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Boletus Sulphureus. Sulphur-Coloured Boletus.

By FUNGI)

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 14 3/4 x 9 1/4 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two tiny spots of tape residue at top edge of verso of print, overall very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A softly colored rendering of the fungi Laetiporus sulphureus (sulphur shelf, chicken of the woods, chicken fungus, or chicken mushroom) with two details below. This is a plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$150.00

Polyporus Hispidus. Hispid Polyporus.

By FUNGI)

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 14 3/4 x 9 1/4 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two tiny spots of tape residue at top edge of verso of print, overall very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A bold rendering, strongly colored, of the fungi Inonotus hispidus, commonly known as shaggy bracket. At top is an image of the fungus attached to the tree, with seven details below. This is a plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$225.00

Goodyera Repens.  Creeping Goodyera
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Goodyera Repens. Creeping Goodyera

London.: W. Curtis.. 1777-1798.. Engraving, handcolored, image 8 1/2 x 5 on sheet 11 x 18 1/2 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside of plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #86, Dunthorne #87). This work is celebrated for the skill of the engraving and handcoloring; the plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. An attractive image of a white orchid with botanical details. .

$125.00

Ervum hirsutum
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Ervum hirsutum

London.: W. Curtis.. 1777-1798.. Engraving, handcolored, image 16 1/2 x 8 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Laid paper with 'VI' watermark. Slight indentations from old staples at upper border, 1 inch repaired edge tear at bottom extending just into plate mark, one small brown spot and very light soiling. A plate from William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #86, Dunthorne #87). This work is celebrated for the skill of the engraving and handcoloring; the plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$125.00

Cheiranthus Cheiri.  Common Wall-Flower
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Cheiranthus Cheiri. Common Wall-Flower

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 12 x 8 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. One small piece of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. This is a particularly attractive image with attractive details of the flowers. .

$225.00

Verbascum nigrum.  Black or Sage-Leaved Mullein
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Verbascum nigrum. Black or Sage-Leaved Mullein

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 16 x 8 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper with 'J Whatman 1816' watermark. Damage from a few removed pieces of tape at upper border outside of plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. The background leaf is uncolored. .

$185.00

Picris Echioides.  Ox-Tongue
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Picris Echioides. Ox-Tongue

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 x 9 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper with 'J Whatman 1816' watermark. Small ink mark near bottom of image, very good condition. Background leaf is uncolored. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$185.00

Eryngium maritimum.  Sea Eryngo, or Sea Holly
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Eryngium maritimum. Sea Eryngo, or Sea Holly

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Residue from two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border, light spotting, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$185.00

Diotis Maritima.  Sea-Side Cottonweed
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Diotis Maritima. Sea-Side Cottonweed

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 12 1/2 x 6 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$45.00

Galeobdoton Galeopsis
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Galeobdoton Galeopsis

London.: W. Curtis.. 1777-1798.. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 x 9 1/2 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Laid paper. Slight indentations from old clips at upper border, faint offset from text. A plate from William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #86, Dunthorne #87). This work is celebrated for the skill of the engraving and handcoloring; the plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$225.00

Anagallis Caerulea.  Blue Pimpernel
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Anagallis Caerulea. Blue Pimpernel

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 14 x 9 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside plate mark, a few short edge tears well outside plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. With attractive details of the flowers. .

$185.00

Corallorrhiza innata.  Spurless Coral-Root
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Corallorrhiza innata. Spurless Coral-Root

London.: W. Curtis.. 1777-1798.. Engraving, handcolored, image 11 1/2 x 6 1/2 on sheet 11 x 18 1/2 inches. Wove paper with 'Balston & Co. 1821' watermark. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside of plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #86, Dunthorne #87). This work is celebrated for the skill of the engraving and handcoloring; the plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. An image of a white pink and green orchid with botanical details. .

$125.00

Trifolium maritimum.  [Sea-side or Teasel-headed Trefoil.]
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Trifolium maritimum. [Sea-side or Teasel-headed Trefoil.]

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, plate area 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches on sheet size 11 x 18 1/2 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Adhesive residue at corners of verso from previous matting (barely noticeable from front), faint discoloration in upper image, bright condition. Plate 57 from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. With attractive details of the flowers. .

$225.00

Tetraphis Ovata.  Ovate-Fruited Tetraphis
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Tetraphis Ovata. Ovate-Fruited Tetraphis

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 7 x 5 1/2 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$95.00

Nuphar pumila
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Nuphar pumila

By WATERLILY) Swan (engraved by)

London.. No date. Ca. 1817-1828.. Hand colored engraving, plate area approximately 16 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches on sheet size 18 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. Two soft impressions from paper clip to upper edge (outside plate area), light crease at centre of left edge, couple of tiny edge tears; very good, clean condition. Artistically designed image of a pond lily or water lily, complete with botanical details, from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. This sheet is watermarked 1820. .

$385.00

Arenaria rubella.  Small Arctic Sandwort
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Arenaria rubella. Small Arctic Sandwort

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 7 1/2 x 7 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old clips at upper border well outside plate mark, light soiling on verso, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$75.00

Epipactis latifolia.  Broad-Leaved Epipactis or Helleborine
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Epipactis latifolia. Broad-Leaved Epipactis or Helleborine

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 16 x 9 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper with 'J Whatman 1816' watermark. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old staples at upper border well outside plate mark, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. This is a particularly attractive image of flowers and stalks, with attractive botanical details. .

$265.00

Cypripedium Calceolus
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Cypripedium Calceolus

By ORCHID - LADIES' SLIPPER)

London.. No date. 1817-1828.. Hand colored engraving, plate area approximately 12 x 9 5/8 inches on sheet size 18 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Two small pieces of adhesive tape and soft impression from paperclip to upper edge (outside plate area); very good, clean condition. Beautiful and detailed image of a Ladies' Slipper, complete with botanical details from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. .

$335.00

Villarsia nymphoides.  Nymphaea-Like Villarsia
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Villarsia nymphoides. Nymphaea-Like Villarsia

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 10 1/2 x 8 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old staples at upper border well outside plate mark, light soiling at bottom of image area, otherwise very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$185.00

Rosa tomentosa.  Downy-Leaved Dog-Rose
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Rosa tomentosa. Downy-Leaved Dog-Rose

London.: W. Curtis.. 1817-1828.. Engraving, handcolored, image 12 x 10 on sheet 18 1/2 x 11 inches, wove paper. Two small pieces of tape and slight indentations from old staples at upper border well outside plate mark, a few short edge tears, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. A plate from the second edition of William Curtis's magnum opus "Flora Londinensis" (de Belder #87, Dunthorne #87), enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. The wove paper in this edition is whiter than the laid paper in the 18th century edition. The plants are depicted life size, and include most of the British flora. .

$265.00

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