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NATURAL HISTORY - Sweert E. 1612


Lilium flavum rubens - Lilium flore flavo - Lilium rubrum bulbiferum.

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Item Number:  8657
Category:  Prints > Natural History > Flowers

In 1612, Emanuel Sweert (1552-1612), a Dutch florist, issued this florilegium at Frankfurt-am-Main, with engravings that he copied from de Bry's "Florilegium" of 1611. The work served as both a picture-book of plants and a sale catalogue of the plants that he stocked and which could be purchased at the stall he rented at the Frankfurt Fair.