PICUS VARIUS MINOR, VENTRE LUTEO: THE YELLOW BELLY'D WOOD-PECKER; PICUS VARIUS MINIMUS: THE SMALLEST SPOTTED WOOD-PECKER; QUERCUS ALBA VIRGINIANA, PARK: THE WHITE OAK; QUERCUS CAROLINENSIS VIRENTIBUS VENIS MURCATA: THE WHITE OAK, WITH POINTED NOTCHES.

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Mark Catesby

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Picus Varius Minor, Ventre Luteo: The yellow belly'd Wood-pecker; Picus Varius Minimus: The Smallest Spotted Wood-pecker; Quercus alba Virginiana, Park: The White Oak; Quercus Carolinensis virentibus venis murcata: The White Oak, with pointed Notches.

Engraving handcolored, 1800.
Paper size 13 7/8 x 18 9/16" (352 x 471 mm).
Good to fair condition. Small pieces of paper missing and small tears along the edge of the upper margin and minor offset. Sheet has been cut down at right paper edge.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 67282
Price: $1,350.00
Publisher :
T. 21. 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.Framed in 1 1/4" receding molding finished in antique black with gold metal leaf lip. Finished with UV Plexiglas. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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