William Curtis Best Prints

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Iris longispatha
Long-spathed Flag
CBP72 $45
Bell Flower
CBP86 $45
Iris brachycuspis
Poisonous-rooted Iris
CBP74 $45
Gloxinia speciosa
Rough-leaved Gloxinia
CBP76 $45
Iris neglecta
Horneman's Iris
Didymocarpus Rexii
Cape Didymocarpus
CBP91 $45
Iris tripetala
Three-petaled Iris
Convolvulus purpureus varius
Striped-flowered Bindweed
Nicandra physaloides
Physalis-like Nicandra
CBP88 $45
Iris lutescens
Pale Yellow Iris
Oenothera speciosa
Large white-flowered Evening Primrose
CBP80 $45
Iris Pseud-Acorus pallido-flava
Pale-Yellow Water Iris
CBP95 $45
Pyrethrum uliginosum Large-flowered Marsh Ox-eye CBP94 $45 Papaver nudicaule
Yellow-flowered naked-stalked Poppy
CBP64 $45
Rhododendron Caucasicum straminea Caucasian Rhododendron CBP126 $45
Silphium trifoliatum
Whorl-leaved Silphium
Berckheya grandiflora
Large-flowered Berckheya
CBP99 $45
Silphium perfoliatum
Perfoliated Silphium
CBP98 $45
Rudbeckia columnaris
High-Crowned Rudbeckia
CBP103 $45
Ranunculus millefoliatus
Milfoil-leaved Crowfoot
CBP113 $35
Helenium autumnale
Autumnal Elecampane
Oenothera Drummondii
Mr. Drummonds Evening Primrose
CBP105 $45
Oenothera glauca
Glaucous-leaved Evening Primrose
CBP106 $45
Hibiscus Manihot
Palmated-leaved Hibiscus
CBP107 $45
Primula verticillata
Whorled-flowered Primrose
Anthericum bulbosum
Bulbous-rooted Lancashire Asphodel
CBP109 $45
Primula palinuri
Palinurian Primrose
CBP110 $45
Lamnocharis Plumieri
Plumier's Limnocharis
Oxalis carnosa
Fleshy Wood Sorrel
CBP112 $35
Tulipa stellata
Stellated East Indian Tulip
Heliopsis laevis
Smooth-leaved Heliopsis
CBP117 $35
Dianthus Caryophyllus
Varieties of Picotees
CBP118 $45
Arctotis speciosa
Shewy Arctotis
Lonicera hirsuta
Hairy American Woodbine
CBP120 $3
Viola cucullata
Hollow-leaved Violet
CBP89 $45
Azalea calendulacea crocea
Orange-coloured Azalea
CBP122 $45
Sagittaria rigida
Brittle-stalked Arrow-head
CBP123 $345
Sagittaria lancifolia
Lance-leaved Arrow-head
Sagittaria sinensis
Chinese Arrow-head
CBP125 $35
Rubus Nutkanus
Nutka Bramble
CBP127 $35
Hibiscus radiatus
Rayed Hibiscus
CBP133 $45
Rhododendron maximum hybridum
Laurel-leaved Rhododendron
CBP128 $35
Saxifraga ligulata
Fringe-leaved Saxifrage
CBP129 $35
Mespilus lobata
Cut-leaved Medlar
CBP130 $45
Orchid tephrosanthos densifolius
Narrow-lipped Military Orchis
CBP131 $45
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William Curtis Best Prints

William Curtis began publication of the Botanical Magazine in February 1787 and continued almost without interruption for 160 years. After Curtis edited the first 13 volumes, the publication continued under the editors: John Simms (1800-1826), William Jackson Hooker (1827-1865) and Joseph Dalton Hooker (1865-1904). The images were engraved and hand-coloured by many artists including Sydenham Edwards, William Graves, James Sowerby, John Curtis, William Jackson Hooker, W.H. Fitch, Matilda Smith, Lillian Snelling and Stella Rose Craig. The plates are known for their fine detail and delicate hand coloring. The prints are all copper engravings to Volume 70 & then stone or zinc lithography until the introduction of color printing in 1948. It is the longest running botanical magazine and was entirely hand colored until 1948. References: Blunt (1994) pp 211 - 217, Great Flower Books pp 156 - 157, Nissen BPI 2350, Staflue 1290.

These Curtis prints are particularly prized for their lavish, beautifully hand colored large illustrations representing some of the greatest prints of the entire work. Even now, after all this time of living with Curtis prints, we are still left in awe by their beauty. Each single measures approximately 5 1/2 by 9 inches long. Prints are accompanied by the relevant original descriptive text.

The condition of these prints is remarkable for a work that is 200 years old, with strong plate marks and dates. There is little or no foxing, with characteristic good plate marks on wove paper that is a creamy in color. The photos are very accurate, so please review carefully. All our prints are authentic hand colored antique prints, and the Curtis are about 200 years old & in excellent condition.

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