Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 150,00

[Colour plate] [Pfeiffer, August]

Högröda Euforbian / Scarlet Spurge / Schön-gefärbte Wolfsmilch / Euphorbia Punicea, Swartz, Smith.

[Stockholm] [Tryckt hos Carl Delén] [1803-1809] Plate mark 21,5 x 17 cm. The whole sheet 28,5 x 22,5 cm. Hand coloured engraving. Comes with the original descriptive text leaf in swedish. Printed on Whatman paper.

A tear to the right margin of the plate and a couple of creases. The text leaf with two tears, a few stains and dog eared.

A fine depiction of the "Scarlet Spurge". Published for the rare swedish garden magazine "Magasin för blomster-älskare och idkare af trädgårdsskötsel". The plate was engraved by August Pfeiffer after an original by himself. The text was written by Olof Swartz.

Item No: 3103