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0045942
FOXGLOVE AND HERB PARIS.
From left to right: yellow foxglove (digitalis flore luteo), herb paris (herba paris) and common pink foxglove (digitalis flore incarnato), from Besler's Florilegium, 1613, Nuremberg.
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0076465
BOTANY: LARKSPUR, 1612.
Delphinium ajacis, double white. Line engraving from Emanuel Sweerts' 'Florilegium,' 1612.
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0027881
BOTANY: GRAPES, 1612.
Copper engraving from Emanuel Sweerts' 'Florilegium, Frankfurt am Main.'
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0039872
CYPRESS, 1613.
Spanish broom (Spartium junceum) and Italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," printed in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0049937
LEEK AND IRISES, 1613.
Variegated Spanish iris (iris bulbosa mixta), wild leek (moly latifolium) and another variegated Spanish iris (iris bulbosa varrigata). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0056553
MASTERWORT, SOAPWORT.
Masterwort (Umbelliferae), bouncing bet or soapwort (Caryophyllaceae) and wild valerian (Valerianaceae). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0007721
GOURD, TARO, & PUMPKIN.
Gourd (Cucurbitaceae family), taro or dasheen (Colocasia esculenta), and pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium", published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0056555
LILAC AND BOX, 1613.
White lilac (Oleaceae), box (Buxaceae) and mauve lilac (Oleaceae). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0007739
HONEYSUCKLE, 1613.
Flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus), left; periwinkle (Vinca major), center; honeysuckle (Lonicera caprifolium), top right; and woodbine (Lonicera periclymenum), bottom right: engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0007722
RED PEPPER PLANTS, 1613.
(Piper sp.) In fruit and in flower: engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0089280
BOTANY: FLOWERS, 1613.
Round-leaved sundew (Droseraceae), Florist's carnation (Caryophyllaceae) and Arnica (Compositae).
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0039874
CITRON AND ORANGE, 1613.
Citron (Citrus medica); Seville orange (Citrus aurantium) and orange (citrus aurantium): engraving for Basilius Besler's Florilegium, printed in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0034770
PENNYROYAL AND MINT, 1613.
Peppermint (Mentha cervina); weld (Reseda luteola), a European mignonette yielding yellow dye; and pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium), used for medicinal purposes. Engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," printed in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0076467
BOTANY: LARKSPUR, 1612.
Delphinium ajacis, blue. Line engraving from Emanuel Sweerts' 'Florilegium,' 1612.
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0047458
VIOLETS, 1613.
5 forms of sweet violet (Viola adorata): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0036443
CARNATION & LAVENDER, 1613.
Carnation (Caryophyllaceae) and lavender (Labiatae). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0044778
MANDRAKE AND BUTTERCUP.
Mandrake (Solanaceae), left, and buttercup (Rannunculaceae): engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium', published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0050402
VALERIAN FLOWERS, 1613.
White Jacob's Ladder (Greek Valerian), Cretan spikenard and Lilac-blue Jacob's Ladder (Greek valerian). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1613.
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0046233
NETTLES AND MINT, 1613.
Horsemint (pulegium aquaticum spicatum), spearmint (mentha crispa) and roman nettle (urtica romana), from Besler's "Florilegium," published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0050401
SAINT-JOHN'S-WORT, 1613.
Saint-John's-wort (Hypericum androsaemum), center; stinking tutsan (Hypericum hircinum), left; and wild Saint-John's-wort, right: engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' Nuremberg, 1613.
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0028489
GARLIC, 1613.
Great Mountain Garlic (Allium victorialis), late white tulip (Tulipa serotina stellata), and golden garlic (Allium moly): engraving from Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0043686
BOTANY: ASPARAGUS, 1613.
Common asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) and asparagus shoots: engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium', published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0056557
TOMATO & WATERMELON 1613.
Melon (Cucurbitaceae), orange-colored tomato (Solanaceae) and watermelon (Cucurbitaceae): engraving for Basilius Besler's Florilegium, published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0084609
BOTANY: SEA LAVENDER.
Buckhorn (left), sea lavender (center), and small calamint. Engraving from Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published at Nuremberg, Germany, in 1613.
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0041830
TOBACCO RUSTICA, 1613.
Yellow-flowered wild tobacco (Nicotiana rustica), left, cranberry in fruit (Vaccinium oxycoccus), center, and tobacco (Nicotiana): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," Nuremberg, 1613.
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0076046
ARTEMISIAE & RESEDA.
Lemon-scented southernwood (Artemisia abrotanum), left, bastard reseda (Reseda lutea), center, and tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus): engraving from Basilius Besler's "Florilegium", published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0087777
BLUEBELL AND MORNING GLORY.
Common morning glory (Convolvulaceae), Bluebell (Campanulaceae) and Imperial morning glory (Convolvulaceae). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1613.
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0045943
FOXGLOVE AND HAWKWEED.
From left to right: common pink foxglove (digitalis flore rubro), orange hawkweed (compositae) and white foxglove (digitalis flore albo), from Besler's Florilegium, 1613, Nuremberg.
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0039953
ARTICHOKE, 1613.
Italian artichoke head (Cynara scolymus): engraving from Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0039875
JASMINE, 1613.
IV: wild jasmine (Jasmium fruticans); III: broom tops (Cytisus scoparius); II: creeping dwarf broom (Chamaecytisus supines); and I: dorycnium (Dorycnium hirsutum): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," printed at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0040374
SAGE, 1613.
Blue-flowered sage, white-flowered sage and violet sage (all Salva officinalis): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0034768
POMEGRANATE, 1613.
Pomegranate (Punica granatum), wild rock rose (Cistus monospeliensis), and "smoke" tree (Cotinus coggygria). Engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium", printed in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0043538
PEAS, 1613.
I: Roof houseleek (Sempervium tectorum); II, III, and IV: Sedum; V: earthnut pea (Lathyrus tuberosus); VI: garden pea (Pisum savivum). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0034776
BOTANY: TOBACCO PLANT.
(Nicotiana tabacum) in flower. Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium', Nuremberg, 1613.
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0068378
MARIGOLDS, 1613.
Multiflorous Aztec marigold, or African marigold, with French marigolds on either side. Engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," Nuremberg, 1613.
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0039873
LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY
(Convallaria majalis). St. Bruno's lily (Paradisea liliastrum); and pink lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis): engraving for Basilius Besler's "Florilegium," printed in Nuremberg in 1613.
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0036444
CYCLAMEN & LAVENDER, 1613.
Ivy-leaved cyclamen (Primulaceae) and French lavender (Labitae). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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0076468
BOTANY: LARKSPUR, 1612.
Delphinium ajacis, pink. Line engraving from Emanuel Sweerts' 'Florilegium,' 1612.
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0076466
BOTANY: LARKSPUR, 1612.
Delphinium ajacis, variegated. Line engraving from Emanuel Sweerts' 'Florilegium,' 1612.
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0007723
TOMATO, 1613.
The tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Engraving for Basilius Besler's 'Florilegium,' published at Nuremberg in 1613.
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