Catesby, 1771. - White Curlew.
Numenius Albus - Catesby M.
Plate size: 35 x 26cm (14 x 10 inches)
Sheet size: 50 x 34cm (20 x 13 inches)
Condition: Old hand coloured, excellent.
From: The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. London, 1771. (Third ed.)
Catesby's Natural History is the most famous colourplate book of American plant and animal life. (Hunt)