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3Pcs Swan Syd Edwards ANTIQUE HAND-TINTED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS 1700's 1800's Laid Paper Autumnal Squil Purple Saxifrage Twin-Flowered Linnaea

3Pcs Swan Syd Edwards ANTIQUE HAND-TINTED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS 1700's 1800's Laid Paper Autumnal Squil Purple Saxifrage Twin-Flowered Linnaea


Details: These three original hand-tinted botanical engravings date from the late 1700's to the early 1800's.

Each of these engravings is accompanied by a corresponding page of text. Sheet size approximately 12" x 20". Each engraving features smaller anatomical drawings next to the image of the entire plant from root to flower. Image sizes vary.

"Scilla Autumnalis. Autumnal Squil." Laid paper.

"Saxifraga Opoositifolia. Purple Saxifrage." Syd Edwards "Fect." Laid paper, 1780, penciled on verso.

"Linnaea Borealis. Twin-Flowered Linnaea." (Tab. 199) J. Swan "Sculpt. Glasgow." 1817-28 penciled on verso.

Condition / Notes: These pieces show well with only a trace amount of foxing/marks. The colors remain bright and the papers have very little edge wear.

The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50

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3Pcs Swan Syd Edwards ANTIQUE HAND-TINTED BOTANICAL

Estimate $70 - $200Aug 26, 2018
Freeville, NY, USA