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Regnault: Le Chanvre mâle et le Chanvre femmelle – Hemp plant (1774)

350,00

    Description

    Nicolas Francois Regnault (1746-1810) – Genevieve de Nangis Regnault (1746-1802)

     

    Le Chanvre mâle et le Chanvre femmelle – Cannabis sativa Linn. Sp. Pl. – Hemp plant

     

    Original 18th century botanical engraving of American hemp plant by Nicolas Francois Regnault and his wife Genevieve de Nangis Regnault. Large folio size hand-coloured copper engraving. Name of the plant engraved in French, Latin, German, English and Italian under the picture. The engraving comes with another leaf that contains a description of the plant and the ways of using it in French.

     

    Very good condition. Colours are bright and margins wide. Plate dimensions  37,5 x 25,5 cm, sheet dimensions 48 x 34 cm.

     

    The engraving comes from La Botanique mise a la Portée de Tout le Monde ou Collection des Plantes d’Usage dans la Medecine, dans les Alimens et dans les Arts. The book describes plants that are useful in medicine, gastronomy and arts.

    Additional information
    YEAR OF PUBLICATION:
    1774
    PLACE OF PUBLICATION:
    Paris
    Condition:
    4, very good condition
    Dimensions:
    37,5 x 25,5 cm / 48 x 34 cm