Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers
Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers

BOTANICAL ALBUM. Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers

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BOTANICAL ALBUM. Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers No publisher. [n.d, 1870s].

Oblong, 26 by 36 cm. Quarter morocco over marbled boards; 22 original ink and watercolour depictions of flowers and a textual description, in French, alongside; marbled pastedown of cover abraded around perimeter, ffep torn by lower hinge, plates are on a near card stock and very well preserved, very good.
Compiled probably by a student, this album is an exceptionally beautiful example of the genre. The handwritten descriptions are done with a calligraphic hand. Flowers include colchique, belle a nuit, fuchsia, capucine, etc.

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