This auction is for a :- 1834 hand coloured print from engraving showing :-
' Carex Aquatilis '
A beautiful hand coloured print from engraving showing grasses, seeds, etc of the Carex aquatilis or Liong Spiked Mountain Carex - dated Dec 1st 1832 - Plt. 2758
Provenance: Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr Sowerby - by William Jackson Hooker and other Eminent Botanists - Figures by James de Carle Sowerby - Published: Sold by the Prop. C. E. Sowerby 3 Mead Place, Lambeth; Longman and Co. and Sherwood &Co. Paternoster Row 1834
It measures overall 233mm x 142 mm ( 9.25 x 5.5 inches) approximately. Originally it was blank on the reverse, but a child has drawn in pencil on the back, this does not show through on to front of print. The print bears the plate marks around the edges from the printing process. There is a little age yellowing. There a little bleedthrough of print from a previous page.
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This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
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