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Original Hand-colored Antique Botanical Prints from
The Universal Herbal...
by Thomas Green
(1816-1824).

The complete title of this accurately and absolutely delightfully hand-colored work is:
The Universal Herbal, or Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an Account of all the known Plants in the World arranged according to the Linnean System, specifying the Uses to which they are or may be applied, wether as Food, as Medicine, or in the Arts and Manufactures, with the best Methods of Propagation and the most recent agricultural Improvements
.

But behind this title is a multitude of finely colored stipple engravings by some very fine early 19th century engravers who were engaged to produce this attractive collection of botanical prints for the publisher: Henry Fisher at Caxton Press Liverpool, 1816–1824.

The prints are generally in very good condition with slight age toning and sometimes light browning on margin edges. The Latin name from the Linnean System and common English name are generally given. Each print is dated.

Page size: approximately 10.5 x 8 inches (26.5 x 20.5 cm)

Rosa (Rose)
ROSA
The Moss Provenee Rose
The York and Lancaster Rose


$220

Rosa (Rose)
RUBUS SPECTABILIS
Elegant American Bramble
RUBUS ODORATUS
Flowering Raspberry

$185

Crab Apple and Quince
PYRUS BACCATA
Siberian Crab (Apple)
PYRUS CYDONIA
Pear-shaped Quince


$175

Philadelphia Lily and Flax
LILIUM
Philadelphian Martagon Lily
LINUM PERENNE
Perennial Flax


$150

Genista, Saxifragas
GENISTA
Triangular Genista, or Broom
SAXIFRAGA
Mountain Sanicle
SAXIFRAGA
London Pride

  

Orchis Mascula, Oenthera, Oxalis
ORCHIS MASCULA
Male or Early Spotted Orchid
OENOTHERA
Great Flowered Tree Primrose
OXALIS ACETOSELLA
Common Wood Sorrel


$105

  

Adonis, amaranth, Aloe, Agrimony
GOMPHRENA
Globe Amaranth
AGRIMONIA
Sweet-scented Agrimony
ALOE
Barbados Aloe
ADONIS
The Common Adonis, or Pheasant's Eye

$105

cheese rennet, gentian, fumitory, Goat's Rue
GALIUM VERUM
Cheese-Rennet
GENTIANA LUTEA
Yellow Gentian
FUMARIA OFFICINALIS
Common Fumitory
GALEGA OFFICINALIS
Goat's Rue

$105

Oak and Acacia
QUERCUS AEGILOPS
Great Prickly-cupped Oak Tree
ROBINIA HISPIDA
Rose Acacia


$150

Speedwell, Vetch, Vervain
VERONICA OFFICINALIS
Common Speedwell
VICIA SEPIUM
Bush Vetch
VERBENA OFFICINALIS
Common Vervain


$125

Eternal Flower, Bean Caper
XERANTHEMUM ANNUUM
Purple Xeranthemum or Eternal Flower
ZYGOPHYLLUM FABAGO
Common Bean Caper


$125

Erica, heaths
ERICA
TETRALIX

Cross-leaved Heath
VULGARIS
Common Heath
CINEREA
Fine-leaved Heath

$125

Rhexias and Rhubarb
RHEXIA CILIOSA
RHEUM COMPACTUM
Thick-leaved Rhubarb
RHEXIA LUTEA


$125

Tobacco and Fennel
NICOTIANA
Greater Narrow-Leaved Tobacco
NICOTIANA
Dwarf Primrose-Leaved Tobacco
NIGELLA DAMASCENA
Fennel Flower

$150

  

Burdock, Antholyza
ARCTIUM LAPPA
Wooly-headed Burdock
ANTHOLYZA CUNONIA
Scarlet-flowered Antholyza

$115

Holly and Balsam
ILEX AQUIFOLIUM
Common Holly
IMPATIENS BALSAMINA
Garden Balsam


$125

Trefoils
TRIFOLIUM CHERLERI
Hairy Pink Trefoil
TIGAREA TRIDENTATA
TRIFOLIUM RUBENS
Long-Spiked Trefoil


$125

Pentapetes, Phlox
PENTAPETES PHOENICIA
Scarlett-flowered Pentapetes
PHLOX DIVARICATA
Early-flowering Lichnidea
PHLOX MACULATA
Spotted-stalked Lichnidea


$125

  

American Nightshade, Solanum Inerme
SOLANUM INERME
SOLANUM HETERANDRUM
American Horned Nightshade


$125

Cotton tree, Gladiolus, corn flag
GOSSYPIUM RELIGIOSUM
Spotted-bark Cotton Tree
GLADIOLUS
Byzantium Corn Flag
GLADIOLUS
Cape Corn Flag
GUNDELIA TOURNEFORTH

$125

Bear's Breech, Sweet Milfoil Maudlin
ACANTHUS
Brank Ursine, or Bear's Breech
ACHILLEA
Sweet Milfoil, or Maudlin

$85

White Poppy and Passion Flower
PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM
Common Single White Poppy
PASSIFLORA COERULEA
Common or Blue Passion Flower


(note text offsetting
and soft crease)

Wooly Mullein and White Hellebore
VERBASCUM PHLOMOIDES
Southern Woolly Mullein
VERATRUM ALBUM
Common White Hellebore


$100

Mimulus, Oswego Tea, Marigold
MIMULUS LEWISH
MONARDA
Scarlet Monarda, or Oswego Tea
MESEMBRYANTHEMUM BICOLORUM
Two-coloured Fig Marigold


$125

  

Houston's Mimosa, Double-flowering Myrtle
MIMOSA HOUSTONI
Houston's Mimosa
MYRTUS
The Roman Myrtle
The Double-flowering Myrtle


$125

Fleabane, Hawthorn
CONYZA
Great Fleabane
CORONILLA VARIA
Purple Coronilla
CRATAEGUS
Cockspur Hawthorn
CRATAEGUS
Maple-leaved Hawthorn


$100

Lungwort, self heal, laurel
PULMONARIA VIRGINICA
Virginian Lungwort
PRUNELLA VULGARIS
Common Self-heal
PRUNUS LUSITANICA
Portugal Laurel


$100

Lungwort, self heal, laurel
TAMARIX GALLICA
French Tamarisk
TAMARIX GERMANICA
German Tamarisk
TEUCRIUM LUCIDUM
Shining Germander
TEUCRIUM BOTRYS
Cut-leaved Annual Germander


$75

mastick tree, storax
SCHINUS MOLLE
Peruvian Mastick Tree
STYRAX OFFICINALE
Officinal Storax


$85

Valerian, Snakeweed
POLYGONUM ORIENTALE
Oriental Persicaria
POLEMONIUM REPTANS
Greek Valerian
POLYGONUM BISTORTA
Great Bistort, or Snakeweed


$85

Henbane & St. John's Worts
HYOSCYAMUS ALBUS
White Henbane
HYPERICUM OLYMPICUS
Olympian St. John's Wort
HYPERICUM MONOGYNU
Chinese St. John's Wort

$150

Pennsylvania Winter Cherry, Plantain
PHYTOLACCA ICOSANDRA
Red Phytolacca
PHYSALIS PENSYLVANICA
Pennsylvanian Winter Cherry
PLANTAGO ALISMA
Great Water Plantain

$125

Arum
ARUM
Common Arum
ARUM
Dumb Cane Arum
ASARUM
Common Asarabacca

$125

Carrion Flower, Spiroea
STAPELA HIRSUTA
Hairy Stapelia, or Carrion Flower
SPIRAEA TRIFOLIATA
Common Three-leaved Spiroea


$125

Vera Cruz Agave
AGAVE LURIDA
Vera Cruz Agave


$125

  

Side-saddle flower and Mountain Saxifrage
SARRACENIA PURPUREA
Side-saddle Flower
SAXIFRAGA
Mountain Pyramidial Saxifrage


$100

  

aloes
ALOE VARIEGATA
Partridge-breasted Aloe
ALOE LINGUA
Tongue Aloe

$125

  

aloes
LATHYRUS
Small Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea
LICHEN PYXIDATUS
LICHE CANINUS

$75

  

MIMOSA
MIMOSA
Different Species of the Sensitive Plant from Vera Cruz

$75

  

Barrenwort, Sea Eringo, Hemp Agrimony, Spurge
EPIMEDIUM ALPINUM
Barrenwort
ERYNGIUM MARITIMUM
Sea Eringo
EUPATORIUM CANNABINUM
Hemp Agrimony
EUPHORBIA NERIIFOLIA
Oleander-leaved Spurge

$75

  
 

Barrenwort, Sea Eringo, Hemp Agrimony, Spurge
VEGETABLE PRODUCTIONS constituting Important ARTICLES OF COMMERCE
The Olive Tree
Rice or Oriza Sativa
The Sugar Cane or Saccharum Officinarum
Ginseng in Flower or Panax Quinquefolium
Root of the Ginseng
Bread Fruit or Sitodium Altile
Pepper or Piper Nigrum

IMPORTANT NOTE: This print is not from The Universal Herbal; it is a hand colored copper engraving from Jackson's edition of Payne's New System of Geography, printed in the year 1760.

Sheet size: approx. 8¾ x 10¾ inches
(please see enlargement for condition)

$75

  

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