COCCOTHRAUSTES PURPUREA: THE PURPLE GROSS-BEAK; TOXICODENDRON FOLIJS ALATIS FRUCTU PURPUREO PYRI FORMI SPARSO: THE POISON WOOD.

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Mark Catesby

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Coccothraustes Purpurea: The Purple Gross-beak; Toxicodendron folijs alatis fructu purpureo Pyri formi sparso: The Poison Wood.

Engraving handcolored, 1800.
Paper size 20 1/16 x 13 7/8" (510 x 352 mm).
Good to fair condition. Small pieces of paper missing along the left and right margins, minore smudges throughout paper, a fixed tear in the lower right margin, and a tear in the upper right margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 67239
Price: $1,000.00
Publisher :
T. 40. From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Mark Catesby, published in London. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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