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Original Hand-colored Antique Botanical Prints from
The Universal Herbal...
by Thomas Green
(1816-1824).

The complete title of this accurately and absolutely delightfully hand-colored work is:
The Universal Herbal, or Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an Account of all the known Plants in the World arranged according to the Linnean System, specifying the Uses to which they are or may be applied, wether as Food, as Medicine, or in the Arts and Manufactures, with the best Methods of Propagation and the most recent agricultural Improvements
.

But behind this title is a multitude of finely colored stipple engravings by some very fine early 19th century engravers who were engaged to produce this attractive collection of botanical prints for the publisher: Henry Fisher at Caxton Press Liverpool, 1816–1824.

The prints are generally in very good condition with slight age toning and sometimes light browning on margin edges. The Latin name from the Linnean System and common English name are generally given. Each print is dated.

Page size: approximately 10.5 x 8 inches (26.5 x 20.5 cm)

VIII compound flowers
PLATE VIII
Parts of Fructification—Corolla
Compound Flowers


$125

IX compound flowers
PLATE IX
Parts of Fructification—Corolla, continued
Nectarium


$125

X modes of flowering, sexual organs
PLATE X
Parts of Fructification—Nectarium, continued
Sexual Organs
Modes of Flowering


$125

X modes of flowering, sexual organs
PLATE XI
Modes of Flowering continued
Parts of Fructification resumed


$125

Primary divisions
PLATE XII
The Classes, or Primary Divisions of the Sexual System
The Orders, or Secondary Divisons of the Sexual System


$160
(1816 date)

Primary divisions
The Classes, or Primary Divisions of the Sexual System
The Orders, or Secondary Divisons of the Sexual System


$150
(1823 date)

Simple leaves
PLATE I
Simple Leaves


$100

Simple leaves, compound leaves
PLATE II
Simple Leaves
Compound Leaves


$100

Disposition of leaves
PLATE III
Compound Leaves continued
Disposition of Leaves


$75

Disposition of leaves
PLATE IV
Determination of Leaves continued
Trunks


$100

The elements concurring
The Elements concurring to produce Plants and Flowers
(frontispiece to volume 2)

$175

universal herbal frontispiece volume 1
The Universal Herbal...
(frontispiece to volume 1)


$175

Ornamental Gardening statuary
Ornamental Gardening
Suggestions for making a regular form of Ground picturesque, by giving Views into the neighbouring Scenery


$150

Ornamental Gardening statuary
Ornamental Gardening
How to make the most of a small irregular Piece of Ground...


$125

Ornamental Gardening statuary
Ornamental Gardening
Designs for Classical Ornaments,
to display Flowers in Water, or in Pots, against Walls, in Niches, or on Tables


$100

Bromelia Pine Stove
Bromelia—Pine Stove
$50

Conservatory, or Greenhouse
Conservatory, or Greenhouse
$75

A Double Vinery
A Double Vinery
$50

Improved flower stands
Improved Flower Stands

$50
(image offsetting)

Ornamental Hot-House Window
Ornamental Hot-House Window
Made of Cast Iron & Stained Glass

$75

 
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