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Brazilian Flowers,

drawn from nature in the years 1800-1882 in the neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro...

Stock Code 106748

Coombe Croft, 1893

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Rare Brazilian flora with two original watercolours. Edith Norton's magnificent, large format flora of Rio de Janeiro, this copy with the addition of two additional watercolours. A feature of the book are the splendid orchid illustrations. The work is very scarce and rarely appears on the market. Only 3 complete copies have appeared at auction in the past 50 years.

Large folio (72.5 x 54.7 cm); 50 hand-coloured plates and 2 original watercolours, plate 9 with light damp stain to upper margin not affecting illustration, plate 49 soiled in upper margin (affecting plate number but not illustration), a few plates with a tiny water stain to very edge of lower margin not affecting illustration, plate 50 creased at extremities and with light damp stain, loose as issued in original morocco-backed cloth portfolio, joints worn.

Nissen BBI 1453.
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Brazilian Flowers,

NORTON, E[dith] H[olland].

Stock code: 106748

$24,769.00

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