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


Mark Catesby

Bahama (White-cheeked) Pintail – [Anas bahamensis] (Ilathera Duck), T.93, signed in plate at lower right with monogram "MC", from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 1731-43 edition, hand colored engraving on laid paper with "HONIG" watermark, , 10-1/4 x 13-3/4 in. (plate) 12-1/4 in. x 18-1/4 in. (sheet)

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


light toning and foxing, good color, small hole at top right, ink inscription verso, handling crease and grime

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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