Botanical Paintings inspired by one of Europe's last medieval landscapes.
Watercolour drawings by a the finest botanical artists from around the world, depicting the wildflowers of Transylvania. The collection is now published as a fine-art limited edition in two volumes, hand-bound in leather and marbled paper and finished in gold leaf. The Preface is written by HRH The Prince of Wales who has signed each set. A publication of exceptional quality and artistic achievement.
A Survey of the County, first published in 1769
The London bookseller Andrew Dury and the engraver John Andrews set out in 1750 to record a fine new survey of Kent, and published the resulting map on twenty-five sheets as a large bound book in 1769. The generous scale of two inches to the mile enabled them to boast that their extraordinary map showed every road, lane, church, town and village, as well as ‘Noblemen and Gentlemen’s seats, Houses, Gardens, Cottages, and everything remarkable in the County’.
The first British royal Florilegium. Leading botanical artists from around the world were invited to record the flora at Highgrove in Gloucestershire, the private residence of TM King Charles III and Queen Camilla. The project was seven years in the making and each set is signed by HRH The Prince of Wales, now HM King Charles III.
The first illustrated record of the flora and fauna of North America - Catesby's distinguished masterpiece The Natural History of Carolina, Florida & the Bahama Islands - has been reproduced as a limited edition and was published to mark the 300th anniversary of the arrival in 1712 of naturalist and artist Mark Catesby in the New World.