Jaume Saint-Hilaire, Jean Henri.
Color stipple engraving, sheet size 10 x 5 7/8 inches, very light scattered foxing, tight left edge, very good condition. One of the exquisite color stipple engravings from Jean-Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire's Traite Des Arbres Forestiers, published in Paris in 1824. This plate (#4) depicts a bough of an European alder, botanical details shown below. A fine example of the quality of antique French botanical prints of the era of Redoute, this was used to illustrate a work on the forest trees of France. Item #42608