Richea Glauca. AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND.

Richea Glauca.

Redoute, P.J. (after Piron).
Paris. 1797.
Copper-plate engraving, 15 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches (neatline) on sheet 21 1/2 x 15 inches. Four small areas of insect damage in upper left margin (not affecting the image), two very light creases, a rather light impression. Overall very good condition on thick laid paper. An engraving of the flower Richea Glauca from the atlas volume of the "Voyage a la Recherche de La Perouse" by the French botanist Jacques Labillardière, documenting the expedition led by d'Entrecasteaux, noted for his exploration of the coast of Australia. Botanical details along the lower edge. Item #51969

Price: $145.00

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