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HILL, John.

1. Short thick leav’d Aloe 2. Long fruited Trichosanthes 3. Great Snapdragon 4 American Euonymouse 5. Strip’d Amaryllis 6. Vitex

Plate 11.

Published: A Complete Body of Gardening. 1757.

Stock code: 53379

Price: £350

Sale Price: £140

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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.

Copper engraving. Early colour. Some showthrough of text from verso. Very good condition. Size: 23 x 39 cm. (9 x 15 inches).

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