European bee-eater, from John Gould, The Birds of Europe, 1837 (see item 32). 

          Recommended Reading

Barber, LynnThe Heyday of Natural History.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1980.

Blunt, WilfridThe Compleat Naturalist: A Life of Linnaeus.  New York: Viking, 1971.

Brosse, JacquesGreat Voyages of Discovery: Circumnavigators and Scientists, 1764-1843.  New York: Facts on File, 1983.

Browne, JanetCharles Darwin: Voyaging. Volume I of a Biography.  New York: Knopf, 1995.

Browne, JanetCharles Darwin: The Power of Place. Volume II of a Biography.  New York: Knopf, 2002.

Browne, JanetDarwin's Origin of Species: A Biography.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006.

Dance, S. PeterThe Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and their Work.  Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1978.

Darwin, CharlesOn the Origin of Species: A Facsimile of the First Edition.  Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Farber, Paul Lawrence.  Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E.O. Wilson.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Haupt, Lyanda LynnPilgrim on the Great Bird Continent: The Importance of Everything and Other Lessons from Darwin's Lost Notebooks.  Boston: Little Brown, 2006.

Keynes, Richard DarwinFossils, Finches, and Fuegians: Darwin's Adventures and Discoveries on the Beagle.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Ogilvie, Brian WThe Science of Describing: Natural History in Renaissance Europe.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Pauly, DanielDarwin's Fishes: An Encyclopedia of Ichthyology, Ecology, and Evolution   Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Rehbock, Philip FThe Philosophical Naturalists: Themes in Early Nineteenth-Century British Biology.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983.

Rice, AnthonyVoyages of Discovery: Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration.  New York: Clarkson Potter, 1999.

Rudwick, Martin J. SThe Meaning of Fossils: Episodes in the History of Palaeontology.  2nd edition.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Stott, RebeccaDarwin and the Barnacle: The Story of One Tiny Creature and History's Most Spectacular Scientific Breakthrough.  New York: Norton, 2003.

Winsor, Mary PStarfish, Jellyfish, and the Order of Life: Issues in Nineteenth-century Science.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976. 

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