PELICANUS AMERICANUS: THE WOOD PELICAN. T. 81.

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Mark Catesby

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Pelicanus Americanus: The Wood Pelican. T. 81.

Engraving, handcolored, 1731.
Paper size 20 3/8 x 14 1/8" ( 517 x 361 mm).
Good condition with original color. A few minor sport in image area.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 30156
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 print is from the first edition. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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