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


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Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

White-billed Woodpecker, T.16, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, volume 1, 1731-43 edition, hand-colored engraving on laid paper with Strasbourg Lily watermark, 14-3/4 x 10-1/8 in. (plate) 18-5/8 x 12-1/2 in. (page), with text, unframed

 

Provenance:Ex-collection of Harry Walker Coon (1922-2014) Seven Springs, Williamsburg, Virginia; Private Collection, Wisconsin

Condition:

light toning, foxing, good color, evidence of binding edge at left, minor pest stains mostly verso; tear in text bottom center

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,998
05/11/2017

 

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