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


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Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

Three hand colored engravings of snakes from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 1754 edition: T. 52 Eastern King Snake with Coastal Doghobble, laid paper with “Ivilledary” watermark, plate 8-7/8 x 11-7/8 in., sheet 14-3/8 x 20-5/8 in; T. 54 Eastern Coach Whip, with fire pink, laid paper with Strasbourg Lily "G" Letters" watermark, plate 10-1/8 x 13-7/8 in., sheet 13-3/4 x 20-1/8 in.; T. 55 The Corn Snake, laid paper with "Ivilledary" watermark, plate 10-1/8 x 13-3/4 in., sheet 14-1/2 x 20-/8 in.; matching wood frames, largest 21-1/4 x 24-1/4 in.

 

Provenance:Private North Carolina Collection

Condition:

T. 52: hinged in, faded, toned, binding ridge present, large restoration to right margin, loss to lower left corner, tear in lower left corner; T. 54 hinged in at top, toning, light foxing, loss to right corners, one inch tears in the margins; T. 55 hinged in at top, toning, binding edge present, edges with chipping, large restoration to left margin, laid paper, handling creases.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,536
03/26/2022

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