GLEDITSCHIA INERMIS - THORNLESS GLEDITSIA

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Philip Miller


Gleditschia Inermis - Thornless Gleditsia

Engraving, printed in color and finished by hand, c.1755-1760.
Paper size 16 13/16 x 10 5/16" (42.7 x 26.2 cm).
Good condition with original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90645
Price: $275.00
Publisher : Published according to the Act by P. Miller.
G. D. Ehret pinxt. J. Mynde sc. From "Figures of the Most Beautiful...plants described in the Gardeners Dictionary" by Philip Miller. The series was originally published, in two volumes, between 1755 and 1760. Other editions being published in 1771 and 1809.

Also known as the Thornless Honeylocust, the tree's pods can be eaten or fermented to make beer, as was typically done by Native Americans. Modern uses are generally related to landscaping and timber.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Other Botanicals

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