Verschaffelt, Ambroise: Nouvelle Iconographie des Camellias
A.Verschaffelt Ghent 1854
orig. hand col. lith.; plate size 24 x 17 cm; slight paper colour variations o/w exc. cond.
According to de Belder ‘this work is one of the rarest and greatest of the nineteenth-century camellia iconographies. The Verschaffelts were a family of nurserymen specialising in camellias and published this book really as a catalogue of newly introduced species and recently developed hybrids which were available from their nursery.’ (deBelder catalogue, Sotheby’s, London, 1987)
Nissen 2056; de Belder 374.
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