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Anguis Gracilia Fuscus: The Ribbon Snake; Arbor baccifera, laurifolia, aromatica, fructu viridi calyculato racemoso: Winter's Bark. T. 50.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1731-43

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 20 1/4 x 14 5/16" (54.4 x 36.3 cm).

  • 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 example is from the first edition.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original color.