Chorizema Ilicifolia. AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND.

Chorizema Ilicifolia.

Redoute, P.J. (del).
Paris. 1797.
Copper-plate engraving, 15 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (neatline) on sheet 21 1/2 x 15 inches. Small areas of insect damage in left margin (not affecting the image), scattered foxing, two very light creases, a rather light impression. Overall very good condition on thick laid paper. An engraving of the flower Chorizema Ilicifolia 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 left edge. Item #51979

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