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


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Six prints: The Blew Linnet, T.45, The Snow-bird, T.36 with text, The Ground Dove, T.26, The Yellow-breasted Chat, T.50, The Pine-creeper, T.61,  The Booby, T.87, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, volume 1, early 19th century edition, hand-colored engravings on wove paper, two with "J. Ruse 1800" and one with "J. Whatman 1806" watermarks, 21-1/8 x 13-5/8 (sheet); unframed

Provenance:Private Collection


modern re-coloring, some toning and foxing, handling creases, 'Chat"  and "Dove" with stains, some pencil inscriptions

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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