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Premier Auction | May 19, 2023

Fri, May 19, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 657

Mark Catesby, First Edition

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Two fish plates from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, Volume 2, first edition, 1731-1743: T. 1 Umbla Minor and Vulpis Bahamensis, sheet 14-7/8 x 21-1/4 in.; T. 5 Perea Venenosa, sheet 14-7/8 x 21-1/4 in., hand colored engravings on laid paper with Strasbourg Lily watermarks; matching wood frames, 21-1/2 x 24-1/2 in.


both hinged in, toning, stamped verso, tape stains, T. 5 small tears and losses in margins, inscription verso T. 1 with small loss to lower right corner, some foxing; frames with abrasions

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