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13 Waterlilies - Weinmann 209

€220.00

Description: orig. mezzotints with copper engraving; first botanical book to be ever printed in colour, finished by hand. overall 39 x 47 cm. folds as issued, some foxing and colour spots, o/w vg cond.

One of the most stunning plates from Weinmann's 'Phytanthoza Iconographia...', Regensburg, 1735-45, in triple plate size.

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683 – 1741), apothecary and botanist, is noted for his creation of the florilegium Phytanthoza iconographia between 1737 and 1745, an ambitious project which resulted in eight folio volumes with more than 1,000 hand-coloured engravings of several thousand plants.
  • Number: 2090240 (g17-17)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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