Vintage French botanical prints - Digitalis. Fox glove. Tournefort.

"Digitalis. Fox glove"
You are buying 1 fine copy in the size of A4 – 210 x 297 mm or 8.27 x 11.69 inches.

History of original print
Author: Joseph Pitton de Tournefort
“The compleat herbal or, The botanical institutions of Mr. Tournefort” / carefully translated from the original Latin ; with large additions from Ray, Gerarde, Parkinson, and others.
London : Printed for R. Bonwicke [and 8 others] and sold by J. Morphew, 1719-1730.
Joseph Pitton de Tournefort  (1656-1708) was the director of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. He exploited the important period of first French colonial expansion and became one of the first and best known plant hunters. He travelled throughout western Europe by order of the King, and then was touring the Levant, Persia, Armenia, 1700 – 1702 and collected over 1,350 plant specimens.

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