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)Masterwort, Parnsip and CarrawayThese 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...
23 x 14.0 cm (9.0 x 5.5 inches).Coriandum fativumThis 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 original..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Columbine (mildly poisonous), Coriander(spice)This 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 accurate descriptio..