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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

STOLL, K. Des Herrn Kaspar Stoll' natürliche und nach dem Leben gemalte Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Cikaden und anderer damit verwandten Insekten aus Europa, Asia, Afrika und Amerika.

Aus dem holländischen übersetzt und mit den nötigen Anmerkungen versehen. Nürnberg, Winterschmidt, 1792. 4to (270 x 215mm). With 20 (of 29) fin...

EUR 800

the most beautifully coloured issue of one of the most attractive huntingbooks ever published

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

intended as a supplement to Agassiz's 'Recherches sur les poissons fossiles'

THIOLLIÈRE, V.J. DE L'ISLE. Description des poissons fossiles provenant des gisements coralliens du Jura dans le Bugey...

Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1854-73. 2 livraisons. Folio (544 x 360 mm). pp. (iv), 26, (2); 70, with 26 lithographed plates, 24 coloured and 7 double-p...

EUR 3,900

complete set of the most important and beautiful British pomological journal

TRANSACTIONS OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. First series, volumes 1-7 (all published). London, W. Bulmer/ W. Nicol, 1812-1830. [and] Second series, volumes 1-3 (all published).

London, W. Nicol, 1835-1848. 10 volumes. 4to (282 x 220mm). With 7 engraved titles and 176 engravedplates of which 93 (some double-page) superbly h...

EUR 13,000

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

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

There were 18 new Australian plants, with 24 figured

VENTENAT, E.P. & REDOUTÉ, P.J. Jardin de Malmaison.

Paris, Crapelet, An XI (1803-1804) (-1805). 2 volumes. Folio (543 x 360mm). With 120 stipple-engraved plates by Redouté, printed in colours and fi...

EUR 85,000

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

an important record of orchid varieties discovered and described in the 19th century

WARNER, R. & WILLIAMS, B.S. The Orchid Album, comprising coloured figures and descriptions of New, Rare and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants.

London 1882-1897. 11 volumes. Large-4to (303 x 240mm). With 528 coloured plates. Publisher's pictorial gilt cloth, gilt edges.

EUR 14,000

the first botanical book to utilise colour-printed mezzotint successfully

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

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

YARRELL, W. On the growth of the Salmon in Fresh Water. With six coloured illustrations of the fish, of the natural size, exhibiting its character and exact appearance at various stages during the first two years.

London , John van Voorst, 1839. Oblong-folio (310 x 435mm). pp. (2), 3, (1), with 3 fine hand-coloured engraved plates showing 6 salmon. Publisher'...

EUR 1,200

the first work dealing exclusively with birds' eggs and birds' nests

ZINANNI, G. Delle uova e dei nidi degli uccelli libro primo del Conte Giuseppe Zinanni.

Aggiunte in fine alcune osservazioni, con una dissertazione sopra varie spezie di Cavalette. Venezia, A. Bortoli, 1737. 4to (285 x 204 mm). pp. (8)...

EUR 3,900


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