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ALOË AMERICANA.
Heeft gebloeid in des universiteits Kruyd-Hof tot Leiden. Anno 1698. Engraved by Jan Swijnen.
The engraving measures 328 x 500mm. and shows a flowering Aloë Americana in the Leyden Botanic Garden.
EUR 1,500.00

ANDREWS, H.C.
The Botanist's Repository, comprising colour'd engravings of new and rare plants only, with botanical descriptions in Latin and English after the Linnaean system...
London, T. Bensley, for the author, 1797 (-1815). 10 volumes. 4to (270 x 210mm), with 10 engraved titles and 664 (many folded or double-page) hand-...
EUR 28,000.00

ANSLIJN, N.
Afbeelding der Artsenij-Gewassen, welke in de Nederlandsche Apotheek als zoodanige vermeld zijn. Naar de beste Uitlandsche Afbeeldingen geteekend en op steen gebragt.
Leyden, Du Mortier en Zoon, 1832-1838. 4 volumes bound in two. Folio (340 x 240mm). With 265 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary ha...
EUR 6,800.00

(ARDÈNE, J.P. de Rome d').
Traité de la culture des Renoncules, des Oeillets, des Auricules, et des Tulipes.
Paris, Saugrain Fils, 1754. Small-8vo. pp. (2), xxxviii, 413, (5). Contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spine, with red gilt-lettered label.
EUR 950.00

(ARDÈNE, J.P. de Rome d').
Traité des Renoncules, qui contient, outre ce qui regarde ces fleurs, beaucoup d'observations, physiques & de remarques utiles, soit pour l'agriculture, soit pour le Jardinage. Troisième édition.
Avignon, Louis Chambeau, 1763. Small-8vo. pp. (6), 342, with 6 folded engraved plates. Contemporarycalf, richly gilt decorated spine, with red gilt...
EUR 1,200.00

(ARDÈNE, J.P. de Rome d').
Traité sur la connoissance et la culture des Jacintes.
Avignon, Louis Chambeau, 1759. Small-8vo. pp. 156, 2 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine.
EUR 850.00

AYLESFORD COUNTESS- BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS- (Louisa Finch, Countess of Aylesford, 1760-1832).
Two albums of original botanical watercolours. 2 volumes. Large folio (500 x 390mm), c. 1790-1820.
Comprising: GRASSES, 1 page manuscript index and 99 original watercolours mounted within watercolour borders & CLASS V. ORDER 2 TO 6, 1 page manusc...
EUR 12,000.00

BATEMAN, J.
A Second Century of Orchidaceous Plants.
Selected from the subjects published in 'Curtis' Botanical Magazine since the issue of the 'First Century'. London, L. Reeve & Co., 1867. Large-4to...
EUR 7,800.00

BLACKWELL, E.
Herbarium Blackwellianum.
Vermehrtes und verbessertes Blackwellisches Kräuter-Buch das ist Elisabeth Blackwell Sammlung der Gewächse die zum Arzney-Gebrauch in den Apothecke...
EUR 40,000.00

BLUME, C.L.
Collection des Orchidées les plus remarquables de l'Archipel Indien et du Japon.
Ouvrage dédié à sa Majesté Guillaume I Roi de Wurtemberg. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1858. Folio (454 x 290mm). pp. (6), vi, 190, with hand-coloured l...
EUR 10,000.00

BLUME, C.L.
Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium ... adjutore J.B. Fischer.
Bruxellis, J. Frank, 1828 (-1851). 10 parts, preserved in 4 folding boxes. Folio (448 x 285mm). With 1 frontispiece and 238 lithographed plates of ...
EUR 18,500.00

BROOKSHAW, G.
A new treatise on Flower Painting, or every lady her own drawing master: containing familiar and easy instructions for acquiring a perfect knowledge of drawing flowers with accuracy and taste: also complete directions for producing the various tints.
London, Longman, Hurst..., 1818. 4to (310 x 245mm). pp. (2), 36, with 1 plain engraved plate 'of strokes' and 12 fine handcoloured stipple engraved...
EUR 800.00

BRY, J.T. DE.
Anthologia Meriana CXV. continens plantarum, florum maxime, egregie sculptas tabulas, addito indice, in quo tum antiquiora illarum, tum etiam Linnaeana occurrunt nomina. Editio nova.
Francofurti et Lipsaie, apud Joann. Georg. Fleischer, 1776. Folio (353 x 227mm). pp. 6, with 115 (4folded) engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, sp...
EUR 29,000.00

BULLIARD, P.
Herbier de la France, ou Collection complette des Plantes Indigènes de ce Royaume; avec leurs détails anatomiques, leurs propriétés, et leurs usages en Médecine.
Paris, chez l'Auteur, Didot Jeune..., 1780-(1793). 15 volumes. Folio (345 x 255mm). With 1 colour-printed frontispiece and 602 colour-printed engra...
EUR 15,000.00

BUNREI, M.
Bunrei Kacho Gafu (Album of drawings of flowers and birds by Bunrei).
Yokohama, Meiji, 18 [1885]. 2 volumes. Folio (355 x 245mm). With 100 full-page coloured woodblock printed plates of which 32 double-page. In origi...
EUR 2,800.00

BURBIDGE, F.W.
The Narcissus: its history and culture with coloured plates and descriptions of all known species and principal varieties. To which is added, by kind permission, a scientificreview of the entire genus, By J.G. Baker.
London, L. Reeve, 1875. 8vo (245 x 170mm). pp. xvi, 95, with 48 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary red cloth, spine with gilt lettering
EUR 1,300.00

BURMAN, J.
Thesaurus Zeylanicus exhibens Plantas in Insula Zeylana nascentes; Inter quas plurimae novae species, & genera inveniuntur. Omnia Iconibus illustrata, ac descripta.
Amstelaedami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, & Salomonem Schouten, 1737. 4to (265 x 213 mm). pp. (16),235, (1), (14), (4), 33, (1), with an engraved ...
EUR 4,500.00

CARNIOLA (KRAIN)- FLOWERS OF CARNIOLA. BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS
A collection of watercolours of local flora made for presentation to Franz Joseph I, to celebrate 600 years of Habsburg rule of Carniola.
Folio (550 x 390mm). 30 sheets of original watercolours by ? A. Guaiz, the first with the arms of the Duchy of Carniola (Krain) surmounted by the i...
EUR 18,000.00

CARRICHTER, B.
Horn des heyls menschlicher blödigkeit. Oder Kreütterbuch darinn die Kreütter des Teutschen lands ausz dem Liecht der Natur nach rechter art der himmelischen einfliessungen beschiben. Durch Philomusum Anonymum...
Strassburg, C. Müller, 1576. Folio (305 x 195mm). ff. (14, one blank), 188, (13), with 58 contemporary hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary limp ve...
EUR 15,000.00

CHIFFLET, J.J.
Lilium Francicum, veritate historica, botanica, et heraldica illustratum.
Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1658. Folio (310 x 210mm). pp. (iv), 143, (3), with 16 engravings in the text. Contemporary...
EUR 6,000.00

CIRILLO, D.
Plantarum Rariorum Regni Neapolitani Fasciculus Primus.
Neapoli 1788. Folio (375 x 245mm). pp. xxxix, (i), with woodcut vignette on title and 12 fine handcoloured engraved plates drawn by the author. Rec...
EUR 3,900.00

COMMELIN, C.
Horti Medici Amstelaedamensis Plantae Rariores et Exoticae.
Leyden, F. Haringh, 1706. 4to (220 x 162mm). pp. (8), 48, with 48 fine engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spine with red gi...
EUR 4,600.00

COMMELIN, C.
Praeludia botanica ad publicas Plantarum Exoticarum demonstrationes dicta in Horto medico, cum demonstrationes exoticarum 3 Octobris 1701, & 29 Maji 1702....
Leyden, Joh. du Vivie, 1715. 4to (260 x 205mm). pp. (viii), 85, (1), with 33 engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, gilt lettered spine.
EUR 2,500.00

CURTIS, W.
Flora Londinensis: containing a history of the Plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by figures of the natural size.
A new edition, enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. London, Henry G. Bohn, [1817-]1835. 5 volumes. Large-folio (481 x 290mm). With...
EUR 20,000.00

CURTIS, W.
Flora Londinensis: or Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London…
London, printed for the author, (1775-) 1777-1798. Folio. 56 hand-coloured engraved plates only. Loose in new half cloth folding box.
EUR 500.00

CURTIS, W.
The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden displayed: in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours...
London, S. Couchman, 1793-1814. 40 volumes, bound in 20. 8vo (235 x 140mm). With 1684 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform red ...
EUR 20,000.00

CURTUS, F.
Ad vivium exprimebat.
Bologna, Guiseppe Longhi and Franciscus Curtus, c.1644. Small folio (275 x 200mm). With engraved title within a garland of flowers and ribbons, 31 ...
EUR 18,000.00

DANCKERTS, J.
Livres de Fleurs.
Amsterdam, c. 1680. Oblong small folio (350 x 190mm). Engraved title within a garland of flowers arranged on a pillar, and 9 engraved plates of bou...
EUR 15,000.00

DELAFLEUR,N.G.
[Florilegium], Nicolaus Guillelmus a florae Lotharingus. Fecit Romae 1638.
[Paris], Pierre Mariette, 1638. Small oblong 4to (190 x 290mm). Engraved throughout, title-portraitwithin border of flowers, 12 plates of flowers, ...
EUR 10,000.00

DILLENIUS, J.J.
Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum icones et nomina Joh. Jac. Dillenio, M.D. descriptarum Elthami in Cantio, in Horto... Jacobi Sherard... additis denominationibus Linnaeanis.
Lugduni Batavorum, C. Haak, 1774. 2 volumes (bound in one). Folio (404 x 260mm). Leaves (6); 1, with 325 etched plates. New full mottled calf, spin...
EUR 13,000.00

DRAPIEZ, P.A.
Herbier de l'Amateur de Fleurs, contenant... les végétaux qui peuvent orner les jardins et les serres; l'on y a joint leur synonymie, leur description, leur histoire, leurs modes de culture et de propagations...
Bruxelles, De Mat, 1828-1835. 8 volumes. 4to (255 x 200mm). With 600 hand-coloured engraved plates.Contemporary uniform blue half calf, richly gilt...
EUR 6,500.00

ELWES, H.J.
A Supplement to Elwes' Monograph of the genus Lilium, by A. Grove, illustrated by Lilian Snelling.
London, Taylor & Francis, 1933-1962. 9 parts. Folio (565 x 385mm). With 40 coloured plates, the first 30 plates handcoloured lithographs and the la...
EUR 5,500.00

ENDLER, (F.G.) & SCHOLZ, (F.G.).
Der Naturfreund oder Beiträge zur Schlesischen Naturgeschichte.
Breslau, C.F. Barth/ A. Holäufer, 1809-1824. 4to (212 x 185mm). 11 volumes (bound in 7). With 572 beautifully handcoloured engraved plates and 1 pl...
EUR 8,000.00

FITZGERALD, R.D.
Australian Orchids.
Sydney, Charles Potter, (1875-) 1882 (-94). 12 parts comprising 2 volumes, bound in one. Folio (470x 310 mm). With 119 (10 double-page) lithographe...
EUR 8,000.00

FITZGERALD, R.D.
Australian Orchids.
Sydney, Charles Potter, (1875-) 1882 (-94). 2 volumes. Folio (470 x 320mm). With 119 (10 double-page) lithographed plates of which 112 are hand-col...
EUR 7,000.00

FLORA DANICA.
Icones Plantarum sponte nascentium in regnis Daniae et Norvegiae, in ducatibus Slesvici et Holsatiae et in comitatibus Oldenburgi et Delmenhorstiae: Ad illustrandum opus de iisdem Plantis, Regio jussu exarandum Florae Danicae nomine inscriptum.
Ed. G.C. Oeder, O.F. Müller, M. Vahl, J.W. Hornemann, S. Drejer, J.F. Schouw, J. Vahl, F.M. Liebmann, J. Steenstrup et J. Lange. Copenhagen 1761-18...
EUR 58,000.00

FLORE DES SERRES ET DES JARDINS DE L'EUROPE,
ou descriptions des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes ... Rédigé par C. Lemaire e.a.
Gand, van Houtte, 1845-1880. 23 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 155mm). With over 2500, nearly all coloured plates. Contemporary brown half calf, spines ...
EUR 25,000.00

GILIBERT, J.E.
Démonstrations élémentaires de botanique: Partie des Figures.
Lyon, Bruyset Ainé, 1796. 2 volumes. 4to (275 x 210mm). pp. (4), xvi, 15, 104; pp. (4), 24, 31, 48,15, with 342 engraved plates. Contemporary half ...
EUR 2,500.00

GRANDVILLE, J.J.
Les Fleurs Animées. Texte par Alph. Karr, Taxile Delord & Le Cte Foelix. Nouvelle édition.
Paris, Garnier Frères, 1867. 2 volumes. Royal 8vo (265 x 170mm). pp. (2), 339, (5); (2), 321, (5), with 2 handcoloured lithographed frontispieces, ...
EUR 850.00

HASEGAWA, KEIKA.
Keika Hyakukiku [Illustrations of Chrysanthemums].
Japan, Meji 36 (1904). 3 volumes. 4to (315 x 225mm). With 75 colour woodblock prints, 9 prints on double page. In original stitched bindings (prese...
EUR 5,500.00

HASSHU GAFU.
[Collection of Eight Ming Picture Albums] Toshi Gogon, Baichiku Rangiku, Mokuhon Kacho, Sohon Kashi, Kokon Gafu, Meiko Senfu, Toshi Rokugon, Toshi Shichigon.
Kyoto, Nakagawa Mohee, 1710. 8 volumes. 8vo (282 x 195mm). With 421 full-page woodblock illustrations of which 213 are related to natural history. ...
EUR 20,000.00

[HOEFNAGEL, J.] SADELER, J.
[Archetypa Studiaque Patris Georgio Hoefnagelii]. Venetiis, aput Iust. Sadeler, circa 1614.
A suite of 38 engravings (145 x 210mm) after Hoefnagel's 'Archetypa'. Old boards.
EUR 12,000.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820 (-1840). Folio (485 x 335mm, 2 text vols & 525 x 355mm, atlas). 22 parts bound in 3 vol...
EUR 7,500.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal. Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809 (-1820).
Volume I (of II). Folio (485 x 335mm). 14 parts bound in 2 volumes. With 2 lithographed titles (a garland of flowers), 67 (of 71) plates, all but 4...
EUR 1,500.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1820 (-1840). Vol. II. Folio (485 x 335mm). Boundin 2 volumes. pp. (2), 1-192; (2), 193-436 (of 5...
EUR 1,000.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820. Vol. I (Atlas). Folio (520 x 345mm). 30 stipple engraved plates, printed in colours an...
EUR 850.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820. Vol. I (Atlas). Folio (540 x 360mm). With printed floral wrapper to the 14th part and ...
EUR 1,000.00

HOOKER, J.D.
Illustrations of Himalayan plants.
London, L. Reeve, 1855. Folio (508 x 380mm). With 1 pictorial handcoloured lithographed title and 24 handcoloured lithographed plates, each with an...
EUR 19,000.00

HOOKER, J.D.
The Botany of the Antarctic Voyage of H.M. Discovery ship Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross. Part III: FLORA TASMANIAE.
London, Lovell Reeve, 1860. 2 volumes. 4to (315 x 245mm). pp viii, v-vii, cxxviii, 18, 359; pp. (4), 422, with 200 hand-coloured lithographed plate...
EUR 15,000.00

HOST, N.T.
Salix.
Vienna, Typis viduae Antonii Strauss, 1828. Large folio (485 x 340mm). pp. (x), 34, with 105 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary marbl...
EUR 21,000.00

ITÔ IHEI.
Chikinsõ.(Summary of earth's beauty, Illustrated treatise of flowers, including maple leaves).
Edo, 1733. 3 series published in 20 volumes. 8vo (155 x 110mm). With numerous splendid woodcuts anddescriptive text. Original stitched blue wrapper...
EUR 4,800.00

JACQUIN, J.F (Baron von).
Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum aut minus cognitarum.... Graminum (Fasciculus Primus-Quartus).
Vienna, Anton Strauss for the author, 1813-1820. 4 parts bound in two. Folio (488 x 345mm). pp. 64,with 40 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Conte...
EUR 12,000.00

JACQUIN, J.F. (Baron von).
Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum aut minus cognitarum quas ad vivum descripsit et iconibus coloratis illustravit...
Vienna, Anton Strauss for the author, 1811-16. 2 volumes (text & atlas). Folio (485 x 345mm). pp. viii, 155, with 101 hand-coloured engraved plates...
EUR 25,000.00

JACQUIN, N.J. (Baron von)
Oxalis. Monographia, iconibus illustrata.
Viennae, Wappler, 1794. 4to (296 x 240mm). pp. (iv), 119, (1 addenda), with 1 folding table and 81 engraved plates, 75 of which are hand-coloured (...
EUR 7,800.00

(JAUFFRET, L.F.).
La Corbeille de Fleurs, ouvrage de Botanique et de Littérature, ... Et de douze Romances gravées avec Accompagnement de Piano... destiné aux jeunes demoiselles.
Paris, Ferra/ Genève, Sestié, 1819. 8vo (212 x 130 mm). pp. (2), viii, 384, with 24 fine engravedplates by Prêtre and 13 folded engravings of 12 ...
EUR 1,500.00

JAUME SAINT-HILAIRE, J.H.
Plantes de la France, décrites et peintes d'après nature.
Paris, chez l'Auteur, 1819-22. 10 volumes. Royal-8vo (257 x 200mm). With 10 lithographed portraits of botanists and 1000 fine stipple engraved plat...
EUR 14,000.00

JORDAN, A. & J. FOURREAU.
Icones ad floram Europae novo fundamento instaurandam spectantes.
Paris, Savy, 1866-1903. 3 volumes. Folio (400 x 305mm). With 501 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform half calf, spines in 5 ...
EUR 15,000.00

KERNER, J.S.
Abbildung aller Oekonomischen Pflanzen. Siebenter Band.
Stuttgart, gedruckt in der Herzoglichen Buchdrukerei, 1794. 4to (290 x 235mm). With hand-coloured engraved title vignette and 100 fine hand-coloure...
EUR 1,000.00

KLOTZSCH, F. & A. GARCKE.
Die botanischen Ergebnisse der Reise seiner königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Waldemar von Preussen in den Jahren 1845 und 1846. Durch Dr. Werner Hoffmeister, Leibarzt S.K.H. auf Ceylon, dem Himalaya und an den Grenzen von Tibet gesammelte Pflanzen.
Berlin, Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker), 1862. Folio (338 x 265mm). pp. (8), 164 with 100 lithographed plates. La...
EUR 4,000.00

KOPS, J.
Flora Batava, afgebeeld door en van wegens J.C. Sepp en zoon; beschreven door Jan Kops.
Amsterdam, Leiden, Haarlem, s'Gravenhage, J.C. Sepp en Zoon, and others, (1800)-1920. Volumes 1-25 (of 28) & 1 index volume. 4to (295 x 240mm). Wit...
EUR 18,500.00

L'HERITIER DE BRUTELLE, C.-L.
Stirpes novae, aut minus cognitae, quas descriptionibus et iconibus illustravit.
Parisiis, P.-D. Pierres, 1784-1785. 6 parts (bound in one volumes). Folio (504 x 340mm). With titles to all 6 parts and 91 (2 double-page) engraved...
EUR 16,000.00

LAUREMBERG, P.
Horticultura, Libris II. comprehensa; huic nostro coelo & solo accommodata... in qua quicquid ad hortum proficue colendum, et eleganter instruendum facit, explicatur.
Frankfurt, Matthias Merian, (1631), (with:) Apparatus Plantarum primus: tributus in duos libros. I.De plantis bulbosis. II. De plantis tuberosis......
EUR 3,900.00

LINDEN, J.P.
Pescatorea. Iconographie des Orchidées. Avec la collaboration de J.E. Planchon, M.G. Reichenbach, G. Luddemann. Premier volume (all published).
Bruxelles, M. Hayez, 1860. Folio (450 x 330mm). pp. (vi), with 48 beautifully handcoloured lithographed plates, each plate with an explanatory leaf...
EUR 12,000.00

LINDENIA. ICONOGRAPHIE DES ORCHIDEES.
edited by L. Linden (J. Linden & E. Rodigas a.o.).
Ghent/ Bruxelles 1855-1903. 17 volumes. Folio (350 x 260 mm). With 798 chromolithographed plates and 1 plain plate. Contemporary half cloth, gilt l...
EUR 38,000.00

LINDLEY, J.
Ladies' Botany: or a familiar introduction to the study of the natural system of Botany. Fourth edition.
London, Ridgway, (1834-35). 2 volumes. 8vo (225 x 135mm). pp. xvi, 300; viii, 280, with 50 fine handcoloured engravinged plates. Uniform publisher...
EUR 550.00

LINDLEY, J.
Rosarum Monographia; or, a botanical history of roses. To which is added, an appendix, for the use of cultivators, in which the most remarkable garden varieties are systematically arranged. A new edition.
London, James Ridgway, 1830. Royal- 8vo (250 x 160mm). pp. xxxix, 156, with 19 engraved plates of which 18 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary b...
EUR 1,800.00

LINK, H.F., KLOTZSCH, F. & OTTO, F. (Eds.).
Icones Plantarum Rariorum Horti Regii Botanici Berolinensis.
Abbildungen seltener Pflanzen des Königl. botanischen Gartens zu Berlin. Erster (-Zweiter) Jahrgang(all published!). Berlin, Veit & Co., 1841/Nicol...
EUR 3,500.00

LOREK, C.G.
Flora Prussica.
Abbildungen sämmtlicher bis jetzt aufgefundener Pflanzen Preussens. Dritte verbesserte und vermehrte Ausgabe. Königsberg, Verlag der Universitäts-B...
EUR 500.00

MARTYN, J.
Historia Plantarum Rariorum. Centuriae primae Decas 1-4 (of 5).
London, R. Reily, 1728 (-1737?). Folio (515 x 355 mm). pp. (6), iv, 42, including the engraved dedication leaf to the Royal Society, title printed ...
EUR 13,000.00

MAW, G.
A Monograph of the Genus Crocus.
London, Dulau and Co., 1886. 4to (310 x 250mm). pp. viii, 326, xx , (10), with 1 double page coloured map, 81 fine handcoloured lithographed plates...
EUR 5,800.00

MESSAGER, J. (ca. 1580 - Paris - 1649) & PICQUET, J. (Troyes ca. 1600 - ca. 1650 Paris).
Series of six copper engravings of floral bouquets in vases.
[Paris, 1620s]. 245 x 175 mm. Half calf, gilt spine with floral ornaments and red gilt lettered label, marbled boards.
EUR 8,400.00

NOVÆ FLORUM ICONES
Hujus generis atrium cultoribus perutiles, maximâ curâ deliniatæ, et tabulis æneis incisæ. Ex Officina Nicol: Visscher.
A series of 16 copper engravings, numbered lower right, 257 x 175 mm, within the borders c. 229 x 146 mm.
EUR 7,500.00

OTTOLANDER, K.J.W., KOSTER, A. & DE VOS, C. (Eds.).
Nederlandsche Flora en Pomona, beschreven en uitgegeven door het Bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop. Met platen naar de natuur geteekend door A.J. Wendel
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1879. 2 volumes. Folio (320 x 250 mm). pp. ix, xii , (4), 235, with 81 chromolithograped plates of fruit and flowers. Publ...
EUR 3,800.00

PAULET, J.J.
Flore et Faune de Virgile ou histoire naturelle des plantes et des animaux (reptiles, insectes) les plus intéressans à connaître, et dont ce poète à fait mention.
Paris, Madame Huzard, 1824. Royal-8vo (228 x 150mm). pp. (6), xix, 159, (1), with 1 engraved frontispiece showing Virgilius and 3 handcoloured lith...
EUR 550.00

PAXTON'S FLOWER GARDEN.
By John Lindley and Joseph Paxton.
London, Bradbury & Evans, 1850-1853. 3 volumes. 4to (258 x 202mm). pp. iv, 194; 186; 178, with 105 (of 108) fine handcoloured lithographed plates ...
EUR 1,000.00

PAXTON'S MAGAZINE OF BOTANY AND REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS.
London, W.S. Orr & Smith, 1834-1849. 16 volumes. Royal-8vo. With 717 (25 doublepage) fine handcoloured plates of flowers, 6 plates (5 coloured) of ...
EUR 17,500.00

PHILIBERT, J.C.
Exercises de Botanique, à l'usage des commençans.
Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1801. 2 volumes. 8vo (270 x 140mm). pp. (4), 1-234; (4), 235-438, with 157 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. ...
EUR 1,600.00

PICCIOLI, A.
L'Antotrofia ossia la Coltivazione de'Fiori... seconda edizione.
Firenze, presso spirito Batelli, 1840. 2 vols. Royal-8vo (222 x 142mm). pp. 798, with 72 fine hand-coloured plates. Contemporary half calf, spine w...
EUR 1,800.00

PLANTS OF WESTERN JAPAN.
(Chûshoto okonomi no bunezu). Japanese exceptionally long horizontal painted scroll (11.5 meters by 26 cm.) showing 62 species of plants of Western Japan.
End 18th or beginning 19th century. Colour painted on mulberry paper, with Japanese calligraphy, mounted on a wooden roller, endpaper decorated wit...
EUR 28,000.00

POITEAU, A.
Pomologie française. Recueil des plus beaux Fruits cultivés en France...
Paris, Langlois et Leclercq, 1846. 4 volumes. Folio (413 x 280mm). With three plain and 420 stipple-engraved plates printed in colours and finished...
EUR 95,000.00

PREVOST, B.L.
Principes et leçons de fleurs.
Paris, Demarteau, [c.1780]. Small folio (330 x 250mm), divisional title and 15 finely engraved plates only, printed in bistre, after crayon drawing...
EUR 4,000.00

QUER Y MARTINEZ, J.
Flora Española, ó historia de las Plantas, que se crian en España...
Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1762-1784. 6 volumes. 4to (260 x 200 mm). pp. (44), 402; (16), 303; (12), 436; (4), 471, (1); (4), xxxii, 538; (4), 667, wi...
EUR 12,000.00

REIDER, J.E. VON.
Abbildung von fünf und zwanzig und Beschreibung von hundert der neuesten und merkwürdigsten Pelargonien. 1 & 2 Jahrgang.
Nürnberg, in der C.H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung, 1829-1830. 2 volumes, bound in one. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. (6), 130; pp. (2), 168, with 50 fine hand...
EUR 4,400.00

REITER, I.D. & ABEL, G.F.
Abbildung der hundert deutschen wilden Holz-Arten nach dem Numern-Verzeichnis im Forst-Handbuch von F.A.L. von Burgsdorf.
Als eine Beilage zu diesem Werke, heraus gegeben. I.(-IV.) Heft (all published). Stuttgart, gedruktin der Drukerei der Herzoglichen Hohen Karls-Sch...
EUR 7,500.00

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