Auction 97, Lot 519

"[Lot of 13 engravings]", Maund & Henslow

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1836-42 (published)

Publication: The Botanist

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 8.8 inches
17.5 x 22.4 cm

Very nice set of hand colored copper engravings from this important 19th century botanical illustration book. Benjamin Maund, with the assistance of Rev. John Stevens Henslow, compiled the descriptions for 250 ornamental plants and employed the most gifted English artists to illustrate his work. These are all really nice plates, in a variety of colors.


Condition: A

Minor soil and damp stain in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2001