Plate XC. [Apples.]
Aquatint and stipple, printed in colours and hand-finished. 455 x 350mm, (18 x 13¾"). Very large margins.
Six apples on a dark aquatint background, published in Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica', which illustrated fruits grown at Hampton Court and gardens around London.
Prideaux, Aquatint Engraving: 'one of the finest colour plate books in existence'.
[Ref: 38135] £620.00