Floral Prints by Joseph Paxton 1884


While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.

Close-headed Bejaria Bejaria coarctata PFG183 $35
Each print measures approximately 8 ½ inches wide by 11 inches long

An illustrious English horticulturist, Joseph Paxton was born in 1801. Without formal education, his dedication to horticulture eventually earned him a seat in the House of Commons and a knighthood. His Magazine of Botany series, published in 16 volumes from 1834-1849 have become highly prized for their brilliant colors and the outstanding beauty of the plants illustrated. With Professor Lindley, he also published Paxton’s Flower Garden, usually found in three volumes with 108 hands colored plates.

It is from this much rarer and larger work that we are offering these chromolithographs with hand finishing and gum arabic. It is a work distinguished by the artistry and graceful composition of the plates, which also retain the beautiful and intense coloring that the Magazine of Botany is noted for. Each print is large at approximately 8 ½ by 11 inches and is accompanied by the relevant descriptive text whenever possible. The condition of these prints is excellent, with the paper a bright color & almost entirely free of foxing. Please inspect the image carefully, as it is very accurate. These prints are about 133 years old and some of the most vivid and unusual prints of this entire epoch.

We accept credit cards & PayPal. Florida state residents pay Florida state sales tax. Shipping for this item is $12.95. Items can be combined to save on postage. International shipping starts at $40, but may be more depending on the size of the prints and the country. Buyers are responsible for all customs duties. Our environment is smoke free. We pack professionally using only new materials. All items are beautifully wrapped and suitable for sending directly as gifts. You may return any item within 14 days if not satisfied. To order, you may call us at 1-888-PANTEEK, or send email to panteek@aol.com

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