May 11, 2017 01:00 PM EDT Asheville, North Carolina
Ends May 25, 2017


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Two hand-colored engravings from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands: The Southern Toad, T.69, volume 2, 3rd edition, on laid paper with "J. Whatman" watermark, 13-5/8 x 10-1/8 in. (plate); The Cucumber Tree and Velvet Ant,  T. 15, appendix, 1754 edition, signed lower left with monogram within plate, on laid paper with "IHS Ivilledary" watermark, 13-7/8 x 10-1/4 in. (plate) 20-1/2 x 14-1/8 in. (page); modern frames


T. 68 with losses to all edges of margin, toning, tape stains, fading. accretion or paint at right edge, hinged in; T. 15 with some modern color with some  losses, hinged in at top, pencil inscriptions verso, light toning; frames with abrasions

Estimate: $400 - $600
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