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THE DARWIN BERBERRY.

(BERBERIS DARWINII.)

ORIGINAL PRINT

 [PLATE 46.]  

Date: 1851-1852

A. hardy Evergreen Shrub, from PATAGONIA, belonging to the Natural Order of BERBERIDS.

Excerpt from text, which is included along with a copy of the Title Page:

A s far as our knowledge of this most beautiful bush extends, it must be regarded as the best hardy evergreen that has been imported for many years; scarcely inferior in horticultural value to. a laurel or a holly. It is thus mentioned in an account of Evergreen Berberries cultivated in Great
Britain:—

Order#: PAX-46

Size: 8 ˝” x 11”

Paxton produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849. During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare three-volume work: PAXTON’S FLOWER GARDEN. Represented are many exotic species especially fine Orchids. They are often compared to the early volumes of Warner and Williams, Orchid Album. The print offered for sale here is from this first edition, which is a completely different product to the 1882 color printed edition frequently found. These prints were produced using a zincographic process along with hand coloring and have the plate markings Pinx & Zinc.

Condition: Excellent Vibrant color with some minor spotting.

Price: $59.99

 

 

 

 

 

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