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dampier plantes schley botanical print antique engraving

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Plantes (Dampier)


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Plantes - Gewassen. de la Nle. Hollande, 8 de Timor, 9,10 de la N.le Guinee' Depicts Australian botanical species published previously in William Dampier's 'A voyage to New Holland', published in 1703, which contained the first published images of Australian flora. From the Dutch edition of Abbe Prevost's 'Histoire generale des voyages...,' published in The Hague by P. de Hondt, 1747-1780. Two vertical folds as issued.

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artist Jacobus van der Schley (1717-1779) (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1753
size 200mm by 285mm (platemark)
SKU BT7627