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Melanthium Petalis Unguiculatis. T. 131.

  • ARTIST: Georg Dionysius Ehret

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Christopher Jacob Trew.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving, hand-colored,

    DATE: 1750-73.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 19 3/4 x 13 1/2" (50.2 x 34.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Tab LXXXI. Engraved and colored by Johann Jacob Haid and Johann Elias Haid. From the renowned botanical work "Plantae Selectae" by Christopher Trew. Published in Nuremberg, 1750-73. A distinguished German botanical draftsman, Ehret collaborated with Linnaeus and later worked for the British Museum, where he drew many newly discovered plants from the Americas and the Far East.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: The first word is gilded, as is typical with this series.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with full original color.