A. ECHINOMELOCACTOS MAJOR. B. ECHINOMELOCACTOS MINOR. C. ECHIUM MAJUS HIRSUTUM. D. ECHIUM MAJUS VULGARE FLORE ALBO. E. ECHIUM MAJUS VULGARE FLORE RUBRO. N. 474.

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Johann Weinmann


a. Echinomelocactos major. b. Echinomelocactos minor. c. Echium majus hirsutum. d. Echium majus vulgare flore albo. e. Echium majus vulgare flore rubro. N. 474.

Engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1737-45.
Paper size 14 5/8 x 9 1/2" (371 x 240 mm).
Good condition and color save for some staining.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 71271
Price: $500.00
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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