Auction 129, Lot 847

"[Lot of 35 - Flowers]",

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1860-90 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm

A nice group of chromolithographed botanical plates. Fifteen are from one of the most successful woman botanical artists of her time, Anne Pratt. She wrote and illustrated twenty books on botany aimed primarily at a popular audience. This group covers a variety of type of flowers with most plates featuring three or four similar varieties. The balance are from an unknown German publication.

References:

Condition: B+

Mostly very good with a few minor spots on the German plates.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/23/2009

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