- Filices Britannicae, an illustrated account of British ferns, 1785.
- An History of Fungusses growing about Halifax, 1788-1791.
- Harmonia ruralis, an essay towards a natural history of British songbirds, 1794-1796.
Works about BoltonEdit
- "Bolton, James (fl.1775-1795)," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
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