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Besler 1613 LG Folio Hand Colored Botanical Print. Melon Cactus, Jericho Rose

Product Code: 15807
Our Price: £1,250.00
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.

"Melocactos, Rosa Hiericontea aperta, Rosa Hiericontea enclusa" Small 4mm diameter hole near right margin, but within platemark. Smaller pinhole to bottom margin. Very slight text show through (As usual) Very fine otherwise.

Paper Size: 21 x 18 inch (54 x 46cm)