Ananas de Ripley [Pine apple from La Belgique horticole. Journal des serres et des vergers].
Item ID 70925
Liége, published by the editor, 1857. 8vo-sized (23.6 x 15.2 cm). A fine illustration of a golden pine apple, engraved in stone by the famous botanical engraver Georges Severeijns, or Severeyns. Slight age-toning, two small, pale smudges and a few tiny perforation on right side, otherwise very good, clean. Nissen BBI, 2218. A wonderfully accurate tropical fruit illustration