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Ardea Stellaris Minim: The Small Bittern; Fraxinus Carolinensis, foliis angustioribus utrinque acuminatis, pendulis, Tab. 80.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Etching handcolored,

    DATE: 1754

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 3/8 x 21" (365 x 532 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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 particular impression is from the second edition.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.