Pl. 9. Glout Morceau [Pear]; Natural History of New York [Heirloom Fruit]. M. D. Emmons, Ebenezer.

Pl. 9. Glout Morceau [Pear]; Natural History of New York [Heirloom Fruit]

New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1851. First edition. Single sheet matted in rag board. A Fine original hand-colored engraving. Folio (11.25 x 9 inches). In Ivory rag mat and suitable for framing; sized to14 x 17 inches.

Drawn from nature by E. Emmons, Jr. and engraved and printed by J.I. & R. H. Pease, a finely colored early depiction of one such variety of the useful and not strictly ornamental fruit being cultivated in national soil during Nineteenth Century America. Fine. Item #5031

This print is one of the earliest depictions of American fruit as it predates the illustrations in AJ Downing's noted work; The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America; New York.

Price: $110.00

See all items in Pomology (Fruit)
See all items by ,