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    Mrs. Edward Bury (née Priscilla Susan Falkner) (circa 1790s-1869). Amaryllis Miniata - Plate 35.

    A wonderful aquatint engraving by R. Havell, with hand-coloring, from Mrs. Bury's A Selection of Hexandrian Plants, Belonging to the Natural Orders Amaryllidae and Liliacae (London: 1831-1834). In very good condition, with toning and a few spots. Some light rippling along the edges. A very shallow crease runs vertically inside the platemark, from edge to edge. Light penciled notations. 15.25 x 19.75 inches.


    More Information: Plates originally issued by subscription. It is reported that there were as few as 79 subscribers, including John James Audubon, whose Birds of America Havell was working on concurrently with Mrs. Bury's work.

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