Books of Reference

I'm currently working on adding more art to the site. as things calm down I'll ad more books to the list.


Wilfred Blunt,, The Art of Botanical Illustration, Published London, 1950


Mark Catesby, with an introduction by George Frick, The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands containing two hundred and twenty figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants (by the late Mark Catesby, F.R.S.), Beehive Press, Savannah, Georgia, 1974.

A.M.Coats The Book of Flowers:Four centuries of Flower Illustration. Published London, 1973

W. A. Churchill, Watermarks in Paper in Holland, England, France, etc. in the XVII and XVIII Centuries and the Interconnection,Martino Publishing, Mansfield Centre, CT, 2006.


Alan Feduccia, Catesby’s Birds of Colonial America, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1985.


Amy R.W. Meyers & Margaret Beck Pritchard,Empire’s Nature: Mark Catesby’s New World Vision, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1998.

Henrietta McBurney, Mark Catesby’s Natural history of America: The Watercolors from the Royal Library Windsor Castle, Merrell Holberton, London, 1997.


Sacheverell Sitwell, Handasyde Buchanan, and James Fisher, Fine Bird Books, 1700-1900, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 1990.

Sacheverell. Sitwell, W. Blunt and P.M. Synge Great Flower Books,1700-1900. Published London, 1956

Sotheby's, Magnificent Botanical Books, Published London, 1987