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de Bry, Johann Theodor. German (1561-1623). Five botanical plates from "Recueil de Plantes Desinnees," published in Frankfurt by the Merian family, c.1770. Hand-colored copper-plate engravings. Unframed. Sheet: 8" x 12.5" Plate: 6.5" x 11.25" ++ Plate 42: Aconithum Math. Chamaenerium Gesnery. ++ Plate 17: Hyacynth Serotimus facie orientalis. Hyacint Comosus bisantinus flore albo. Hyacin stallatus Cincracei. Zumbl Inficum. Hyancintus stallaris germanicus. Hyacynth hispanicus flore ceruleo Iustar campanula. ++ Plate 49: Iris bulbosa latifolia flore albo. Iris Tripolitana. Chamaeiris latigolia atropurpurea. ++ Fraxinella. Ephemerum Matheoli. ++ Asphodelus samer vireus. Asphodelus albus major.
Provenance: A Virginia Collector.
Condition: Good condition. Toning throughout. Scattered foxing. Lovely coloration.
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Johann Theodor de Bry. 5 Botanical Plates. 1770.

Estimate $600 - $900Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $300
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