A pair of hand coloured copper plate engravings by John Hill

A pair of hand coloured copper plate engravings by John Hill
Offered by: W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
Dealer reference: 10858

Description

A pair of hand coloured copper plate engravings by John Hill from ‘Eden or a compleat body of gardening’.

John Hill ( C. 1714 -21 November 1775), called because of his Swedish honours, ‘Sir’ John Hill, was an English author and botanist. He contributed to contemporary periodicals and was awarded the title of Sir in recognition of his illustrated botanical compendium ‘The Vegetable System’.

Published by T.Osborne, T.Tyre, S.Crowder and H.Woodgate (London)

H: 24”, 61cms, W: 18.5”, 47cms, D: 0.75”, 2cms.

Circa: 1757

Height: 24.00inch (60.96 cm)
Width: 18.50inch (46.99 cm)
Depth: 0.75inch (1.91 cm)

Condition

Excellent. Condition report available upon request.

Date

Circa 1757

Price

£500.00

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