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 William Curtis
Flora Londonensis 1775

The Flora Londinensis was the first major botanical work of William Curtis, published between 1775-1798.  Curtis originaly planned for the Flora Londonensis to document the flowering speices in the area close to London, but eventually the work evolved and expanded to encompass the flora of southern England.  Curtis designed the book in the larger folio format with illustrations by noted botanical artists James Sowerby, Sydenham Edwards and William Kilburn; it's copperplate engraving and careful hand coloring made it a very attractive work. Despite its artistic success, the Flora Londonensis did not sell beyond 300 copies and subsequently never reached the much broader audience (3000 copies) that Curtis enjoyed with the Botanical Magazine

 



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Centaurea Cyannus
Product ID: 11305

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Dimensions: Folio, 11.25” x 18.25” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Excellent.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $260.00
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Cerastium Arvense
Product ID: 11309

Details 

Dimensions: Folio, 10 3/4” x 18 1/4” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Right edge uneven from disbinding otherwise excellent and bright condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $325.00
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Chenopodium Murale
Product ID: 11301

Details 

Dimensions: Folio, 11” x 18 1/2” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Right edge uneven from disbinding, a couple of unobtrusive ink and foxing spots, light text
offsetting otherwise excellent condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $325.00
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Chrysanthemum Segetum
Product ID: 11409

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Dimensions: Folio, 11” x 18 3/8” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Left edge uneven from disbinding, light paper toning otherwise excellent condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: 2/4/18
Price: $325.00
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Leucojum Aestivum
Product ID: 11401

Details 

Dimensions: Folio, 11.25” x 18.25” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Excellent.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $260.00
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Linum Usitatifsium
Product ID: 11308

Details 

Plate: No. 316
Dimensions: Folio, 10 3/4” x 18 1/4” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Left edge uneven from disbinding, light text offsetting otherwise excellent condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $375.00
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Menyanthes Trifoliata
Product ID: 11406

Details 

Plate: No. 240
Dimensions: Folio, 11” x 18 3/8” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Right  edge uneven from disbinding, couple small unobtrusive ink and foxing spots, very faint
text offsetting otherwise excellent condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $300.00
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Orchis Fusca
Product ID: 11410

Details 

Dimensions: Folio, 11” x 18 1/4” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Left edge uneven from disbinding, loss into upper plate line will still mat well otherwise
excellent and bright condition.
Printing Type: Copperplate engraving, hand-colored.
First Edition, London, 1775. 
References: Dunthorne 87, Nissen 439. 
 
*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: $425.00
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