Fruits. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Melon. (Cucumis melo). [Double page from The Instructive Picturebook or Lessons from the Vegetable World]. VEGETABLES, FRUIT.

Fruits. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Melon. (Cucumis melo). [Double page from The Instructive Picturebook or Lessons from the Vegetable World].

[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 plate XXVIII from the mid 19th century educational publication for children featuring accurately drawn and most attractively lithographed and handcolored images. Item #55060

Price: $45.00

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