Botanical Art Notebook Set: 3 A5 ruled notebooks with stitched spines

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Johann Wilhelm Weinmann was an apothecary who established a botanic garden in Regensburg and set about producing a highly detailed catalogue of plants and their uses, with illustrations commissioned from some of the finest engravers of the time. The resulting Phytanthoza Iconographia is an immense work, contained within several volumes published between 1737 and 1745. It features no fewer than 1,025 beautiful colour plates — including early examples of colour mezzotint — of all manner of fruit and vegetables.Three of the exquisite plates are reproduced in this lovely set of A5 softback notebooks: the perfect gift for gardeners and connoisseurs of botanical illustration. Johann Wilhelm Weinmann was an apothecary who established a botanic garden in Regensburg and set about producing a highly detailed catalogue of plants and their uses, with illustrations commissioned from some of the finest engravers of the time. The resulting Phytanthoza Iconographia is an immense work, contained within several volumes published between 1737 and 1745. It features no fewer than 1,025 beautiful colour plates — including early examples of colour mezzotint — of all manner of fruit and vegetables. Three of the exquisite plates are reproduced in this lovely set of A5 softback notebooks: the perfect gift for gardeners and connoisseurs of botanical illustration.

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  • : 9781851245697
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : 0.262
  • : March 2021
  • : 1.047 Centimeters X 15.2 Centimeters X 21.2 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : 144
  • : English
  • : Notebook / blank book
  • : Bodleian Library the