[Yonge, Charlotte Mary].
[Edinburgh]. [ 1858].
Hand colored lithograph, image size (to neat line) 10 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches on sheet 13 1/2 x 17 inches, centrefold as issued. Light foxing, short split to lower fold, light wear to sheet edges. Good displayable condition. On the left side of the sheet is pictured a cucumber plant with cucumbers growing over a wall, on the right side an orange melon with leaves and flower. This is a double spread from the mid 19th century educational publication for children by Charlotte Yonge, "The Instructive Picture Book, or, Lessons from the vegetable world" featuring accurately drawn and most attractively lithographed and handcolored images. Item #55060