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Paterson, William
"Aloe Dichomata, Tronc de l'Arbre a Cuivre. Aloes Dichotome". Double-page plate, No. 5, from Quatre Voyages dans le pays des Hottentots et la Cafrerie en 1777, 1778, & 1779. Volume X from Voyage Aux Sources du Nil, en Nubie et en Abyssinie, Pendant Les A


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Paris: Chez Plassan, 1792. Copperplate engraving of an aloe plant, sheet (81 cm. x 61 cm.) on fine rag paper. William Paterson (1755-1810), who later had a career as a colonial administrator in Australia, explored the inland plateau of South Africa in search of botanical and other specimens to send back to England. A clean bright image with ample margins; simply mounted on white acid-free mat.

Price: $125.00

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