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    Two Full Color Aquatint Folio Plates
    from
    The Temple of Flora

    [Botanical]. Robert John Thornton. Flora dispensing Her Favours on the Earth [and:] Aesculapius, Flora, Ceres and Cupid Honouring the Bust of Linnoeus. London: Thornton, 1806-1807. Hand-colored prints from the first folio edition of The Temple of Flora (published in London, 1799-1806). Approximately 20 x 16 inches and a bit larger (Flora is the smaller of the two). Flora engraved by Woolnoth after Cosway; Aesculapius engraved by Caldwall after Russel and Opie. Both toned, thumbsoiled. Flora is mounted onto cardboard, Aesculapius has a small piece of tape at the upper left corner. Generally good.


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