Laurus nobilis.The Willow Leaved Bay, 1812 Source of the laurel wreath of Ancient Greece. The leaves can be used for culinary purposes.

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Laurus nobilis, The Willow-leaved Bay 1812

£60.00

20 x 26. cms. Condition Very Good.
Price £60.00 /$75.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)

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Laurus nobilis. The Willow Leaved Bay, 1812
Dioecious evergreen trees or large evergreen shrub,with small yellow flowers. They were the source of the laurel wreath of Ancient Greece. The leaves can be used fresh or dried in soups and stews for their fragrant flavour.
Copperplate engraving, drawn by Catesby, hand coloured, engraved by John Pass,
from Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, compiled by John Wilkes, 1812.

Size 20 x 26. cms. Condition Very Good.
Price £60.00 /$75.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)

If you have any questions about this product please feel free to contact me

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Laurus nobilis. The Willow Leaved Bay, 1812
Dioecious evergreen trees or large evergreen shrub,with small yellow flowers. They were the source of the laurel wreath of Ancient Greece. The leaves can be used fresh or dried in soups and stews for their fragrant flavour.
Copperplate engraving, drawn by Catesby, hand coloured, engraved by John Pass,
from Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, compiled by John Wilkes, 1812.

Size 20 x 26. cms. Condition Very Good.
Price £60.00 /$75.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)

If you have any questions about this product please feel free to contact me

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