Paris. 1775- 1778.
Copper plate engraving on laid paper, black and white, image 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 10 inches. Very good condition; a few tiny spots, very soft crease to lower right corner just touching plate mark, small loss to lower left corner far from image. A classical botanical image with elegant design and fine engraving, printed on laid paper. Plate II from Pierre Joseph Buchoz "Histoire Universelle de Regne Vegetale". Botanical engravings from this series are featured in the March 2005 issue of Country Home magazine. Item #38285