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Besler 1613 LG Folio Hand Colored Botanical Print. Carnations.

Product Code: 15802
Our Price: £875.00
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Product Description
Antique Large Folio Copper Plate Published 1613 Nuremburg for "Hortus Eystettensis" 1st Edition by Basilius Besler. Text to verso. With fine, later hand colour.

"Caryophyllus maior Indic. flore multiplici aureo, Ocimum Citratum seu citri odore, Ocimum Aenisiodore" Mat burn & browned. Slight paper wrinkles (As printed) A little smearing to background, top left. Old framing tape to verso edges.

Paper Size: 20.5 x 17 inch (52 x 43cm)