1866 LOT of 12 SOWERBY ANTIQUE BOTANICAL H/C ENGRAVINGS - ENGLISH BOTANY

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 29, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
NARROW-LEAVED ORACHE, GREEN GOOSEFOOT, MOUNTAIN SORREL, NETTLE-LEAVED GOOSEFOOT FROSTED SEA ORACHE, KNOT-GRASS, GLANDULAR PERSICARIA, MANY-CLUSTERED GOOSEFOOT OAK LEAVED GOOSEFOOT, COMMON BUCKWHEAT, COMMON KNOT-GRASS, FIG-LEAVED GOOSEFOOT
These hand colored wood-block engravings are actual plates from a book titled - "English Botany" by J. Sowerby. A photocopy of the title page dated 1866 will be included. Each print/book-plate measures approximately 6 1/2" x 10". The heavy-weight paper is blank on the reverse side. The prints are at least 149 years old and in good condition. There is some light foxing/stains. They have offset from the text of the facing pages. Imperfections are to be expected with prints of this age. FREE SHIPPING in U.S. only. Please email with any questions before you bid. Returns will be accepted ONLY if the item is significantly different than description. Payment is expected within 3 days of auction end. Insurance is not available for international shipping.