Special viewing: Mark Catesby’s "The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama islands"

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Kroch Library, Level 2B, Reading Room Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Explore rare botanical books from the Library’s History of Science Collections in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections. Associate professor of Horticulture Don Rakow will host a special viewing of the 1731 edition of Mark Catesby’s exquisitely illustrated work to address viewer questions about this seminal publication in the history of botany. Other treasures from the Library’s Rare and manuscript Division will also be on view.
Reading Room, Rare & Manuscript Collections, Level 2B, Kroch Library. 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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