A Map of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Island With the Adjacent Parts…
WOA: 28 1/4″
Catesby’s work went through two editions in the eighteenth century and was again published in the nineteenth century. This copy was struck to accompany the 1815 edition.
RELATED WORKS: “Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands” by Mark Catesby (1012.1-2). MESDA’s copy is a hybrid of second-edition text (published in 1771) with third-edition (printed in 1815) prints.
DESCRIPTION: A map of part of Virginia, the Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Jucatan, and the Bahama Islands with original blue, green, pink, yellow, and brown color. The cartouche in the upper right corner is composed of sea shells and sea weed with inscription “A MAP OF/CAROLINA, FLORIDA/AND THE/BAHAMA ISLANDS/with the Adjacent Parts.”