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Lot 609Maria Sybilla Merian (1647-1717)
Four hand-colored engravings, from The Metamorphosis of Caterpillars, published by J. Oosterwyk, Amsterdam, 1718.
Plate of largest two 8 x 6 inches; 203 x 152 mm.

Sold for $875
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Lightstain and matstain, two with a few unobtrusive small foxing spots, print with Daffodils with an old fold in the bottom margin 1 3/4 inches from bottom sheet edge, otherwise in apparently good condition, with margins, framed (two unexamined out of the frames).

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