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Manuscript herbal, illustrated.
ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 13,700 GBP
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14
Manuscript herbal, illustrated.
ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 13,700 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Manuscript herbal, illustrated.
ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

3 volumes, folio (355 x 215mm.), approximately 660 original full-page watercolour drawings of plants, accompanying manuscript descriptions facing each drawing, later red morocco gilt


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a highly unusual manuscript herbal with full-page watercolour illustrations. No name is given, but the detailed notes and fine drawings, each captioned below with English and Latin names, suggest an author of considerable knowledge and talent. botanical manuscripts of this size and quality are rare.

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