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Cactus. Cereus Minimus Serpens Americanus. Weinmann Antique Print c1740

Cactus. Cereus Minimus Serpens Americanus. Weinmann Antique Print c1740

by Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm

Superb, rare double-page, folio-size Weinmann antique illustration of a Cactus. Cereus Minimus Serpens Americanus circa 1740.

Original copperplate engraving printed in colour and finished by hand. This fine engraving is one of the earliest examples of colour printing from a single plate.

Published for Phytanthosa Iconographia by the apothecary Joahnn Willhelm Weinmann in Regensburg between 1737-1745.

Size of page 18 x 14 inches or 46 x 36cm.

Stock Number: apWein.dblPrice: $385.00

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