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


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Crested Jay (Blue Jay),T.15, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 1731-43 edition, hand colored engraving on laid paper with "IV" watermark, 10 x 13-7/8 in. (plate) 12 x 18-3/8 in. (page), unframed

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


good color, light toning, small edge tear at right edge, remnant evidence of binding edge at bottom, 3 small pin holes center, right margin, 1/16 in. tear in leaf left, some handling grime

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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