Sisyrinchium striatum. Bermudienne striee. MEXICO.

Sisyrinchium striatum. Bermudienne striee.

Bessa, Pancrace (illus).
Paris. 1836.
Engraving on laid paper, handcolored, image 7 x 4 1/2 inches (plus text area) on sheet 12 x 9 inches. Fine condition. An exquisite botanical image by Pancrace Bessa, one of France's foremost botanical artists of the 19th century, engraved by Barrois for "Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs, et Manufacturiers . . . d'apres les Dessins de Bessa". At lower left in tiny italics are noted the country of origin of the plant (Mexico) and date of flowering (summer). Item #35968

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