October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749) 

Two plates from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, Vol. 2, London, 1771-1810: T. 70 The Water Frog, plate 13-3/8 x 10 in. sheet 21 x 14-1/4 in.; T. 71 The Green-tree Frog, plate 13-7/8 x 10-1/8 in. sheet 19-3/8  x 13-3/4 in., hand colored etchings on wove and laid paper with watermarks; matching modern frames, French mats, 24 x 20-3/8 in.

Provenance:Graham Arader, III, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Estate of Carl R. Hartrampf Jr., Atlanta, Georgia


hinged in, binding edges present, "The Water Frog" with slight toning "Green-tree Frog" with red line in margin, small losses at lower and upper left corners, pencil inscription in margin, text bleed, fading; frames with abrasions

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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