Plants – Pepper, Cinnamon

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Plants – Pepper, Cinnamon


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This rare, superb natural history engraving is from Basilius Besler’s Fasciculus rariorum et aspectu dignorum varii generis. The work was published by Besler in Nuremburg in 1616.

The work featured the natural specimens of Basil Besler’s personal collection, his famous cabinet of curiosities. The engravings illustrate the rare fruits, stones, fossils, corals, algae, terrestrial animals, shells, fish and marine animals preserved in the collection.

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Paper Size

~ 7 3/4" by 6 3/8"

Plate Condition

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There is very little margin, but the images are in tact with this work. There may be a few minor imperfections to be expected with age. Ple

Print Author

Basilius Besler


Recently-applied Professionally Hand-colored Engraving


Fasciculus rariorum et aspectu dignorum varii generis