. 2 by Georg Dionysius Ehret. Publication in parts began in 1729. Digital facsimile from the Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: Agriculture / Horticulture, BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Bahamas, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Caribbean, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Florida, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › North Carolina, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › South Carolina, ZOOLOGY › Arthropoda › Entomology, ZOOLOGY › Ichthyology, ZOOLOGY › Illustration, ZOOLOGY › Ornithology
  • 9570

Of birds of passage.

Phil. Trans., 44, 435-444., 1746.

Catesby was one of the first ornithologists to study bird migration. Digital facsimile from the Royal Society at this link.



Subjects: ZOOLOGY › Ornithology
  • 7678

The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants, particulary 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 / by the late Mark Catesby; revised by Mr. [George] Edwards. 2 vols.

London: C. Marsh, T. Wilcox, and B. Stiehall, 1754.

Second edition, edited by ornithologist George Edwards. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: Agriculture / Horticulture, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American South, NATURAL HISTORY, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Florida, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › North Carolina, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › South Carolina, ZOOLOGY, ZOOLOGY › Illustration, ZOOLOGY › Ornithology
  • 7679

Hortus Europae americanus, or, A collection of 85 curious trees and shrubs: the produce of North America, adapted to the climates and soils of Great-Britain, Ireland, and most parts of Europe, &c together with their blossoms, fruits and seeds, observations on their culture, growth, constitution and virtues, with directions how to collect, pack up and secure them in their passage.

London: Printed for J. Millan, 1767.

Digital facsimile from the Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link. First published as Hortus Britanno-Americanus (1763).



Subjects: BOTANY, BOTANY › Botanical Illustration, BOTANY › Dendrology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , NATURAL HISTORY