Auction 97, Lot 521

"[Lot of 42 - Flowers]", Pratt, Anne

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1880 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

A colorful set of chromolithograph botanical plates. One of the most successful woman botanical artists of her time, Anne Pratt wrote and illustrated twenty books on botany aimed primarily at a popular audience. The group, from a couple of different publications, covers a variety of flower types with most plates featuring three or four similar varieties.


Condition: B

A little light foxing, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001