Lot 311: CATESBY, MARK; and EHRET, GEORG. Magnolia Grandiflora.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: CATESBY, MARK; and EHRET, GEORG. Magnolia Grandiflora. Engraved plate from the first edition of Catesby''s Natural History of Carolina, on full folio sheet of laid paper bearing the Strausburg lily watermark. 20x13 3/4 inches sheet size; fine original hand-coloring; ample left and lower margins, right irregularly trimmed, upper trimmed within platemark barely affecting image. London, 1731-43