March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)   

Two plates: Tiger Swallowtail/Common Hoptree, T. 83; Cecropia Moth, T. 86, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 19th century edition, hand-colored engravings on wove paper one with "J. Whatman" watermark, plates 13-1/2 x 10-1/8 in. largest page 21-3/8 x 14-3/4 in.; matching modern frames, 26-1/2 x 22-1/2 in.

Provenance:Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


both tacked at four corners, toning. "Moth" with some foxing and stains

Estimate: $400 - $600
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