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    A Lovely Botanical Print from Thornton's
    The Temple of Flora

    Robert John Thornton. The Winged Passion Flower. Hand-colored (with color printing) aquatint engraving by Warner. 1802. In good condition with edge tears and soling. Tears repaired on verso, and with one extending into the image area on the left side. Paper mildly toned. Mounted to matt with three pieces of white tape on verso. From Thornton's The Temple of Flora (London: 1799-1806). Light penciled notations. Believed to be the second state of two. 17.5 x 22.5 inches. A lovely botanical print from what is generally considered the greatest English color-plate flower book.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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