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Johann W. Weinmann
Phytanthoza Iconographia 1735

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) was an apothecary and botanist who resided in Regensburg, Germany.  He produced the Phytanthoza Iconographia between 1735 and 1745; this highly regarded work comprised eight volumes with approximately 1000 colored plates.  The Phytanthoza Iconographia was notable as the botanical publication that first used the Mezzotint method of printing (color printed, then finished by hand) invented by Ludwig von Siegen.  Another notable fact of the Phytanthoza Iconographia is that Weinmann employed, at bargain basement rates, a young botanical illustration apprentice named Georg Dionysius Ehret who produced approximately 500 of the beutiful plates for the publication. Ehret would later go on to become one of the seminal botanical artists of his time and whom is today considered among the finest of botanical artists.




 

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Peppercress
Product ID: 13516

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a. Lepidium seu Pipenitis Palserage, b. Lepidium glastifolium perenne, c. Levocojum Africanum floribus Lini caeruleo
folio molluginis, d. Levcojum bulbosum, e. Levcojum bulbosum hescaphyllon mapis, f. Levcojum Bulbosum hexaphyllon polyanthos.   
 
Dimensions: Folio, 9 7/8" x 15" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge lightly browned will mat out, few inkspots
otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request. UD: 1/5/18
Price: $245.00
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Peppers
Product ID: 34999

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a. Solanum tuberosum esculentum seu Papas, Tartoffoli, b. Solanum Capsicum seu Piper Indicum,
c. Solanum mordents fructu propendente oblongo crafso, d. Solanum mordens filiquis oblongis recurvis,
e. Solanum mordens medium.  
 
Dimensions: Folio, 9 7/8" x 15" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top edge lightly browned will mat out otherwise
excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request.
Price: $345.00
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Persicaria Orientalis Nicotianae
Product ID: 13413

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a. Persicaria Orientalis Nicotianae folio, b. Petasites vulgaris 

Plate: No. 805 
Dimensions: Folio, 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge slightly browned will mat out,
light foxing in extremes of upper and right margins will mat out otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request. UD: 1/10/18
Price: $245.00
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Phaseolus
Product ID: 13405

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a. Phaseolus flore puniceo, b. Phaseolus major, c. Phaseolus orthocaulus, d. Phaseolus Indicus,
e. Phaseolus major seu Faba purgatrioc

Plate: No. 808 
Dimensions: Folio, 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge slightly
browned will mat out, light marginal foxing will mat out otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request. UD: 1/16/18
Price: $350.00
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Phaseolus
Product ID: 13417

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a. Phaseolus Americanus , b. Phaseolus Brasilianus, c. Phaseous Brasilianus fructo, d. Phaseolus Aegyptiacus,
e. Phaseolus Indicus, f. Phillyrea folio

Plate: No. 809 
Dimensions: Folio, 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge slightly browned will mat out,
foxing spot right center margin will mat out, light foxing in extremes of upper and right margins will mat out otherwise
excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request. UD: 1/9/18
Price: $275.00
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Polygala
Product ID: 13402

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a. Polygala major flore albo, b. Polygala major purpurea, c. Polygala vulgaris major flore coeruleo, d. Polygala alba minor, e. Polygala minor coerulea, f. Polygala minor rubra, g. Polygala Africana, h. Polygonum majus latifolium, i. Polygonum foliis pictis, k. Polygonum brevi

Plate No. 823
Dimensions: Folio, 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" overall plate measurement.
Condition: Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge slighty browned will mat out,
one small foxing mark upper right margin will mat out, light marginal foxing will mat out otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint, hand-colored, Regensburg, 1745.
Referneces: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p.80.

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request. UD: 2/7/18
Price: $225.00
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Poppies
Product ID: 35204

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a. Papaver hortense cristatum flore carneo, b. Papaver hortense cristatum oris rubris flore pleno,
c. Paper hortense cristatum unguibus violaceis.

Dimensions: Folio, 9 7/8" x 15" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top edge lightly browned will mat out otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request.
Price: $595.00
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Primula
Product ID: 13408

Details 

a. Primula veris prolifera flore rubro, b. Primula Contantinopolitana major, c. Priumal calicis majoris,
d. Primula turcica, e. Primula Turcica caliculis, f. Primula hortensis, g. Primula incarnata

Plate: No. 832
Dimensions: 
Folio, 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" overall plate measurement.
Condition: 
Left edge slightly uneven from disbinding will mat out, top and right edge slightly browned will mat out,
couple errant ink spots, light marginal foxing will mat out otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored, Regensburg, 1745.

References: Nissen 2126, Dunthorne 327, Great Flower Books, p. 80. 

*Please Note* This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print.
Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request.
Price: $350.00
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