[BOTANICAL]. Besler, Basilius (1561-1629)
Melanzana fructu pallido
from Hortus Eystettensis, Eichstatt and Nuremburg, 1613 or later
Copper plate engraving with later hand-coloring, image 19 1/8 x 15 3/8 in (20 3/4 x 16 1/4 in sheet), on laid paper with grape cluster watermark, no text on verso, some minor mostly marginal spotting, a few ink stains in the background, matted.
Estimate $ 600-800