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An Thymelaea foliis obtusis, Anseri Bassano & c. [The Great Booby].

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1754

  • EDITION SIZE: Third Edition. Paper size 14 7/16 x 20 3/4" (366 x 526 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine image from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands…”. First published in 1731-43 with subsequent editions published in 1754, 1777, and 1800. This is plate is from the second edition, published in London. Catesby was one of the first naturalists to visit and record the flora and fauna in America.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Printed on watermarked paper.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.