Paris. 1775- 1778.
Copper plate engraving on laid paper, black and white, image 12 1/2 x 8 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 10 inches. Very good condition; light foxing in margins. A classical botanical image with elegant design and fine engraving, printed on laid paper. Plate V 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 #38293