Tree Mint, White American Purslain [and four other flowering plants].
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 show through of text from verso. Very good condition. Size: 23 x 39 cm. (9 x 15 inches).