Pierpont Morgan Library (New York)
Mules (Helen Bobritzky), born 1948; Needham (Paul), born 1943; Voelkle (William M.)

Flowers in books and drawings ca. 940-1840 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the library, 2 September-9 November 1980)

New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1980
(28 cm), [84] pp. 24 full-page plates (7 in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Selected from the Morgan Library’s own collection, the exhibition covers 900 years of botanical illustration from Dioscorides’ 10th century “De materia medica” to Redouté’s Les Liliacées and Les Roses. Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770) is represented by a number of watercolour drawings, most shown for the first time. ¶ Minor shelf wear; otherwise a fine, unmarked copy.

£ 15


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