This auction is for a :- circa 1838 hand coloured print from engraving from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
Common Wolf's-bane or Monk's-hood
A beautiful hand coloured print from engraving of the Common Wolf's bane or Monk's Hood - aka Aconitum Napellus - Polyandria Pentagynia dated January 1st 1832 - No. 2730
It comes with a separate page describing the plant with scientific botanical name, and a description with reference to various naturalists, and places where the plants were found etc. including Rev. Edward Whitehead - Teme in Herefordshire - Mr Thomas Clark - Ford near Wiveliscombe in Somersetshire - Milverton - Mr Tozer - Mr Clark - Hookers British Flora ed. 2
Provenance: Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr Sowerby - by William Jackson Hooker and other Eminent Botanists - incl. James Edward Smith - Charles Cardale Babington - William Borrer - James Sowerby - Miles Joseph Berkeley - William Wilson
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 printing process. There is a little age yellowing.
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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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