Beaufortia decussata. Beaufortie en croix. AUSTRALIA.

Beaufortia decussata. Beaufortie en croix.

Bessa, Pancrace (illus). Barrois (engraved by).
Paris. 1836.
Engraving on laid paper, handcolored, image approximately 7 x 4 1/2 inches (plus text area) on sheet 12 x 9 inches. Very good condition. An exquisite botanical image by Pancrace Bessa, one of France's foremost botanical artists of the 19th century, engraved by Barrois for "Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs, et Manufacturiers . . . d'apres les Dessins de Bessa". At lower left in tiny italics are noted the date of flowering (autumn) and the place of origin (New Holland). Item #52380

Price: $145.00

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