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Gallinula Americana: The Soree; Gentiana Virginiana Saponariae folio, flore caeruleo longiore T. 70.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1754.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 20 3/4 x 14 5/16" (363 x 527 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).


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color. Some minor marking along right paper edge.