SITTA CAPITE NIGRO: THE NUTHATCH; SITTA CAPITE FUSCO: THE SMALL NUTHATCH; QUERCUS HUMILIOR SALICIS FOLIO BREVIORE: THE HIGHLAND WILLOW OAK. T. 22.

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Mark Catesby

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Sitta Capite Nigro: The Nuthatch; Sitta Capite Fusco: The Small Nuthatch; Quercus humilior salicis folio breviore: The Highland Willow Oak. T. 22.

Engraving handcolored, 1754.
Paper size 20 3/4 x 14 5/16" (363 x 527 mm).
Good condition with original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 7285
Price: $2,900.00
Publisher :
From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Catesby, published in London 1731-1743 (first edition), 1751-1755 (second edition), 1771-1775 (third edition) c.1800 (fourth edition). This plate is from the second edition. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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