21 x 16 cm (8.25 x 6.25 inches)This antique copper plate engraving is by Pierre Pomet, a Paris apothecary.Pomet became chief druggist to King Louis XIV and a purveyor of medicinal remedies from distant lands.It was made in 1725 for Pomet's " A Compleat History of Drugges ". This was the most complet..
19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Herb Paris, Cinnamon Tree and Sassafras 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. ..
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)Cardinal Bird, New Zealand Plover, Hook Billed Creeper and Common LoonThis detailed engraving is from the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kearsley in London in 1802. Its full title was "The English Encyclopedia being a collection of tre..
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 ..