16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS. Fanny Maitland.
16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS
16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS
16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS
16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS

16 WATERCOLORS OF BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, AND INSECTS

c. mid 19th century. Oblong Folio, 21" x 12"; VG; bound in full red leather with gilt and black embossed tooling; gilt turn-ins and text block, silk endpapers; contains 16 pages of original watercolors of various insects, butterflies, moths, and plants. The first page is detached from the binding; 15 of the 16 pages are signed “Fanny [S or G] Maitland” There are two pages with dates noted, “Ap 26” and “May 3”, but no year recorded. Both of the dated sheets have pencil notations for insect dimensions and the location “Sarzana” [presumably Italy].; LS consignment; shelved above mythology.

9-452-1305754

Shelved Dupont Bookstore

Price: $7,500

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