March 26, 2022 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Two hand colored engravings of fish from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, third edition: T. 23  plate 9-7/8 in. x 13-3/4 in. sheet 14-1/8 x 21 in.; T. 5 The Rockfish, on laid paper with "J Whatman" watermark, plate 10-1/4 x 13-3/4 in., sheet 14-1/4 x 20-3/8 in.; modern wood frames, largest 21-7/8 x 28-7/8 in.

Provenance:Private North Carolina Collection


T. 23 chipping bottom of sheet, top left corner torn and taped, toning, foxing, pencil inscriptions in margins, tear at bottom, monogrammed in lower left, T. 5 hinged in at top, light toning, smudging and stain, pencil inscription in lower right, binding edge present; nframes with abrasions

Estimate: $400 - $600
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