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Elisabeth Blackwell (British, 18th Century) Lot of Four Plates from A CURIOUS HERBAL,

Auction:
2122
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$294$250

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Auction:
Sale #2122 - 2122
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
January 19, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Elisabeth Blackwell (British, 18th Century)

Lot of Four Plates from A CURIOUS HERBAL, published in two volumes, 1737-1739: The Fig Tree, Guinea Pepper, The Duck's Meat, andThe Sloe-tree. Each identified within the plates and on labels from Goodspeed's, Boston, on the reverse. Engraving with hand-coloring (possibly later) on paper, plate sizes approximately 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Some with minor foxing and or staining, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Elisabeth Blackwell, Book collecting, Engraving