24 x 16cm (9.5 x 6.5 inches)The main use of the tagua palm is of the vegetable ivory of its seeds. This is hard and dense with an attractive cream colour, which, on polishing, compares favourably with true ivory.This beautiful lithograph with original hand coloring was made in 1851 and comes from Fl..
27 x 17.7 cm (10.6 x 7 inches)BrazilThis 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 fascinating plants being gathered from around the world and hopefully persuade them..
27 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches). Oncidium kramerianum. Costa Rica,Panama,Colombia,Ecuador,PeruThis vintage lithograph was made from the original water colour drawing by Karl Alexander in the 1950s, using top quality 8 colour litho-offset printing and thick cartridge paper. Karl Alexander was an accompl..
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).PanamaThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and adventures ..
24.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).PanamaThis 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 ..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).Also shows Falkland Islands, Georgia, Sandwich Islands, Galapagos Islands, Panama, Nicaragua and Caribbean islandsMapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Colombia shown as New GrenadaThis beautiful antique map is from a the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedi..