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Ananas folio vix ferrato
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Ananas folio vix ferrato

By PINEAPPLE) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict ChristianVogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 on sheet size 21 x 14 inches. A few small faint spots to lower left image. Overall very good condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a pineapple plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in "Plantae selectae" by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate III). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. .

$750.00

Mespilus Caroliniana, apii folio vulgari similis, maior, fructu luteo
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Mespilus Caroliniana, apii folio vulgari similis, maior, fructu luteo

By MEDLAR) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 x 11 on sheet size 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches. A couple of 1/8 inch tears to lower right edge (all well outside plate area). Very good condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a medlar plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate XVII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. The unusual fruit on these plants was once commonly eaten. .

$950.00

Lycium foliis linearbus, flore fructuque minori. Lycium foliis linearibus, flore fructuque majori
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Lycium foliis linearbus, flore fructuque minori. Lycium foliis linearibus, flore fructuque majori

By BOXTHORN) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict ChristianVogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 x 11 3/4 on sheet size 19 3/4 x 14 inches. Small ink mark (original?) to upper right image, light adhesive tape along verso of upper edge from previous matting (not affecting image). Overall very good clean condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a Boxthorn plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate XXIV). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$750.00

Lycium foliis oblongo-lanceolatis fine ordine, ramorum spinis rarioribus
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Lycium foliis oblongo-lanceolatis fine ordine, ramorum spinis rarioribus

By Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, G.D. (illus)

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 13 x 8 3/4 on sheet size 19 3/4 x 14 inches. Two small areas of tape residue along verso of upper edge from previous matting (not affecting image). Overall very good clean condition on fine laid paper with watermark. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a Boxthorn plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate LXVIII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$785.00

Musae fructa breviore spadix floriger in magnitudine naturali
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Musae fructa breviore spadix floriger in magnitudine naturali

By BANANA) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 11 1/4 x 17 on sheet size 14 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches. Soft crease to upper left corner and a few short tears to right edge (all outside plate area). Very good condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a banana plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate XXII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. .

$950.00

Corallodendron triphyllum Americanum non spinosum, foliis magis acuminatis, flore pallide rubente
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Corallodendron triphyllum Americanum non spinosum, foliis magis acuminatis, flore pallide rubente

By CORAL BEAN TREE?) Trew, Christopher Jacob and BenedictChristian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 16 3/4 x 11 on sheet size 19 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Soft crease to upper right corner (just outside plate mark), 1/2 inch tear to lower left corner well outside plate area (mended on verso with tape which has discolored), small areas of adhesive tape along verso of upper edge from previous matting (not affecting image). Overall good clean condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a South American plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in "Plantae selectae" by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate VIII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. .

$750.00

Ananas folio vix ferrato
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Ananas folio vix ferrato

By PINEAPPLE) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict ChristianVogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 on sheet size 19 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Two spots (each approximately 1/4 inch diameter) in lower image area, small abraded area just inside the plate mark at right of image; some faint spots and a couple of short mended edge tears (all outside plate area), very soft crease at lower right of image. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a pineapple plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate III). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$385.00

Azalea scapo nudo, florisbus confertis terminatricibus staminibus declinatis
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Azalea scapo nudo, florisbus confertis terminatricibus staminibus declinatis

By AZALEA) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 on sheet size 19 3/4 x 14 inches. Two small areas of adhesive tape along verso of upper edge from previous matting (not affecting image). Very good condition, clean and bright, on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting an azalea plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in "Plantae selectae" by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate XLVIII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$950.00

Monarda floribus capitatis et verticillatis
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Monarda floribus capitatis et verticillatis

By MONARDA / OSWEGO TEA) Trew, Christoph Jacob. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Handcolored engraving, image 17 x 11 1/2 on sheet 21 1/2 x 14 inches. Very good condition on fine laid paper. This outstanding example of botanical art by the great 18th century botanical artist Georg Dionysius Ehret, one of the finest botanical artists of all time, was engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate XLIV). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). The plates were engraved and handcolored by J.J. and J.E. Haid. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. .

$750.00

Liriodendrum foliis angulatis truncatis
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Liriodendrum foliis angulatis truncatis

By TULIP TREE) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict ChristianVogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 x 11 1/4 on sheet size 21 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches. Faint spot to mid upper image just below plate mark, two short splits in image area at upper right, a clean, bright image on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting the branch of a Tulip Tree by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate X). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$950.00

Sophora arborescens, foliis pinnatis, pinnis numerosissimis ovatis villofis, caule simplici, leguminum nodis valde distinctis
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Sophora arborescens, foliis pinnatis, pinnis numerosissimis ovatis villofis, caule simplici, leguminum nodis valde distinctis

By Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, G.D. (illus)

[Nuremberg].. 1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 15 x 9 1/4 inches on sheet size 19 3/4 x 14 inches. Light adhesive tape along verso of upper edge from previous matting (not affecting image), small 1/8 inch spot to mid right margin (outside plate area); very good clean condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in PLANTAE SELECTAE by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate LIV). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$785.00

Cedrus foliis rigidis acuminatis non deciduis, conis subrotundis erectis
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Cedrus foliis rigidis acuminatis non deciduis, conis subrotundis erectis

By CEDAR) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 on sheet size 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. Light toning to paper, single pinhole in each corner (well outside plate area). Overall good clean condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a cedar branch by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in "Plantae selectae" by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate I). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. .

$750.00

Ixia foliis ensiformibus, floribus remotis
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Ixia foliis ensiformibus, floribus remotis

By IXIA) Trew, Christopher Jacob and Benedict Christian Vogel. Ehret, Georg Dionysius (illus). Engraved by Johann Jacob Haid

1750-1773.. Engraving, hand-colored, plate area approximately 16 1/4 x 11 on sheet size 21 x 14 1/4 inches. A couple of 1/8 inch tears to lower edge (all well outside plate area). Very good condition on fine laid paper. An exceptional antique botanical print depicting a plant by one of the finest botanical artists of all time, Georg Dionysus Ehret, engraved by Johann Jacob Haid and published in "Plantae selectae" by Christopher Jacob Trew and Benedict Christian Vogel (plate LII). This remarkable work, published over the period 1750 to 1773, scientifically documents and artistically celebrates exotic plants in the collection of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London and other collectors at a time when the collection, cultivation and documentation of exotic flowers was popular among the upper strata of European society. Ehret trained as a gardener, but his talent as a botanical artist was noted and put to work by wealthy patrons including the physician and botanist Dr. Trew. Included are fine botanical details reflecting the influence of the newly introduced Linnaean system of plant classification. (Nissen 1997; Great Flower Books, p.78; Dunthorne 309). .

$750.00