THE CHINA LIMODORON,

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Dr. Robert John Thornton

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The China Limodoron,

Aquatint and stipple engraving, 1802.
Image size 17 1/8 x 13 5/8" (43.5 x 34.5 cm) .
Fair to good condition, some fading.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 44886
Price: $2,000.00
Publisher : London Published by Dr. Thornton, Feby. 1st, 1802.
A fine botanical print from Thornton's "The Temple of Flora or the Garden of Nature". Engraved by Landseer after the painting by Henderson. One state only. This publication was printed between 1799 and 1807 and had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published. Printed in color and finished by hand. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Dr. Robert John Thornton

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