Vari? Ac Multiformes Florum Species Appress? Ad Viuum Et ?nis Tabulis Incis?. Auctore N. Robert. / Diuerses Fleurs D?sinnees Et Grauees D’ Apres Le Naturel Par N. Robert.




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Item Description

4to. 8.5 x 12 inches. 31 leaves of plates + [1] pp. reprint imprint. Bound in original brown cloth, gilt, with gilt block of author's monogram on front board. Decorated boards. Top edge gilt, fore and lower edges deckled. A little staining of front board edge; otherwise a very good and attractive copy. Illustrated by 31 leaves of facsimile engraved plates, with captions in Latin and tissue guards. Limited edition reprint on handmade paper of the Diverses Fleurs of Nicolas Robert (1614-84), French miniaturist and engraver, specialising in flowers. He was appointed Painter of Miniatures to Louis XIV in 1664. A scarce reprint of a title first published in Paris c.1660-70.

[Stock No. 26027]

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