March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Basilius Besler

(German, 1561–1629)

Two plates, I. Armerius pleno rubro flore.., plate 18-3/4 x 15-5/8 in., I. Scabiosa Indica floresa turate rubro..,, plate 19 x 15-3/8 in., from the Hortus Eystettensis, 1713- circa 1750 edition, text verso, hand-colored copperplate engravings on thick fibrous laid paper lacking watermarks, sheets approximately 22-1/4 x 17 in.; modern frames, 29-3/8 x 25-7/8 in.  

Provenance:Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


hinged in, printing creases, light foxing, both with pencil inscription in margin, small hole at right edge of "Scabiosa" 

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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