19 x 12.5 cm (7.5 x 5 inches)Cascarilla,, Purging CrotonThis detailed hand coloured engraving of flowers and herbs was 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...
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Birch (emblem of authority in Roman times), Biting PersicariaThis fascinating antique chromolithograph of plants used in medicine was made in 1877 and comes from a work about medicinal plants by Benjamin Barton and Thomas Castle. Their aim was to give an accu..
23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Quercus robur and Betual albaThis 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.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is ..
22 x 16.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).This original antique engraving was made in 1732 for a work by Noel-Antoine Pluche, "Spectacle De La Nature". This included hand made engravings about natural history, the heavens and science. The engravings we are offering are from the rare first French edition. It was..
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 ..
23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Quercus robur and Betual albaThis fascinating botanical lithograph was made in Milan in 1847 by Ambrogio Robiati.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition.The paper is medium weight and blank on the reverse side. The paper is a creamy..
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..