Discovering the New World

The Travels and Other Writings of William Bartram

by William Bartram

The Natures of John and William Bartram

by Thomas P. Slaughter
There may be other readers on the far side of the Atlantic whose view of the American landscape in the early days is limited to Captain John Smith and George Catlin, the interval being filled with dimly remembered wars, theological disputes, Red Men, innumerable bears, and, of course, Audubon. But …