"Nature Illustrated Flowers, Plants, and Trees 1550-1900" is a collection of botanical prints and engravings from the collection of the New York Public Library. This nature-inspired vintage book was copyrighted in 1989. With a foreword by Eleanor Perenyi and text by Bernard McTigue, this vintage book is full of amazing botanical art print reproductions in full color as well as black and white.
Included are works by Pierre-Joseph Redoute, George Brookshaw and Sir W. J. Hooker, all exceptional botanical illustrators and pioneers in their fields.
The contents of the book are broken down into botanical genres: Useful Plants Edible Plants Ornamental Flowers and Ferns Trees and Shrubs
The 127-page book also includes a full bibliography of the works that are illustrated and an in-depth index.
This vintage art book is in excellent condition and is complete with its dust jacket. The illustrated jacket has some minor scuffing and some soiling on the back. The book itself is amazing with clean pages and a tight binding. (It looks as if it was perhaps never opened.) It measures approximately 11 inches by 6 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A fabulous gift for your favorite gardener or nature illustration lover.
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