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This is an antique color print / chromolithograph of different kinds of shrub- and grass-like steppe plants, from Meyers Konversationslexikon, published in the 1890s.
Subtly colored and detailed, this print shows the subtle beauty of the shrubs and grasses in semi-arid environments. Included are:
1. Calligonum Pterococcus
2. Astragalus gummifer - Goat's-thorn
3. Alhagi camelorum - Camelthorn
4. Tamarix pallasii - Saltcedar
5. Anabasis articulata
6. Stipa tenacissima - Esparto or esparto grass
7. Sarcocaulon rigidum
8. Euryangium Sumbul - Sumbul
9. Acantholimon acerosum
10. Arthrocnemum glaucum - Glasswort
11. Echinothamnus Pechuelii - Elephant's Foot

This print is a double page with centerfold and is ready to frame.
To see what a botanical lithograph like this would look like matted and framed, please click the following link (and then go to the last photo for that listing):


-page size is 9.6" x 12" (24,5 x 30,5 cm), image itself a little smaller

- condition: excellent for its age with some yellowing, (some imperfections to be expected due to its age of 110+ years)

- back: blank

- names of plants in Latin

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On request I can include the title page of the book with publication date and name of publisher, just let me know!

Prairie plants print steppe grassland plants print xeriscape : Antique 1890s chromolithograph Meyers Konversationslexikon old book plate

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ink, antique book
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 75 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people