The prince’s prints

florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, botany, Natalie Waddell,

The Prince of Wales has sponsored publication of The Highgrove Florilegium, one of the most lavish and, at £12,950, one of the most expensive books of modern times.

The two volumes are filled with 120 prints of watercolours by 72 leading botanical artists and hark back to the great age of botanical book publication, when grandees would commission massive, illustrated studies of rare plants.

Via ft.com

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