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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.

Carrot and Carrot Flowers
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23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Daucus carotaThis fascinating hand coloured botanical lithograph was made in Milan in 1847 by Ambrogio Robiati. Under each illustration is a detailed description in Italian in attractive Italic font. This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good ..
US$45.00
29 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Cherries © Prunus gerasusThis is an genuine antique chromolithograph from Kohler's Medicinal Plants which was published in 1890 by Hermann Kohler. In an era of travel and exploration, plants from around the world were being collected and bought back to Europe and eager..
US$80.00
23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Ribes rubrumThis fascinating hand coloured botanical lithograph was made in Milan in 1847 by Ambrogio Robiati. Under each illustration is a detailed description in Italian in attractive Italic font. This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good c..
US$45.00
Strawberry
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41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Fraisier A Bouquet (Fragaria chiloensis)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lithograph..
US$50.00
29 x 22.5 cm (11.5 x 9 inches)This beautiful copper plate engraving is from John Evelyn's Sylva, or A Discourse of Forest-Trees. It was published in London for the Royal Society in 1776 as an encouragement to landowners to plant trees to provide timber for England's burgeoning navy. The work was a s..
US$75.00
24.0 x 16.0 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches).This is an original antique lithograph made in 1860 by Anne Pratt (1806-1893), a botanical illustrator from Kent, England, responsible for popularising botany. It is in very good condition. The colors are fresh and bright. The image is on one side of the paper and t..
US$35.00
24.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Central AmericaThis is an antique chromolithograph from Le Jardin Fleuriste which was published from 1851 to 1854 by Charles Antoine Lemaire (Professor of Botany), in an era of travel and exploration. Plants from around the world were being collected and bought back t..
US$50.00
24.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph from Le Jardin Fleuriste which was published from 1851 to 1854 by Charles Antoine Lemaire (Professor of Botany), in an era of travel and exploration. Plants from around the world were being collected and bought back to Europe and ea..
US$50.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Belmont and MelonThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek more interesting fl..
US$65.00
Apple
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41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Calville Blanc (Malus communis)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lithograph of his p..
US$50.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Hurlbuts seedling and Victorious ReinetteThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people ..
US$65.00
Salvia macrostachyaEcuador9.5 x 6 inches (24 x 15½ cm). 1890sThis original antique lithograph is from The Botanical Magazine by William Curtis. It was made in the 1890s, has original hand colouring and is in very good condition.The Botanical Magazine was one of the first British horticultural journa..
US$60.00
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).Boletus edulisThis superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The print is on heavy, high qua..
US$45.00
24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).This antique illustration was made in the 1860s by William Rhind from his work portraying many well known, useful plants. William Rhind was a prominent Victorian botanist who lectured in Botany in Aberdeen, Scotland. J.Bishop and William Fitch were his illustrators. Sir ..
US$35.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Seckel, Roi de Wurtemberg and Marie LouiseThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people..
US$55.00
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Prune Royal (Prunus domestica)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lithograph of his pa..
US$50.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Passe Colmar and Andrew's PearThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek more i..
US$55.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Red AstrachanThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek more interesting flavor..
US$45.00
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Noisetier Franc A Fros Fruits (Corylus maxima)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lith..
US$50.00
Mammea AmericanaWest Indies12 x 9.5 inches (31 x 24cm).1890sThis original antique lithograph is from The Botanical Magazine by William Curtis. It was made in the 1890s, has original hand colouring and is in very good condition.The Botanical Magazine was one of the first British horticultural journal..
US$60.00
Redcurrant
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41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Groseiller Rouge (Ribes rubrum)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lithograph of his p..
US$50.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Summer QueenThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek more interesting flavors..
US$55.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Virginia Sweeting and Fall HarveyThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek mor..
US$65.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Black Detroit and Cornish GilliflowerThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek..
US$55.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Pomfret RussettThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people seek more interesting flav..
US$45.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Hubbardston None such and Pecks PleasantThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people s..
US$45.00
26.5 x 19.0 cm (10.5 x 7.5 inches).Vitis indivisaThis antique chromolithograph was made in 1878 and is from 'The Flowers and Ferns of the United States' by Thomas Meehan.Meehan was Professor of Vegetable Physiology for the Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture. He was also the editor of The Garden..
US$45.00
19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Common Maple, Biting PersicariaThese 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. © Fine Rare ..
US$40.00
29 x 22.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).Lowell AppleSlightly creased top marginThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as people se..
US$45.00
19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Common Meadow Saffron, Dragon's Blood TreeThese 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. ©..
US$40.00
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