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
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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. Publishers pictorial cloth.
The very fine illustrations depict flowers and fruit growing in the Netherlands
The large and fine plates are all drawn by A.J. Wendel and lithographed by G. Severyns. Severeyns was one of the most famous Belgian chromolithographers of the period. Belgian lithographers reached the ultimate of craftsmanship during the 19th century. Some of the finest pomological works come from his establishment such as the plates of Bull and Hogg's 'The Herefordshire Pomona', Decaisne's 'Jardin Fruitier du museum', and Berghuis' 'Nederlandsche Boomgaard'.
Together with Noort's 'Pomologia Batava' and Berghuis' 'Nederlandsche Boomgaard' it is one of the only three Dutch illustrated works on pomology, which were published during the 19th century. The very fine illustrations depict flowers and fruit growing in the Netherlands.
Nissen BBI, 1474.