Xanthorrhoeaceae - Asphodelus albus|
From: Dictionnaire de botanique by Henri Ernest Baillon and others.
Paris, Hachette, 1876, volume 1. Chromolithograph by Portail after Auguste Faguet (sheet 230 x 310 mm).
€ 60Auguste Faguet produced delicate botanical wood-engravings of great accuracy for the works of Henri Ernest Baillon. For the Dictionnaire de botanique, published from 1876-1892 in 34 fascicles, he also made 32 fine chromolithographed plates, which came out with each fascicle without additional text (2 contained no plate).
* Nissen BBI 61 + I p. 150; Stafleu & Cowan 253.