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Title: Kaempferia longa.
Published in: Paris, 1814-1827
Size: 8.3 x 5.1 inches.
21.0 x 13.0 cm.

In attractive original colours.
Condition: Finely engraved copper plate. Finished with gum arabic. Very good.
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"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 are mostly by Pancrace Bessa although a few are by Redouté and others by Pierre Antoine Poiteau. Pancrace Bessa was born in 1772 and was a pupil of both Van Spaendonck and Redouté. He is reckoned among the best of Redouté's pupils.
The plates are printed `en gris' and then hand-coloured, are superior to the colour-printed plates of other contemporary French works in terms of the accuracy of the colouring."

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Lot number: 11810

MORDANT DE LAUNAY, J.C.M. - Kaempferia longa.

Price :$ 90
Approx. Euro 82  

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