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HILL, John

1. The Persian Iris 2. Trifoliate Arum 3. Dotted Acadian Lilly

Plate 32

Published: A Complete Body of Gardening. 1757

Stock code: 88637

Price: £350

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This item is on show at 100 Fulham Road (map)

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.

Size: 390 x 230 mm. Copper engraving. Early colour. Slight showthrough of text from verso. Waterstain at top edge not affecting plate. Very good condition.

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