Lot 3: Louisiana Herbarium
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Louisiana Herbarium, 19th c. or earlier, 3 vols., blue boards with leather spines, manuscript title "Herbal of Louisiana", 13 in. x 8 in., 92 pages, mounted with pressed plants, most labeled in Latin and with origin (Red River area, New Orleans swamp, etc.) Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).