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Edible Plants

Discover genuine antique prints of edible plants such as fruit, vegetables and herbs.

For centuries, artists and scientists have illustrated edible plants.

Many plants created more wealth than anything else they discovered. Did you know nutmeg was was worth more than its weight in gold in the 1700s. Nutmeg only grew on The Spice Islands of Indonesia making them almost priceless. They were so valuable, the British traded the Spice Islands with the Netherlands in exchange for Manhattan, New York. But not before the British had secretly worked out how to grow nutmeg in elsewhere !

Choose from our beautiful selection of antique prints of edible plants.

Melilit, True Medick, Purple Coromilla
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19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Pallid Trefoil, Purple Trefoil and Long Spiked TrefoilThese detailed hand coloured prints of flowers and herbs were made by Richard Brook for his Cyclopaedia of Botany and Herbs in 1854. The print is an original antique in very good condition considering it is over 160 y..
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Lablab Bean
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Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)Asia (grown for food)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb bot..
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Common Asparagus
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23 x 14.0 cm (9.0 x 5.5 inches).Asparagus offcinalisThis antique botanical print is from the first edition of James Sowerby 's famous work, English Botany. It is an original antique print made by printing from an engraved copper printing plate onto hand made paper. The hand painted coloring is ori..
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Chocolate Tree, Orange Tree, Lemon Tree
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19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Lady's Finger, Bitter Vetch, Common TareThese detailed hand coloured prints of flowers and herbs were made by Richard Brook for his Cyclopaedia of Botany and Herbs in 1854. The print is an original antique in very good condition considering it is over 160 years old. © F..
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Taro. (Double sized, no fold)
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34.5 x 26.0 cm (13.5 x 10.5 inches).There is a central fold, as issued and shown in the picture.Alocasia lucianiThis lithograph is from L'Illustration Horticole by Jean Jules Linden, one of the finest botanical periodicals first published in Belgium in 1854. It aimed educate people about the fascin..
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Meadow Saffron
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27 x 17.5 cm (10.5 x 7 inches).This large, antique lithograph was made in 1860 and is from Lessons From The Vegetable World by Charlotte Yonge, an influential woman in the world of women's rights and education. It is in good condition - the image area is clean with just the odd speck of foxing. The ..
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Nouvelle Fulvie Pear
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23.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6.5 inches).This is an antique, hand finished chromolithograph from the Florist and Pomologist by Robert Hogg and was made in Covent Garden, London in 1862 and dedicated to the Princess of Wales. This is an original antique, not a reproduction. It was hand finished by an artist..
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