- ^ William Curtis. Herbals and insects. University of Massachusetts. [2007-09-01]. "The scope of natural history changed dramatically in 18th century England under the influence of published works directed at amateurs."
- ^ Instructions for collecting and preserving insects; particularly moths and butterflies. Illustrated with a copper-plate, on which the nets, and other apparatus necessary for that purpose are delineated… London: Printed by the author, and sold by George Pearch, 1771. iv, 90 p. fold. plate, 22 cm
- ^ Brummitt, R. K.; C. E. Powell. Authors of Plant Names. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1992. ISBN 1-84246-085-4.
- Hugh Cahill. Case 3: William Curtis and The Botanical Magazine. Nature observed: The work of the botanical artist. King's College London. 2006-05-10 [2007-07-30]. "Flora Londinensis is one of the most beautiful and important botanical publications of the eighteenth century."
- William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 1 to 8. Searchable Index
- Biography of William Curtis
- Curtis, William. The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 1. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. 2006.
- Curtis, William. The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 2.
- Curtis, William. The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 3.
- Curtis, William. The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 4.