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


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Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

The Purple Martin, T.51, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 1731-43 edition, hand colored engraving on laid paper with Strasbourg Lily with dropped "4" watermark, 10-3/8 x 13-7/8 in. (plate) 12-1/4 x 18-1/2 in. (page), unframed

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

Condition:

light toning and foxing, good color, small indication of binding edge at bottom margin

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$461
05/11/2017

 

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