Pyrola Secundra One Sided Wintergreen hand colored engraving by William Curtis

Pyrola Secunda–One -sided Winter Green hand colored engraving by William Curtis (1746-1799 ). He published his greatest work , Flora Londinensis, over a 23 year period. This important folio of vintage botanical prints describes and illustrates all the wild flowering species growing within a ten mile radius of the center of London. The resulting 6 volumes were one of the first works on the flora of Britain accessible to the general reader which could assist in the identification of a species.

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