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21 Violaceae - Hymenanthera dentata 180

€45.00

Description: Violaceae - Hymenanthera dentata ?
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1832, volume 59, plate 3163. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 143 x 229 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants … (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
  • Number: 1800187 (13945)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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