Simple flowers (not very elaborate).  Antique Botany Prints used as book and subscription illustrations dating from the mid 1500’s through the 1820’s.

Woodblock botanical engravings from a 16th Century Herbal

Small rare hand colored woodblock engravings of simple flowers. Dating to the 1580’s, they are over 300 years old. Each old herbal measures about 4×6.”  Superb condition with some staining, please inspect…

Elizabeth Blackwell. A Curious Herbal. Hand Colored 18th Century Engravings from c.1750

Old botanical engravings by Elizabeth Blackwell, c.1750, an early female botany illustrator for her Curious Herbal.  Almost entirely  dedicated to medicinal botany.  Her work was first printed in England without the decorative text, later printed in Germany with the elaborate text below each image and known to have superior water coloring than the English edition.  An edition devoted to getting her husband out of debtors prison for not serving the required apprenticeship required by the guild.

Each old botanical print measure 9×13 and slightly larger, very good condition and color.

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Simple Flowers from c.1750.   Antique Botanical Prints on stunning handmade paper.

Simple Flowers, in terms of content.  These are large and fairly plain vintage botanical engravings from circa 1750.  These are Great Black & White Botanical Prints. English, published in the mid 1700’s.  These are gorgeous.  The hand made hand laid linen rag is even more beautiful. Each measures 10×15″ $150. each.  Old botanicals with out color.  Just black and white, simple engravings, and really old.Click here to contact us.

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Johann Wilhelm Weinmann Phytanthoza Iconographia Early 18th Century Engravings

German hand colored copper plate engravings by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann for Phytanthoza Iconographia, which was published from 1737-1745.  Measuring in at about 9 1/2 x 14”.  Good condition and color.

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Curtis, Edwards Vintage Botanical Engravings of Flowers

Lovely Curtis, Edwards antique flower engravings dating to the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s.  These are delicate looking in composition. Classic in English style.  Hand colored copper plate engravings on hand made rag paper. Individually dated at the time they were issued.

each antique botanical print measures 5 1/2 x 9 1/2″.   Priced at  $110. each. 3 or more $90. each.

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Simple Flowers, delicate flowers from Anne Hall Antique Prints.  Antique flower prints that are rather plain, not too bold.  Antique flower botanical prints in early English styles by Curtis, Edwards and Sweet from the 1700’s and 1800’s.  Black and white botanical prints from the 1700’s.  Some of the old botanical prints are in black & white. Blackwell was an early female botanical illustrator dating back to 1750 in her antique flower prints. The English style print  is  typically delicate looking.  Theses are predominately water colored copper plate engravings.  Compared to the French and Belgian bolder lithography executed in  the 1800’s. Old English flower print by Curtis, Edwards, Sweet. Old medicinal botanical prints by Elizabeth Blackwell c.1750, one of the early female botany illustrators. Her work was first printed in England without the decorative text, later printed in Germany with the elaborate text below each image and known to have superior water coloring than the English edition.

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