1. Short thick leav’d Aloe 2. Long fruited Trichosanthes 3. Great Snapdragon 4 American Euonymouse 5. Strip’d Amaryllis 6. Vitex
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. Some showthrough of text from verso. Very good condition. Size: 23 x 39 cm. (9 x 15 inches).