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    Phillip Miller. Four Botanical Prints. Four hand-colored copperplate engravings from Miller's Figures of the Most Beautiful, Useful, and Uncommon Plants (London: 1755-1760), by Richard Lancake and Georg Dionysius Ehret. All very good or better.

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    This lot contains: Richard Lancake. Cactus grandiflora - Plate LXXXX. In excellent condition. Wove paper, watermarked "1794 J Whatman." 9.75 x 16.75 inches. [and:] Richard Lancake. Cereus Scandens - Plate LXXXX. In very good condition. Watermarked laid paper. Paper toned. Left side shows binding edge. Dated 1756 in the plate. An earlier version of the Cactus grandiflora plate, with a different name and less vibrant coloring. Approximately 10.25 x 16.5 inches. [and:] Georg Dionysius Ehret. Ricinus - Plate CCXX. In very good condition. Laid paper watermarked "J Whatman" with no date. Paper toned. Right side shows binding edge. Dated 1758 in the plate. Approximately 10.25 x 16.5 inches. [and:] Georg Dionysius Ehret. Acacia - Plate CCXCI. In excellent condition. Laid paper. A couple of areas of faint foxing. Dated 1759 in the plate. Approximately 10.25 x 16.75 inches. All prints have light penciled notations.



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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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