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[Botanical manuscript of 450 watercolors of flowers and plants].

 
HOLLIS Number
Publication
s.l.: s.n., approximately 1740

Description

Digital Facsimile

266, that is 256, pages : color illustrations ; 46 cm.

Title devised by cataloger.

Date from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library acid-free tag in book.

Page numbers are written in ink on each of page corners.

No pages numbered 190-199; no evidence that pages have been removed, possible binder's error or mistake in numbering.

Pages 255, 256, 259, 260, 263, and 264 are blank.

Most sheets have 2 plant images on a page.

Text in French in red or black ink, Latin name of plant in black ink.

French text with plant names in French and Latin.

 

Physical Description

 

Language

French, Latin
 

Subject

Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800.; Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800 -- Pictorial works.; Botany -- Pre-Linnean works.; Plants -- Early works to 1800.; Flowers -- Early works to 1800.; Watercolor painting -- 18th century.