1834 Botanical Grasses DOTTED FRUITED Carex Stictocarpa Hand Colour Antique Print SOWERBY
1834 hand coloured print from engraving showing
Dotted Fruited Carex
A rare hand coloured print from engraving of a variety of grass, showing Carex stictocarpa. Dotted Fruited Carex - Monoecia Triandria - dated July 1st 1835 - Pl. 2772.
Untitled but it comes with a separate page describing the plant with scientific botanical names etc.
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. The print bears the plate marks around the edges from the original printing process. There is a little age yellowing. Please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.
Seller Since August 2001.
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