Antique Botanical Prints from
"The Universal Herbal" by Thomas Green.

The complete title of this accurately and absolutely delightfully hand-colored work is: "The Universal Herbal", or Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an Account of all the known Plants in the World arranged according to the Linnean System, specifying the Uses to which they are or may be applied, wether as Food, as Medicine, or in the Arts and Manufactures, with the best Methods of Propagation and the most recent agricultural Improvements". How about this for a title????!!!

But behind this title is a multitude of finely colored stipple engravings by some very fine early 19th century engravers who were engaged to produce this attractive collection of botanical prints for the publisher: Henry Fisher at Caxton Press Liverpool, 1816 - 1820.

The prints are mint condition with slight age toning and sometimes light browning on margin edges.
The Latin name from the Linnean System and common English name are given.
Each print is dated.

Page size: ca 26.5 x 20.5 cm ( 10.4 x 8 ")
Margins are wider than shown on the scans below.

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Left side: Veronica Officialis Common Speedwell
Center:
Vicia Sepium Bush Vetch
Right side:
Verbena Officialis Common Vervain

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6231


Left side: Inula Mariana American Inula
Right side:
Ipomaea Quamoclit Wing-leaved Ipomaea

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6233


Amaryllis Reginae. Mexican Lily
Arctotis Grandiflora

Fine crease in upper right margin corner.

Order Nr. GREEN6234 SOLD


Ranunculus

Most of the Flowers here represented are such as the Florists term Semi-Double; and from the
Seeds of such, all the most Valuble varieties are produced.

$ 140.00

Order Nr. GREEN6221


Hyacinthus Orientalis Eastern Hyacinth Hippomane Mancinella Manchineel Tree

$120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6222


Upper left: Anchusa Dyer´s Alkanet
Upper right:
Amydalus Dwarf Almond The Almond Tree
Lower left:
Amaryllis Belladonna Lily
Lower right:
Amaranthus Bloody Amaranth

Tiny spot on the word"Amaranthus"

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6223


Upper left: Gomphrena Globe Amaranth
Upper right:
Agrimonia Sweet-scented Agrimony
Lower left:
Aloe Barbadoes Aloe
Lower right:
Adonis. The Common Adonis or Pheasant's Eye.

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6224


Tulips

Tulipa

Varigated Tulips

$ 140.00

Order Nr. GREEN 6225


Left side: Papaver Somniferum Common Single White Poppy.
Right side:
Passiflora Coerulea Common or Blue Passion Flower.

$150.00

Order Nr. GREEN6228


Three Species of Moraea, from the Capel

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6229


Left side: Thalictrum Aquilegfolium Columbine-leaved Meadow Rue
Right side:
Thea The tea tree

$ 140.00

Order nr. GREEN6230


"Grasses"

Sweet-scented Vernal, Meadow Fox-Tail, Smooth-stalked Meadow, Meadow Fescue, Rough-stalked Meadow, Crested Dog's Tail, Tall Oat, Rough Cocks-foot.

Light browning in upper left margin corner.

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6235


Upper left: Cucurbita Citrullus Water melon.
Upper right:
Cypripedium Lady's Slipper.
Lower left:
Cynoglossum Officiale Com. Hound's Tongue.
Lower right:
Cyclamen Persicum Persian Cyclamen.

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6236


Rubus Spectablis Elegant American Bramble.
Rubus Odoratus Flowering Raspberry.

Some light spotting in left and lower margins.

$150.00

Order Nr. GREEN6237


Upper left: Turnera Ulmfolia Elm-leaved Turnea.
Upper right:
Viola Tricolor Pansey Violet, or Heart's Ease.
Lower left:
Vaccinum Myrtillus Bilberry or Bleaberry.
Lower right:
Verbascum Myconi Borage-leaved Mullein.

$ 120.00

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Watsonia Roseo-Alba Long-tubed Watsonia, Watsonia Meriana Red Watsonia, Watsonia Humilis Crimson Watsonia.

Browning in upper margin corners.

$120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6239


Upper left: Orchis Mascula Male, or Early Spotted Orchis.
Upper right:
Oenothera Great-flowered Tree Primrose.
Bottom:
Oaxalis Acetosella Common Wood Sorrel.

$120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6240


Xeranthemum Annum Purple Xeranthemum or Eternal Flower.
Zygophyllum Fabago Common Bean Caper.

Two tiny brown spots in upper margin corners.

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6241


Pyrus Baccata Siberian Crab Pyrus Cydonia Pear-shaped Quince

$ 140.00

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Verbascum Phlomoides Southern Woolly Mullein.
Veratrum Album
Common White Hellebore.

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6243


Hedysarum Onobrychis Saintfoin Hibiscus Abelmoschus Target-Leaved Hibiscus

Heliotropium Peruvian Turnsole

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6216


Mimulus Lewisii Monarda Scarlet Monarda or Oswego Tea Mesembryanthemum Bicolorum Two-colored Fig Marigold

$ 100.00

Order Nr. GREEN6217


Dianthus

Sweet William China Pink Mountain Pinks Carnation

$ 100.00

Order Nr. GREEN 6210


Minosa Houstoni Houston's Mimosa Myrtus The Roman Myrtle and The Double-Flowering Myrtle.

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6212


Lilium Philadelphia Martagon Lily Linum Perenne Perennial Flax

$ 90.00

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Upper left: Epimedium Barranwort
Upper right
: Eryngium Maritinmum Sea Eringe
Lower Left:
Eupatorium Cannabinum Hemp Agrimony
Lower right:
Euphorbia Nerifolia Oleander-leaved Spurge

$ 90.00

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Upper left: Cnicus Siberian Cnicus
Upper right: Convallaria Polygonata Solomon´s Seal
Lower Left: Colutea Common Bladder Senna
Lower right:
Colutea Pocock's Bladder Senna

$ 90.00

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Upper left: Anthemis Pellitory of Spain
Upper right:
Antirrhinum Rock Toad Flax or Snap Dragon
Lower Left:
Arbutus Common Strawberry Tree
Lower right:
Aristolochia Common Birthwort

$ 100.00

Order Nr. GREEN6204


Upper left: Digitalis Canariensis Canary Shrubby Foxglove
Upper right:
Dictamnus Albus Fraxinella
Lower Left:
Digitalis Purpurea Purple Foxglove
Lower right: Delphinium Grandiflorum Great-Flowered Larkspur

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6205


Magnolia Grandiflora Laurel-Leaved Magnolia Malve Sylvestris Common Mallow

$ 150.00

Order Nr. GREEN6208


Prenanthes Sepentaria Lion's Foot Psoralea Esculenta Esculent Psoralea

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6214


Ixia Deep Yellow Cape Ixia Kalmia Latifolia Brown-Leaved Kalmia Iris Squalens Brown-Flowered Iris

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6215


Pancratium Maritimum Sea Pancratium Paeonia The Levant Paeony

$ 120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6218


Ilex Aquifolium Common Holly Impatiens Balsamina Garden Balsam

$ 90.00

Order Nr. GREEN6219


Capiscucum

Upper left: A pod of the Shrubby Capiscum, Guinea Pepper
Upper right: Bell Pepper

Lower left: Cardus Woolly-headed thistle
Lower right
: Cassia - Wild Senna

$120.00

Order Nr. GREEN6220


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