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Flowers of the Brazilian Forest

by Mee, Margaret

Limited Edition
  • Hardback
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  • Catalogue No : 53156
  • Published : 1968
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : [80]
  • Publisher : The Tryon Gallery
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : col frontis + 31 col plates


Fine colour plates of recently discovered, or previously unillustrated examples of the Brazilian flora collected and painted by Margaret Mee. Foreword on the Brazilian forests by Roberto Burle Marx, Preface by Sir George Taylor. Limited edition of 500 copies, this being No. 444. The binding is by Zaehnsdorf.

Margaret Mee (1909-1988) was an English botanical artist who produced many paintings of flowers from Brazil, along the River Amazon and in the Amazon rainforest. She was 47 when she started to explore the Amazon and she studied and painted the plants and flowers of this region over the following 30 years.


Folio (535x395mm), orig. qtr morocco, gt, marbled boards, teg, in acetate sleeve and cloth-covered slip-case, with original packing box. Fine copy.

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