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[Original watercolors-plants] Anonymous
Album with 53 original watercolours with illustrations of flowers.
1812. Original Watercolours of Plants, Including AmericanSmall folio; contemp. half calf (with title on spine "drawings of plants"). Small folio.On front pastedown: "M.H. Speirs 1820.Beautiful album with 53 high-quality original watercolour drawings, mostly with flower names in English or Latin and mainly dated from 1812 to April 1817. - 2 plates folded in the margins. Slightly foxed. Contemporary half leather, spine rubbed.Predominantly with flower names in English and Latin and Format ca. 14-24: 10-17 cm; on firm paper chamois, format ca. 28 : 18 cm. Illustrations of lilies and aloe as well as numerous American flowers "Virginian Dragonhead", "American Atragen", "Virginian Platonica" and many more "Chinese Epidendrum".
Bookseller: LIBRERIA DE ANTANO [Argentina]
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