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Mormyrus ex cinereo nigricans; The Bone-Fish; Corallina fruticosa elatior ramis quaqua-versum expansis teretibus; The Sea-Feather. T. 13.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1743.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 19 x 13 1/8" (484 x 334 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 print is from the first edition.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and original color.