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Sale 1904 Lot 2

Basilius Besler
(German, 1561-1629)

"Two Botanical Prints of Narcissi and Hyacinths"
from Hortus Eystettensis,
Eichstatt and Nuremberg, 1613 or later

each copperplate engraving with later hand-coloring
Matted, glazed and framed alike.
each pl. 18-1/2" x 15-1/2", framed 38" x 31-3/4"

Estimate $400-700

**Some toning of the paper; good, strong colors; scattered light and dark brown stains scattered throughout both prints; plate marks visible. Not removed from frame for condition report.
Matching modern gilt frame with French matting has surface marks, nicks and abrasions.

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