1. Proliferous Mountain Crowfoot. 2. Spiral Vallisneria. 3. Peclinate leav’d Othonna. 4. Scarlet Cynomorium. 5. Mamillary Cactus. 6. Sea Pancratium.
Dr. John Hill, actor, dramatist, botanist doctor and prolific author was one of the more colourful figures of eighteenth century London. ‘His Eden, or a Complete Body of Gardening’, was one of the most beautiful illustrated botanical books of its time.
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Copper engraving. Early colour. Fine condition. Mounted size: 40 x 56cm. Size: 23 x 38 cm. (9 x 15 inches).