NATURAL HISTORY - Black Viper 1754
Arbor foliis pinnatis, spica pendula sericea. - Vipera nigra .
Plate size: 25 x 34cm (10 x 13 inches)
Sheet size: 34 x 50cm (13 x 20 inches)
Condition: Old hand coloured, excellent.
Tab. XLIV from: The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. London, 1754. (2nd ed.)
Catesby's Natural History is the most famous colourplate book of American plant and animal life. (Hunt)