Mark Catesby: the Curious and Ingenious Naturalist

Diana: Editors E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott have compiledĀ a book about a man I’d never heard of: Mark Catesby. One of the earliest naturalists, as well as an author and illustrator, Catesby studiedĀ the fauna and flora of North America over a seven-year period. He influenced Audubon, Darwin, and the explorers Lewis and Clark. The book, The Curious Mister Catesby, is a treasure and … Continue reading Mark Catesby: the Curious and Ingenious Naturalist