A beautiful orchid illustration - over 150 years old
Morren, C. (ed.)
Sarcanthus teretifoliusLindl. [Orchid from La Belgique horticole. Journal des serres et des vergers].
Item ID 70927
Liége, published by the editor, 1860. 8vo-sized (23.7 x 15.5 cm).
A fine illustration of the round-leaved Sarcanthus, drawn and engraved in stone by the famous botanical engraver Georges Severeijns, or Severeyns, after a drawing by his brother Louis. With the original descriptive text added. Depicted together with an amaryllis, A. ( Lycoris) radiata L'Herit. Slight age-toning, tiny perforation on right side, otherwise very good, clean. Nissen BBI, 2218.