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    Hand-Colored Aquatint Plate from
    The Temple of Flora

    [Botanical]. Robert John Thornton. Indian Reed. London: Thornton, 1804. Hand-colored print from the first folio edition of The Temple of Flora (published in London, 1799-1806). Dunthorne's second state, with lower sky nearly white. Engraved by James Caldwall after Andrew Henderson. Large folio. Approximately 23 x 18.25 inches. Minor toning, light marginal thumbsoiling, left margin worn from removal from volume. Mounted onto a mat at the upper edge by cloth tape. Still, a fine example.
    Dunthorne, p. 251.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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