Wed, Nov 2, 2016 11:00AM EDT - Thu, Nov 3, 2016 11:00AM EDT
* (NATURAL HISTORY) (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT
Brown Creeper, Certhia Familiaris; California Nuthatch, Sitta Pygea, plate CCCXV, no. 83. Engraving (sheet size 36 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches plate size 19 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches), with etching, aquatint, and hand-coloring from The birds of America, J. Whatman 1837 watermark present.
Estimate $ 2,000-4,000
Property from the Collection of Karen Sage Keilt, Carefree, Arizona
Lightly toned; small, closed tear to upper right edge measuring less than 3/4 inches.