Auction 93, Lot 399

"[Lot of 10 lithographs]", Good, Peter P.

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1845 (published)

Publication: The Family Flora and Materia Medica Botanica…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 9.2 inches
14 x 23.4 cm

Set of 10 early color lithographs of plants having medicinal properties. Lot includes: Dianthus Caryophyllus (Pink Carnation), Insula Helenium (Elecampane), Maruta Cotula (May Weed Wild Flower), Phytolacca Decandria (Poke Garget), Sambucus Canadensis (Common Elder), Lappa Major (Burdeck), Sanguinaria Canadensis (Blood Root, Red Patcoon), Chimaphila Umbellata (Winter Green Pipssissiwa), Ulmus Fulva (Slippery elm. Red Elm), Magnolia Glauca (Small Magnolia). A nice colorful set, all with flowers except one.

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Condition: A

A few with minor offsetting, but overall very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/6/2000

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