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Auction 99, Lot 680

"The Art of the Plant World: The Great Botanical Illustrators and their Work", Rix, Martyn

Subject: Reference - Natural History

Period: 1981 (published)

Publication: Overlook Press


9.8 x 13.5 inches
24.9 x 34.3 cm

This lavishly illustrated work follows the development of botanical knowledge as expressed in illustrations up to the present day. The major names in botanical illustration are represented by some of their most striking plates. First American edition, 224 pp with many illustrations, bibliography, index. Hardbound in brown cloth with gilt stamp on the spine and illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A

Dustjacket with sunned spine and shelf wear, contents fine.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $35

Closed on 6/12/2002