Leyden and Utrecht: Pieter Vander Aa, 1696. unbound. Botanical. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 8.25" very good(+).
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.