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Botanical Prints
FERRARI, G. B.,  Aliae Formae Citrati Limonis Alios Includentis., antique map, old maps FERRARI, G. B. - Aliae Formae Citrati Limonis Alios Includentis.
Rome, Scheus, 1646, In attractive colours.. 303x199mm. Ample margins. Very good and dark impression. Etching with in upper right margin plate nr.291.
Decorative engraving representing a citrus fruit. Taken from the book "Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum" by Giovan Battista Ferrari (Italian botanist, 1584-1655).
Giovanni Battista Ferrari was born into a prosperous Sienese family in 1583 and entered the Jesuit Order in Rome in 1602. His subse...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 200
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RABEL, D., Daniel Rabel Yellow & White Lilly - Pl. XXX., antique map, old maps RABEL, D. - Daniel Rabel Yellow & White Lilly - Pl. XXX.
Paris, 1771, Coloured.. 370x230mm. In good condition with reduced margins.
This engraving was originally published in "Theatrum Florae" in Paris in 1622 as a collection of plates of the most beautiful flowering plants available in early 17th century Europe. It was republished in this 1771 edition. The print is based on an original work by Daniel Rabel (1578-1637), one of t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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BESSA, P., Hypericum Hircinum, Millepertuis Setide., antique map, old maps BESSA, P. - Hypericum Hircinum, Millepertuis Setide.
Paris, c1800, In original colours.. 310x235mm. In good condition with usual age toning.
Very fine botanical stipple engraving by Pancrace Bessa, one of the most famous botanical artists of all time. From his "Trait des Arbres et Arbustes que l'On Cultive en France en Pleine Terre".
Pancrace Bessa (1772 – 1846) was a French natural history artist, best known for his botanical il...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 200
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VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Araucaria brasiliana., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Araucaria brasiliana.
Leiden, 1852, In original colours.. 322x225mm. Lithography. Very good condition.
From his famous work "Flora Japonica". Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go beyond Deshima and to... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 100 - $ 125
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MORDANT DE LAUNAY, J.C.M.,  Kaempferia longa., antique map, old maps MORDANT DE LAUNAY, J.C.M. - Kaempferia longa.
Paris, 1814-27, In attractive original colours.. 210x130mm. Finely engraved copper plate. Finished with gum arabic. Very good.
"Copperplate finished by hand, from ""Herbier général de l'amateur, contenant la description, l'histoire, les propriétés et la culture des végétaux utiles et agréables.."".
From one of the finest French flower books. The original drawings for the finely coloured and botanically accurate plates ar...
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Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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