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    Mrs. Edward Bury (née Priscilla Susan Falkner) (circa 1790s-1869). Amaryllis Striatafolia - Plate 48.

    A lovely 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 general toning, a few faint spots, and a couple of faint smudges along the right margin. Light penciled notations. 15.75 x 20.75 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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