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


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Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Gray Cat-bird, T.66, signed in plate at lower right with monogram "MC", from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, volume 1, 1731-43 edition, hand-colored engraving on laid paper with "IV" watermark, 13-7/8 x 10 in. (plate) 18-1/2 x 12-1/2 in. (page) unframed

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

Condition:

some toning and modest fading, handling grime light foxing, small stains, binding edge present at left, remnant hinging tape at two points verso

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$461
05/11/2017

 

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