Belon, Aldrovandi, & Jonstonus
Nieremberg & Willoughby
Catesby's Natural History of SC
Edwards & Pennant
Illustration processes
Wilson's American Ornitology
Audubon's Birds of America
Audubon & Bachman
Selby, Swainson, & Gould
De Kay & Cassin
Selected References

Audubon and Others


  • Anker, Jean, Bird Books and Bird Art (The Hague: Antiquariaat Junk B.V., 1973).
  • Audubon, Maria R., Audubon and His Journals, 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897).
  • Bachman, Christian, John Bachman (Charleston, SC: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1888).
  • Cantwell, Robert, Alexander Wilson, Naturalist and Pioneer (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1961).
  • Catesby, Mark, Natural History of the Carolinas and Florida (London: C Marsh, 1754), digital version:
  • Christie's, John James Audubon, The Birds of America, property of the Delaware Art Museum (New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1982).
  • ________, Catalogue of John James Audubon, The Birds of America and other important printed books by Audubon, . . the properties of The University of Edinburgh . . . (New York, N.Y.: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1992).
  • _______, John James Audubon and his Circle: the Collections of Dr. Evan Morton Evans (1870- 1955) and his son (New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1993).
  • _______, John James Audubon's Birds of America: the early subscriber's set of George Lane Fox (New York: Christie's, 2000).
  • Clark, Taylor, and Lois E. Bannon, Handbook of Audubon Prints (Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1980).
  • Fries, Waldemar H., The Double Elephant Folio: the Story of Audubon's Birds of America (Chicago: American Library Association, 1973). --also reissued with the Abbeville Press/National Audubon Society edition, 1985.
  • Herrick, Francis Hobart, Audubon the Naturalist, a history of his life and time, second edition (New York: Appleton-Century, 1938).
  • Kastner, Joseph, with Miriam T. Gross, The Bird Illustrated, 1550-1900: from the collections of the New York Public Library (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988).
  • Low, Susanne M., An Index and Guide to Audubon's Birds of America: a Study of the Double- Elephant Folio . . . as Engraved by William H. Lizars and Robert Havell (New York: the American Museum of Natural History/Abbeville Press, 1988).
  • Lysaght, A. M., The book of birds: five centuries of bird illustration (London: Phaidon, 1975).
  • Peterson, Roger Tory, and Virginia Marie Peterson, Commentaries on Audubon's Birds of America (New York: Abbeville, 1981).
  • Ridge, Davy-Jo Stribling, A Load of Gratitude: Audubon and South Carolina (Columbia, SC: Thomas Cooper Library, 1985).
  • Sanderson, Albert E. Sanders and William D. Anderson, Jr., Natural History Investigations in South Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present (Columbia, SC: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1999).
  • Sitwell, Sacheverell, Handasyde Buchanan, and James Fisher, Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 (London: Collins; New York: Van Nostrand, 1953).
  • Skipwith, Peyton, The Great Bird Illustrators and their Art, 1730-1930 (New York: A & W Publishers, 1979).
  • Streshinsky, Shirley, Audubon: Life and Art in the American Wilderness (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1998).
  • Sotheby's, John James Audubon: The Birds of America, the Property of the Caledon Family Settlements (New York: Sotheby's, January 28-29, 1985).
  • ________, John James Audubon: The Birds of America, the Property of the New York City Department of Records & Information Services (New York: Sotheby's, October 18-19, 1985).
  • ________, The Library of H. Bradley Martin: . . . pt. 1 : John James Audubon, magnificent books and manuscripts; pt. 2: Magnificent color-plate ornithology; pt. 3: the original water-colors for Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology (New York: Sotheby's, 1989).
  • Taylor, David, South Carolina Naturalists, An Anthology, 1700-1860 (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1998).

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