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The most attractive illustrated English work on mycology

SOWERBY, J. Coloured figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms.

London, printed by J. Davis and sold by the Author, 1797-1803, (1815). 3 volumes. Folio (320 x 200mm). With 440 hand-coloured engraved plates on 43...

EUR 16,000

The most attractive illustrated English work on mycology

SOWERBY, J. Coloured figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms.

London, printed by J. Davis and sold by the Author, 1797-1803, (1815). 3 volumes, bound in 2. Folio(320 x 200mm). With 440 hand-coloured engraved p...

EUR 12,000

SPALLANZANI, L. Expériences pour servir à l'histoire de la génération des animaux et des plantes.

Avec une ébauche de l'histoire des ètres organisés avant leur fécondation, par J. Senebier. Genève,B. Chirol, 1785. 8vo. pp. (4), xcvi, 413, (...

EUR 900

SPRENGEL, K. Von dem Bau und der Natur der Gewächse.

Halle, K.A. Kümmel, 1812. 8vo (210 x 120mm). pp. ix, (1); 654, with 14 (11 partly coloured) engraved plates. Contemporary brown marbled boards, wi...

EUR 700

The colouring of plates is to a high standard

rare treatise on the culture of citrus fruit in the Low Countries

STERBEECK, F. VAN. Citricultura oft Regeringhe der uythemsche Boomen en te weten Oranien, Citroenen, Limoenen, Granaten, Laurieren en Andere...

Antwerpen, J. Jacops, 1682. 4to (210 x 160mm). pp. (xl), 1-74, (2), 75-296 (26), with engraved frontispiece, engraved coat-of-arms on inserted leaf...

EUR 4,500

the first separate general work on fungi, describing edible and poisonous varieties

the first separate general work on fungi, describing edible and poisonous varieties

SUTER, J.R. Flora Helvetica exhibens plantas Helvetiae Phanerogamas/ Helvetiens Flora enthaltend die phanerogamischen Gewächse Helvetiens.

Vermehrt herausgegeben von J. Hegetschweiler. Zürich, Orell, Füssli & Co., 1822. 2 volumes. Small-8vo. pp. cxxii, 408; (4), 504. Contemporary cal...

EUR 550

SUTER, J.R. Flora Helvetica exhibens plantas Helvetiae Phanerogamas/ Helvetiens Flora enthaltend die phanerogamischen Gewächse Helvetiens.

Vermehrt herausgegeben von J. Hegetschweiler. Zürich, Orell, Füssli & Co., 1822. 2 volumes. Small-8vo. pp. cxxii, 408; (4), 504. Contemporary sti...

EUR 500

He published a number of beautifully illustrated works on British garden plants

THUNBERG, C.P. Icones Plantarum Japonicarum, quas in insulis Japonicis annis 1775 et 1776 collegit et descripsit...

Uppsala, J.F. Erdman, 1794-1805. Folio (430 x 275mm). Only 10 of 50 engraved plates, loose.

EUR 1,800

TORRE, G. Dryadum, Amadryadum, Cloridisque triumphus, ubi Plantaru Universa natura spectatur...

Padova, P.M. Frambotti, 1685. Folio (328 x 220mm). pp. (28), 709, (90), with one beautiful engravedemblematic title and an engraved portait of dall...

EUR 1,800

il y a en très peu d'exemplaires avec les planches en couleur

TOURNEFORT, J.P. Institutiones Rei Herbariae. Editio Tertia, Appendicibus aucta ab Antonio de Jussieu.

Parisiis, e typographia Regia, 1719. 3 volumes. 4to (240 x 180mm). pp. (6), xxxii, 695, (1), (6), 58 with 2 (1 handcoloured) engraved frontispieces...

EUR 2,200

The beautifully engraved plates show among others numerous exotic and bulbous plants

TRATTINNICK, L. Auswahl vorzüglich schöner, seltener, berühmter, und sonst sehr merkwürdiger Gartenpflanzen, in getreuen Abbildungen...

Wien, auf Kosten des Herausgebers, 1821. 4to (238 x 190mm). 2 volumes. pp.xxiv, 148; vi, 97, with 2engraved portrait frontispieces, one of J. Banks...

EUR 2,000

The fine engravings are by the author and show recently introduced plants

TRIONFETTI, G.B. Observationes de Ortu, ac vegetatione Plantarum cum Novarum Stirpium historia iconibus illustrata...

Romae, Typis Dominici Antonii Herculis, 1685. 4to (245 x 175mm). pp. (6), 106, with 17 fine engraved plates. Recent red calf, spine in 6 compartmen...

EUR 2,800

one of the rarest and most beautifully illustrated works on mycology

TULASNE, L.R. & C. Selecta Fungorum Carpologia, ea documenta et icones potissimum exhibens quae varia fructuum et seminum genera in eodem fungo simul aut vicissim adesse demonstrent.

Parisiis, in Imperiali Typographeo excudebatur, 1861-1865. 3 volumes. Folio (355 x 260mm.). pp. xxviii, 242, with 2 vignettes and 5 engraved plates...

EUR 4,800

Valentini's 'Museum of museums', is a comprehensive survey of European Wunder-Kunst- & Schatzkammern

VALENTINI, M.B. Historia simplicium reformata, Musei Museorum titulo antehâc in Vernaculâ edita... Accedit India Literata.

Francofurti ad Moenum, Officina Zunneriana, 1716. Folio (350 x 215mm). 2 parts bound in one. pp. (26), 664, (16), engraved title-vignette and 30 (s...

EUR 4,500

The publishing history of the present work is probably the most bizarre one in the history of botany

VELLOZO, J. M. da CONCEIÇAO. Florae Fluminensis Icones.

Parisis, ex off. Lithogr. Senefelder, curante F.J. Knecht, 1827. 10 of 11 volumes (lacking volume 3). Large-folio (520 x 345mm). With 1472 (of 1640...

EUR 20,000

Madame Henriette Vincent (1786-1830) pupil of Van Spaendonck and Redouté

VINCENT, H.A. Collection de 24 Bouquets de Fleurs. Dessinés et gravés d'après nature...

Paris, chez l'éditeur, 1835. 4to (280 x 210mm). With a fine pictorial title and 24 plates, all stipple engravings, printed in colour with extensiv...

EUR 8,000

VITMAN, F. Svmma Plantarvm qvae hactenvs innotvervnt methodo Linnaeana per genera et species digesta illvstrata descripta.

Mediolani, typis Imper. Monast. Ambrosii Majoris, 1789-1792. 6 volumes. 8vo (202 x 120mm). pp. vi, 497; 459; 557; 487; 458; 397, xliii. Contemporar...

EUR 1,500

VOLCKAMER, J.G. Flora Noribergensis sive Catalogus Plantarum in Agro Noribergensi tam sponte nascentium, quam exoticarum ... Noribergae, apud Petr.

Conr. Monath, 1718. 4to. pp. (20), 407, (3), with 25 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards.

EUR 1,500

very rare thesis of this famous Dutch scientist

VRIES, H. DE. Die Mutationstheorie.

Versuche und Beobachtungen über die Entstehung von Arten im Pfanzenreich. Leipzig, Veith & Comp., 1901-1903. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (335 x 165mm). p...

EUR 800

one of the rarest works on South African botany

WENDLAND, J.C. Ericarum Icones et Descriptiones/ Abbildung und Beschreibung der Heiden.

Hannover, the author & Hahn, 1798-1823. 27 parts in 25. 4to (310 x 250mm). With 159 (of 162) beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary...

EUR 12,000

An interesting work on how to paint and draw flowers

only 100 copies were printed

WOOLWARD, F.H. The genus Masdevallia.

Issued by the Marquess of Lothian, K.T., chiefly from plants in his collection of orchids at Newbattle Abbey. With additional notes by F.C. Lehmann...

EUR 11,000

only 100 copies were printed

WOOLWARD, F.H. The genus Masdevallia.

Issued by the Marquess of Lothian, K.T., chiefly from plants in his collection of orchids at Newbattle Abbey. With additional notes by F.C. Lehmann...

EUR 11,000

The first Latin and best edition

ZANONI, G. Rariorum Stirpium Historia ex parte olim edita. Nunc centum plus tabulis, ex commentariis auctoris ab ejusdem nepotibus ampliata opus universum digessit, latine reddidit, supplevitque Cajetanus Montius.

Bononiae, Ex Typographia Lealii a Vulpe, 1742. Folio (390 x 260mm). pp. (40), 247, with an engravedallegorical frontispiece and engraved portrait o...

EUR 3,900


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