A. RICINUS AFRICANUS MAXIMUS. B. RICINUS AMERICANUS PERENNIS FLORIBUS PURPUREIS STAPHIDIS AGRIæ FOLüS GRANA TIGLIA GRAINE DE TILLI. N. 867. [CASTOR BEAN].

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Johann Weinmann


a. Ricinus Africanus maximus. b. Ricinus Americanus perennis floribus purpureis Staphidis agriæ folüs grana tiglia Graine de Tilli. N. 867. [Castor Bean].

Engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1737-45.
Paper size 14 9/16 x 9 5/8" (370 x 244 mm).
Good condition and color, save for some staining on binding edge.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 71259
Price: $425.00
Publisher : Published in Ratisbon, Germany.
From Johann Wilhelm Weinmann's "Phytanthoza Iconographia". This beautiful work provides a nearly complete record of the flowers, fruits and vegetables cultivated in the early 18th century. The plates are among the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Johann Weinmann

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