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The Curious Mister Catesby

$42.95

The Curious Mister Catesby

$42.95


A landmark book filled with introspective and concise essays, each developed with a richness of detail, revealing the portrait of a self-taught artist from Suffolk who had an insatiable curiosity about nature. This classic is an engaging introduction to Catesby’s timeless illustrations and to his keen observation of the natural world. The authors reveal new insight into Catesby, his journeys, his peers, and the inexhaustible pursuit of botanical and zoological specimens in an eighteenth-century world.