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


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Sappadillo Tree (Manilkara jaimiqui subsp. emarginata (L.) Cronquist Wild Dilly), T.87 (Pl. LXXXVII), from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, volume II, 1754 or 1781 edition, hand-colored engraving on laid paper with Strasbourg Lily watermark with dropped "JH&Z", 14-3/4 x 10-1/8 in. (plate) 18-5/8 x 12-1/2 in. (page), unframed


Provenance:Private Collection, Wisconsin


erasure of inscription in bottom margin, green tonality to paper, handling grime and creases, staining, inscription verso and at upper right margin in pencil, bleed through to verso of brown, some toning and light foxing

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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