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Philip (1691) Miller (1691 - 1771)

Lot 729: [Lot of 3 - Flowers] Prints - Botanicals Philip

Old World Auctions

September 5, 2012
Richmond, VA, US

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[Lot of 3 - Flowers] Prints - Botanicals
Philip Miller 1755
A
(Size: 7.9 x 12.7 inches)
Three superb engravings from this scarce and important English botanical book. Scottish botanist Philip Miller (1691-1771) was curator at the Chelsea Physic Garden - the nucleus of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Miller employed the best botanical artists and engravers of the day to provide these illustrations as an accompaniment to the Gardener's Dictionary. By the time Miller died, he had ...

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