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Mark Catesby | The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands... London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 GBP

Mark Catesby | The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands... London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes

Mark Catesby | The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands... London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 GBP

Lot sold:

189,000

GBP

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Mark Catesby


The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: Containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants. London: printed at the expence of the author and sold by W. Innys, R. Manby, Mr. Hauksbee, 1731-1743


2 volumes, folio (518 x 359mm.), text in English and French, titles printed in red and black, dedication leaves, list of encouragers, double-page hand-coloured engraved map, 220 hand-coloured engraved plates, first 20 page numbers of volume 2 rubbed and corrected, contemporary Harleian style red morocco, spines with raised bands in eight compartments, morocco labels to second and third compartments, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, a few leaves with small marginal tears (not affecting text or illustrations), dampstain to one leaf of double-page engraved map, rebacked

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