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Besler 1640 LG Folio Hand Colored Botanical Print. Jasmine

Product Code: 31041
Our Price: £900.00
Product Description
Antique Large Folio Copper Plate Published 1640 Nuremburg for "Hortus Eystettensis" 2nd Edition by Basilius Besler. Reverse side blank. With early hand colour.

"Gentionella Autumnalis foliis Centaury minoris flore coeruleo, Jasminum Indicum flore rubro & variegato, Gentionella multiflora Autumnalise coeruleo purpurascens" Margins slightly reduced. Old ink manuscript to top margin. 2 tone marks, left side. Very minor fading to the colouring on 3 leaves. Very light horizontal wrinkle.

Paper Size: 20.5 x 16.5 inch (52 x 42cm)