Leyden and Utrecht: Pieter Vander Aa, 1696.
Botanical. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 12.5" x 8.25".
Beautiful early print of the Clematis 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 stain to left margin. Please visit our gallery for more Munting prints.
Condition: Very Good(+)