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Scolopendra; Hamamelis.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1800

  • EDITION SIZE: Fourth Edition. Paper size 21 1/16 x 14 3/16" (535 x 361 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: [Appendix]. 2. 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.<br><br> This engraving depicts the "scolopendra," a tropical centipede, and "hamamelis," also known as witch-hazel.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Minor small tears along the left margin and a smudge in the right margin.