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    Sale 7540

    A House on the Wiltshire Downs

    6 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 60

    After Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770)

    Arum, Cerus, Haemanthus, Musa and Yucca

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770)
    Arum, Cerus, Haemanthus, Musa and Yucca
    Engravings with extensive handcolouring, by Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) and Johann Eilas Haid (1739-1806), six plates from Plantae Selectae, Nuremberg, 1750 and later, with two different illustrations of Musa, on laid paper, with margins, apparently in good condition; Together with two similar, presumably from Illustratio systematis sexualis Linnaei, by John Miller (1715-1780), on laid paper, with margins, one with scattered foxing, otherwise apparently in good condition, framed
    Image 445 x 295 mm., Sheet 515 x 343 mm. (and similar) (8)


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    Provenance

    John Pringle, Roundway, Jamaica.