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Hortus Europae Americanus, by Mark Catesby

Hortus Europae Americanus: or A Collection of 85 Curious Trees and Shrub, the Produce of North America; Adapted to the Climates and Soils of Great Britain, Ireland and Most Parts of Europe. By Mark Catesby

Hortus Europae Americanus: or A Collection of 85 Curious Trees and Shrub, the Produce of North America; Adapted to the Climates and Soils of Great Britain, Ireland and Most Parts of Europe.
By Mark Catesby, F.R.S. published posthumously by J. Millan, 1767
15 1/2 x 12 inches
Courtesy of South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina
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