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Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Peruvian Lily  Alstroemeria

Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Peruvian Lily Alstroemeria

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 966492

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Speckled alstroemeria or Peruvian Lily (alstroemeria pulchella) #1065 from the work "The Botanical Cabinet Consisting Of Coloured Delineations Of Plants From All Countries..." by Conrad Loddiges & Sons. London 1817-1833, with fine hand-colored engravings by George Cooke. The plates measure 7.88" x 6.25", although they are from the fully coloured 4to edition. This plate is from vol. 11, published in 1825 and includes text page and photocopy of correct title page.

Condition: Light Offsetting of text page in center of image, binding holes with losses along right edge, area of light foxing and wn impurity between upper leaven in lower right quadrant (see enlargement 5), spot and small area of light foxing at edge lower left quadrant (see enlargement 6).