Aloe Purpurea Laevis
Place Published: Leyden and Utrecht
Publisher: Pieter Vander Aa
Date Published: 1696
Description: Botanical. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 8.25".
Comments: Beautiful print of an aloe plant. Abraham Munting (1626-1683) taught medicine and botany at the Academy of Groningem in the Netherlands. He had a particular interest in the uses of plants, especially medicinally. This engraving is from "Naauwkeurige Beschryving Der Aardgewassen". Aging around edges, small chip to lower right corner. Please visit our gallery for more Munting prints.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 211439