Auction 117, Lot 841

"[Lot of 8 - Flowers]", Maund, Benjamin

Subject: Botanicals

Period: 1840 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 7 inches
16.5 x 17.8 cm

This is a gorgeous group of botanical engravings. Maund was a pharmacist, botanist and bookseller who was most noted as the publisher of several botanical periodicals with beautifully colored plates. The plates are not merely pretty plates; some are presented in a scientific manner with a small images left uncolored so that the viewer could examine leaf and flower structures. This group includes rhododendron, poinsettia, fuchsia, and many other perennial favorites.


Condition: A

Very good with minor toning and lush, original hand color.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2006