Botanical Hill's Vegetable & Eden.

 



Botanical Hill's Vegetable System & Eden


Sea Pancratium; Mamillary Cactus; Peclinate leav'd Othonna, etc.
Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, contemporary  hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £285 inc delivery Framed Glazed Much of this cost is the heavy older frame weight so seriously cheaper when collected



Double Red Campion; Dark flower'd White Hellebore; Arabian Ornithogalum, etc.

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, contemporary  hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £285 inc delivery Framed Glazed Much of this cost is the heavy older frame weight so seriously cheaper when collected


Lilly, Lavatera, etc.

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, contemporary  hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £285 inc delivery Framed Glazed Much of this cost is the heavy older frame weight so seriously cheaper when collected

Stonecrop

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery All much much cheaper on collection

Sky Weed + Waterwort

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Dukeweed / Duckweed

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Swan Weed + Waterviolet

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £180 inc delivery** Creases in paper**



Moonflower

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Gentian

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Cranebill

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Navelseed

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Sea Tuft + Brookweed

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Loose Strife

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery

Stonecrop 2

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £180 inc delivery **crease in paper**

Navel Seed 2

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £225 inc delivery


Marsh Mallow

Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1757, London for "Eden, or a Compleat Body of Gardening" by John Hill. 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. Fine, later hand colour published by T. Osborne, T. Tyre, S. Crowder, and H. Woodgate (London). Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm)full page large margins on very heavy duty paper much superior to the veg system paper  £220 inc delivery




Various Leav'd Polypody
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £220 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)

 

Scientific Plates : The Blea and Vascular Series  p58
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)


  Scientific Plates :Anatomy of the Outer Bark and Inner Rind p 52
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)



  Scientific Plates : Transverse Section of the Hellebore
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)
 

  Scientific Plates :Construction of the root
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)


  Scientific Plates :Construction of the Flesh
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)




  Scientific Plates :Construction of the Pith
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775. The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)


  Scientific Plates : The Truffle
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775. The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)


  Scientific Plates :Formation & Growth of Plants
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775. The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)


  Scientific Plates :Conic Clusters
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775. The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   £125 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)
 
Frontespiece add to another order no charge or postage costs
This is a first edition, rare, large folio botanical engraving from Sir John Hill's The Vegetable System. The work was published in London by the author between 1759 and 1775.
The Vegetable System is considered the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described throughout the work. "The Vegetable System is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature" (Stafleu). Numerous species were described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. Uncloured   Free if added to order  (48 x 30cm)
 postage if not   £25 inc delivery (48 x 30cm)





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