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AGARDH, C.A. Essai de réduire la physiologie végétale à des principes fondamentaux.

Lund, Gleerup, (1828). 8vo (165 x 100mm). pp.(4), 56. Contemporary marbled paper. (Together with:) AGARDH, C.A. Essai sur le développement intéri...

EUR 500

AGRICOLA, G.A. Nieuwe en ongehoorde dog in de natuur welgegronde Queek-konst van Boomen, Heesters en Bloemgewassen. Ofte derselver algemeene vermeerdering...

Amsterdam, Andries van Damme, 1724. 2 parts (bound in one). Small-4to (197 x 150 mm). pp. (14), 208, with 2 engraved frontispieces and 34 mostly f...

EUR 1,200

The genus Ambrosinia was named after the two brothers

AMBROSINI, H. Phytologiae hoc est de Plantis partis primae tomus primus. In quo Herbarum nostro seculo descriptarum, nomina, aequivoca, synonyma, ac etymologiae investigantur...

Boloniae, sumptibus Haeredum Evangelistae de Duccijs, 1666. Folio (310 x 205mm). pp. (16, incl. frontisp.) 576, (72, incl. 2 blanks), with fine all...

EUR 4,800

noble in conception and impressive in execution

Of all the pomological publications, published around the middle of last century this is without doubt the most important one and also the most beautiful


publiées par la Commission Royale de Pomologie, instituée par S.M. le Roi des Belges. 8 volumes. Bruxelles, F. Parent 1853-1860. Large-4to (340 x...

EUR 24,000

the first flora of French Guiana, profusely illustrated with excellent plates

AUBLET, F. Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise ...

Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (250 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, ...

EUR 17,000

the first flora of French Guiana, profusely illustrated with excellent plates

AUBLET, F. Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise ...

Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (250 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, ...

EUR 15,500

BARBARUS, H. Corollarii libri quinque non ante impressi...

Venice 1516. Folio. Leaves 106. Later vellum.

EUR 1,200

on y trouve la plupart des champignons d'Europe

BARLA, J.B. Flore Mycologique Illustrée.

Les Champignons des Alpes Maritimes. Avec l'indication de leurs propriétés utiles ou nuisibles. Nice, A. Giletta, 1888 (-1892). 7 parts bound in ...

EUR 2,100

The beautiful plates are by W. Fitch, probably the most renowned botanical artist of the Victorian era

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 6,200

beautifully produced work describing a great variety of fungi growing around Rimini

BATTARRA, (G.A.). Fungorum Agri Ariminensis historia ... quam sub auspiciis plurimum reverendi DD. Francisci Raynaldi Gargani... in hac secunda editione nec aucta nec diminuta publici juris fecit.

Faventiae, Typis Martinianis, 1759. 4to (280 x 200mm). pp. viii, 80, with engraved vignette on title and 40 engraved plates. Later half calf, spine...

EUR 3,000

The first work on coniferous trees and one of the first botanical books to cover a single species

BELON, P. De arboribus coniferis, resiniferis, aliis quoque nonnullis sempiterna fronde virentibus, cum earundem iconibus ad vivum expressis....

Paris, E. Corrozet, 1553. 4to (198 x 148mm). ff. (8), 32 with 8 woodcuts in the text. Recent marbled boards.

EUR 2,700

In all fairness, it must be added that each species treated... was skillfully and fully described, and Bergeret's illustrations were exceptionally good

deals with the application of the electricity to the growth of plants

BERTHOLON, P. De l'électricité des végétaux.

Ouvrage dans lequel on traite de l'électricité de l'atmosphère sur les plantes, de ses effects sur l'économie des végétaux, de leurs vertus m...

EUR 850

BERTOLONI, A. Amoenitates Italicae sistentes opuscula ad rem herbariam et zoologiam Italiae spectantia.

Bononiae, typis Annesii de Nobilibus, 1819. 4to (262 x 205mm). pp. (6), 472, with 6 engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum, marbled sides.

EUR 1,300

Blair expounded the then new view as to the sexual characters of plants

The first major work on the orchids of the Dutch East Indies and Japan

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-colour...

EUR 8,000

A magnificent work on the flora of the Dutch East Indies

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 14,000

BOCCONE, P. Natuurkundige Naspeuringen op proef- en waerneemingen ... Groey der planten ... wonderbare versteeningen van verscheide lighamen; De wording van het Corael,

de Star-steenen, de Mynstoffige Bezoar en het verschil van deeze met de dierlijke, de versteende Vis-tanden, Ammon-hoorn, Schelpen, enz... Brandend...

EUR 400

one of the most interesting colour-printed natural history works

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 10,000

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 800

rare and important pre-Linnaean flora, describing the plants of Constantinople and the Orient

BUXBAUM, J.C. Plantarum minus cognitarum Centuria I (-III) complectens Plantas circa Byzantium & in Oriente observatas.

Petropoli, ex Typographia Academiae, 1728-1729. 3 parts (bound in 1 volume). 4to (255 x 210mm). (I): pp. (12), 48, with 65 engraved plates; (II): p...

EUR 3,000

CAMUS, E.G. & CAMUS, A. Iconographie des Orchidées d'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen.

Paris, Lechevaller, 1921-1929. 2 text-volumes and atlas. 4to & folio. pp. 559, (1); 72, with 1 portrait and 133 plates of which 110 finely handcolo...

EUR 1,200

The superb original watercolours, of which 43 are signed 'P. Duménil' are of a high artistic quality

rare work on all aspects of the lily

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 4,900

CIRILLO, D.M.L. De essentialibus nonnullarum plantarum characteribus commentarius.

Neapoli 1784. 8vo (205 x 135mm). pp. lxxv, (1), with 4 folded engraved plates. Recent boards.

EUR 750

Stafleu lists only one complete copy in the United States

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

one of the most important works on flower gardens and the cultivation of flowers of Northern Italy

CLARICI, P.B. Istoria e coltura delle piante che sono pe'l fiore più ragguardevoli , e più distinte per ornare un giardino... con un copioso trattato degli agrumi...

Venezia, presso Andrea Poletti, 1726. 4to (235 x 175mm). pp. (34), 761, (3), with an engraved portrait of Clarici holding a bouquet of flowers in h...

EUR 5,000

CLERCK, C. (Ed.) Nomenclator extemporaneus rerum naturalium: Plantarum, Insectorum. Conchyliorum, secundum Systema Naturae Linnaeanum.

Stockholm, typis L.L. Grefingii, 1759. 8vo (220 x 122mm). pp. (4), 67, (13). New blue wrappers.

EUR 450

early work on botanical theory, reflecting the influence of Theophrastus

COSTEO, G. De Universali Stirpium natura libri duo...

Turin, heirs of Nicolo Bevilacqua, 1578. 4to (208 x 145mm). pp. (viii), 496, (16), with printer's device on title, small wormhole from binding just...

EUR 2,000

The impressive 'Flora Londinensis' is much more comprehensive in scope than its title suggests, for it embraces most of the English flora

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 15,000

the early years of this famous and beautifully illustrated magazine

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

Dalechamp is considered by some authorities to have been one of the most erudite of the French botanists of the 16th century

Dr. Sam Segal believes this work by Justus Danckerts is the first edition and predates the edition by Vauquer

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

First edition, first issue

DARWIN, C. Insectivorous Plants.

London, John Murray, 1875. 8vo (190 x 125mm). pp. x, 462, with 30 figures in the text. Publisher's green cloth.

EUR 1,800

interesting collection of articles by Charles Darwin and his son Francis Darwin

DARWIN, C. On the Two Forms, or Dimorphic Condition, in the Species of Primula, and on their remarkable Sexual Relations. (Read Nov. 21, 1861). 8vo. (210 x 135mm), pp. 77-96, with 2 illustrations.

(Together with:) DARWIN, C. On the existence of two forms, and on their reciprocal sexual relation,in several species of the genus Linum. (Read Feb...

EUR 6,500

First edition

DARWIN, C. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.

London, John Murray, 1876. 8vo (190 x 125mm). pp. viii, 482, 1 diagram and 109 tables. Publishers green cloth, gilt lettered spine (very slightly r...

EUR 1,500

DARWIN, C. The movements and habits of climbing plants. Second thousand.

London, John Murray, 1876. 8vo (190 x 130mm). pp. viii, 208, with 13 text-woodcuts. Publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped green full cloth.

EUR 500

One of the rarest and most beautiful iconographies on fruit with superb large plates

DECAISNE, J. Le Jardin Fruitier du Muséum ou iconographie de toutes les espèces et variétés d'arbres fruitier cultivés dans cet établissement, avec leur description, leur histoire, leur synonymie.

Paris, F. Didot, 1862-1875. 9 volumes. Folio (315 x 225mm). With 508 (almost all) colour-printed engraved- or chromolithographed plates finished by...

EUR 15,000

Bulbous plants predominate (daffodils, narcissi, jonquils, tulips, blue-bells, lilies and fritillaries)

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

The most important work on garden design in the eighteenth century

the most important book to be published in England during the eighteenth century on the plant growing in a private garden

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

DODART, D. Memoires pour servir à l'histoire des plantes. Seconde édition...

Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1679. 8vo (160 x 90mm). pp. (8), 329, with engraved title-vignette and 2 other engraved vignettes in the text. Contempora...

EUR 500

A masterwork what botany in the Dutch speaking countries is concerned

Many of the woodcuts were copies of the 8vo edition of Fuchs' herbal

DODONAEUS, R. Histoire des Plantes, en laquelle est contenue la description entiere des herbes, c'est à dire, leurs especes, forme, noms, temperament, vertus... nouvellement traduite de bas Aleman en François par Charles de l'Escluse.

Anvers, Iean Loë, 1557. Folio (280 x 195mm). pp. (24), 584. (36), with c. 800 woodcuts in the text.Early 18th century full red morocco, sides with...

EUR 9,000

he made here an attempt to an explanation of the parts of the plants.

DODONAEUS, R. Stirpium Historia pemptades sex, sive libri XXX ...

Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana, apud B. & I. Moretos, 1616. Folio (346 x 230mm). pp. (16), 872, (66), with fine engraved title and 1341 woodcu...

EUR 5,500

Nissen in his publication 'Die botanische Buchillustration' speaks highly of him 'seine Tafeln... verdienen volles Lob'.

DREVES, J.F. & HAYNE, F.G. Choix de Plantes d'Europe, décrites et dessinées d'après nature.

Leipzig, Voss et Compagnie, 1802. 5 volumes. 4to (295 x 230mm). pp. xii, 40; xii, 44; xii, 44; xii,40; x, 38, with 125 fine hand-coloured engraved ...

EUR 4,200

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840.

Text-volumes only:
Vol. 1. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 404. Publisher's printed blue boards.
Vol. 2. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 384. Publishe...

EUR 1,800

one of the most notable botanical English artists of the 18th century

ELLIS, D. An inquiry into the changes induced on Atmospheric air, by the germination of seeds, the vegetation of plants, and the respiration of animals.

Edinburgh, W. Creech, 1807. 8vo (210 x 130mm). pp. xiii, (1), 246. (Together with:). ELLIS, D. Farther inquiries into the changes induced on Atmosp...

EUR 450

The manuscript therefore constitutes an important documentation for the history of olive cultivation

FANTONI, COUNT LUIGI. [Manuscript on Olive Trees and Olive Oil of Tuscany and some adjacent areas, by Count Luigi Fantoni].

Delle specie diverse d'Olivi che si trovano ne Monti della Fattoria d'Agnano Territorio Pisano, spettante a S(ua) A(ltezza) S(erenissima) etc. Con...

EUR 38,000

botanical subjects by the famous Italian artists Guido Reni, A.M. Variana, and P. Cortona

FERRARI, G.B. Flora ouero Cultura di Fiori.

Distinta in Quattro Libri e trasportata dalla lingua Latina nell'Italiana ... Roma, P.A. Facciotti,1638. Small-4to (225 x 165mm). pp. (12), 520, (2...

EUR 2,500

illustrated with chromolithographs, designed, printed and sometimes "rebouché au pinceau" in the large printing office situated in the middle of van Houtte's gardens

FLORE DES SERRES ET DES JARDINS DE L'EUROPE, ou descriptions des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes ... Rédigé par C. Lemaire, Scheidweiler & Van Houtte e.a.

Gand, van Houtte, 1845-1880. 23 volumes. Royal-8vo (252 x 180mm). With over 2500, nearly all coloured plates. Contemporary brown half calf, spines ...

EUR 15,000

700 new species are described

FORSSKAL, P. & NIEBUHR, C. Flora AEgyptiaco-Arabica. Sive descriptiones plantarum, quas AEgyptum inferiorum et Arabiam felicem.

Hauniae, ex Offina Mölleri, 1775. 4to (255 x 205mm). pp. 32, cxxvi, (2), 219, (1), with hand-coloured engraved map of Yemen by J. Haas after Niebu...

EUR 5,800

the first major botanical work on Japan after the opening of Japan in 1854

FRANCHET, A. & SAVATIER, L. Enumeratio Plantarum in Japonia sponte crescentium hucusque rite cognitarum adjectis descriptionibus specierum pro regione novarum ...

Paris, F. Savy, 1875-1879. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (230 x 150mm). pp. (4), xiv, (2), 485, (3); pp. (4), 789, (3). Contemporary green half morocco, gil...

EUR 1,800

FROELICH, J.A. De Gentiana dissertatio.

Erlangae, typis Kunstmannianis, 1796. 8vo (215 x125mm). pp. (6), 142 with 1 fine hand-coloured engraved plate. Contemporary brown wrappers.

EUR 1,500

the plants are depicted full-page with German and Latin names

FUCHS, L. Primi de Stirpium historia comentariorum tomi vivae Imagines...

Basileae, Isingrin, 1549. 8vo (165 x 105mm). pp. (16), 516, with woodcut printer's device on titlepage and 516 full page woodcuts, leaves ruled in ...

EUR 6,500

GAIMARD, P. Voyage en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838-1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, commandée par M. Fabvre. Publiés par ordre du Roi sousla direction de M. Paul Gaimard.

Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). The following text volumes only:
Géologie, Minéralogie, Métallurgie, by E. Robert. Paris, A. Bertrand, no da...

EUR 1,500

a great number of woodcuts of trees

The plates of the present work are all engraved by Garsault

a work on the value of American (primarily South American) cultivated plants

GILII, F.L. & XUAREZ, G. Osservazioni fitologiche sopra alcune piante esotiche introdotte in Roma fatte nell'Anno 1788, 1789, 1790.

Roma, Stamperia di Arcangelo/ Stamperia Giunchiana, 1789-1792. 3 volumes, bound in one. 4to (245 x 180mm). pp. 64; (2), viii, 99, (1, blank); (4), ...

EUR 9,500

a rare privately printed flower book

GLEADALL, E. E. The Beauties of Flora with botanic and poetic illustrations, being a selection of flowers drawn from nature, arranged emblematically with directions for colouring them.

Heath Hall near Wakefield, E.E. Gleadall, 1834-36. 2 volumes. 4to (335 x 250mm). With 2 hand-coloured lithographed titles and 41 hand-coloured lith...

EUR 7,000

notable as being the first book exclusively devoted to fungi

GLEDITSCH, I.G. Methodus Fungorum exhibens genera, species et varietates cum charactere, differentia specifica, synonomis, solo, loco et observationibus.

Berolini, sumtibus Scholae Realis, 1753. 8vo (184 x 115mm). pp. 162, (36, index), with 6 engraved folded plates. Contemporary blue boards.

EUR 1,400

(GODET, C.H.). Les Plantes Vénéneuses du Canton de Neuchatel.

Neuchatel, Montandon Frères, 1864. Royal-8vo. pp. x, 59, (1), with 26 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half cloth.

EUR 700

Goethe's pioneering essay on the metamorphosis of plants

GOETHE, J.W. VON. Versuch die Metamorphose der Pflanzen zu erklären.

Gotha, Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1790. 8vo (228 x 145mm). pp. (6), 86. Contemporary boards, preserved in an attractive half red morocco box, with gilt...

EUR 3,000

The plates are finely coloured and show flowers, fruit, vegetables and green houses

GREEN, T. The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system. Second

edition, revised and improved. London, Caxton Press, 1824 (-28). 2 volumes. 4to (260 x 206mm). pp. (4), 790; 885, 56, with 3 stipple-engraved handc...

EUR 2,000

Greville (1794-1866) was a Scottish mycologist and made important contributions to Scottish mycology

GREVILLE, R.K. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English botany.

Edinburgh, Maclachlan & Stewart, 1823-1828. 6 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 150mm). With 360 fine hand-coloured engraved plates and descriptive text. C...

EUR 3,200

The first complete account of the physiology of plants, including the reaction with air and movement of the sap

HALES, S. Statica de Vegetaili, ed analisi dell'aria. Tradotta dall'Ingelese con varii annotazioni.

Napoli, Giuseppe Raimandi, 1756. 8vo (228 x 150mm). pp. (10), 368, with printer's device on title and 20 engraved plates. Contemporary boards (a bi...

EUR 450

HALLER, A. DE. Enumeratio Plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis aucta et emendata.

Gottingae, A. Vandenhoeck, 1753. 8vo (190 x 125mm). pp. lxxx, 424, (18), with engraved title-vignette showing the botanical garden. Contemporary ha...

EUR 700

Hill's 'Sleep of plants?' is generally considered his most important contribution in the field of vegetable physiology

HILL, J. The Sleep of Plants, and cause of motion in the sensitive plant. In a letter to C. Linnaeus.

London, R. Baldwin, 1757. 8vo (150 x 95mm). pp. (10), 57, (3). Recent half calf, gilt lettered spine, marbled sides. (Together with:) HILL, J. Abha...

EUR 2,500

One of the very few copies with superb gouache handcolouring of the plates

HOFFMANN, G.F. Plantarum Umbelliferarum Genera eorumque characteres naturales secundum numerum, situm, figuram...

Mosquae, typis N.S. Vsevolozskianis, 1816. 8vo (215 x 135mm). pp. (2), xxxiv, (2), 1-94, (2), (2, engraved title), 95-222, 20, with engraved hand-c...

EUR 1,500

It was produced by Count Hoffmannsegg, contemporary of Redouté, whose work it rivals

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 vo...

EUR 7,500

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

HOLLÓS, L. Die Gasteromyceten Ungarns. Im Auftrage der Ungarischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Leipzig, O. Weigel, 1904. Folio (417 x 290mm). pp. 278, with 31 (23 chromolithographed) plates. Contemporary half cloth, printed sides.

EUR 1,200

The original drawings for the present work were done by native artists

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

it contains descriptions and plates of many of the best garden Rhododendron species which can be grown in this country

it contains descriptions and plates of many of the best garden Rhododendron species which can be grown in this country

The plates are very much in the 'Jacquin' style, elegantly engraved and highly coloured in watercolours and bodycolours

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

HUBER, F. & SENEBIER, J. Mémoires sur l'influence de l'air et de diverses substances gazeuses dans la germination de differentes graines.

Genève, J.J. Paschoud, IX (1801). 8vo (197 x 125mm). pp. xiii, (1), 230, (2). Contemporary calf, richly gilt spine and gilt sides.

EUR 1,500

INGEN-HOUSZ, J. Expériences sur les végétaux,

spécialement sur la propriété qu'ils possèdent à un haut degré, soit d'améliorer l'Air quand ils sont au soleil, soit de le corrompre la nui...

EUR 600

un des livres les plus precieux pour la Flore d'Orient

JAUBERT, H.F. & SPACH, E. Illustrationes Plantarum Orientalium.

Paris, Roret, 1842-1857. 5 volumes. Large-4to (350 x 260mm). With 500 engraved plates. Contemporaryhalf calf, spines with 2 black gilt lettered lab...

EUR 7,500

(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 ...

EUR 1,500

(JAUFFRET, L.F.). Le panier de fruits ou descriptions botaniques, et notices historiques des principaux fruits cultivés en France; suivies de différens morceaux de littérature et de morale.

Genève, Sestié/ Paris, Ferra, 1819. 8vo (212 x 135 mm). pp. viii, 384, with 24 engraved plates of fruit. Contemporary green boards, spine with gi...

EUR 1,500

French artists such as Jaume St. Hilaire, Bessa, Turpin and Redouté rose almost immediately to world pre-eminence

JAUME SAINT-HILAIRE, J.H. La Flore et la Pomone Françaises, ou histoire et figure en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français.

Paris, chez l'auteur, 1828 (-1835). 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (260 x 170mm). With 540 (of 544) fine engraved plates printed in colours with handfinishin...

EUR 5,800

profusely illustrated flora of France

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

The drawings? are also admirable, and from a botanical point of view beyond praise

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

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

First major publication on the orchids of the Himalaya

KING, G. & PANTLING, R. The Orchids of Sikkim Himalaya.

Calcutta, printed at the Bengal Secretariat Press, 1898. 4 volumes. Folio (348 x 275mm). pp. (14), iii, iv, 342, 11, with 453 lithographed plates o...

EUR 6,000

Famous work on pomology and fruit trees, the first monographs published with colour plates on this subject

KNOOP, J.H. Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van Appelen en Peeren ...

(together with:) Beschryving der vruchtbomen en vruchten die men in de hoven plant en onderhoud ...(together with:) Beschryving der plantagie-gewas...

EUR 2,700

the most beautiful flora of the Netherlands

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

LABILLARDIERE, J.J. DE. Icones Plantarum Syriae Rariorum, descriptionibus et observationibus illustratae. Decas Prima & Secunda.

Parisiis, impensis auctoris, 1791. part 1 & 2 (of 5). 4to. (I) pp. 22, with 10 engraved plates; (II) pp. 18, with 10 engraved plates. Contemporary ...

EUR 700

one of the rarest iconographies published on Orchids

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

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