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The Vegetable System. Or, the Internal Structure and the Life of Plants; their Parts, and Nourishment Explained; their Classes, Orders, Genera, and Species, ascertained, and described; in a Method altogether New: comprehending an Artificial Index and a Natural System. With figures of all plants designed and engraved by the author. The whole from nature only 

by Dr. John Hill (circa 1775)

Original hand-coloured copperplate engraving over 250 years old

Sheet size: approx. 11 1/4 x 18 inches on beautiful handmade wove paper.

pl 1 strawberry etc

(please click on above thumbnail image for an enlargement; the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique copperplate engraving)


CAPEWEED: Cat-mouthed capeweed; Hatchet-leaved Capeweed; Various-leaved Capeweed; Ground Capeweed; Stiletto Capeweed

Condition notes: some soiling around edges of paper, a few fox marks, mild edge/corner wear and nicks



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