Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 30,00

[Colour plate] [Pfeiffer, August]

Kinesiske ständigt blommande törnrosen / The Everblooming Rose / Immerblütige rose / Rosa semperflorens. Curt. Willd.

[Stockholm] [Tryckt hos Carl Delén] [1803-1809] Plate mark 22 x 16 cm. The whole sheet 28,5 x 22 cm. Hand coloured engraving. Comes with the original descriptive text leaf in swedish. Printed on Whatman paper.

A 8 cm long tear in the lower margin into the plate area but not affecting the image. A little smudging and toning to the plate. A couple of creases. Slight fading. Some small spots and a few creases to the text leaf.

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

Item No: 3102