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monumental flora of Hungary

WALDSTEIN, F. DE PAULA ADAM GRAF VON & P. KITAIBEL. Descriptiones et icones plantarum rariorum Hungariae.

Vienna, Matthias Andreas Schmidt, (1799-) 1802-1812. 3 volumes. Folio (488 x 345mm). pp. (4), xxxii, 1-104; (2), xxxii, 105-221, (1); (2), 223-310...

EUR 68,000

important work introducing North American trees into Germany

WANGENHEIM, F.A.J. VON. Beytrag zur teutschen holzgerechten Forstwissenschaft, die Anpflanzung Nordamericanischer Holzarten, mit Anwendung auf teutsche Forste, betreffend.

Goettingen, J.C. Dieterich, 1787. Folio (380 x 225mm). pp. (2), xlv, (1), 124, (8), with 31 (3 folded) engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spine in...

EUR 4,000

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

The collection contains 13 drawings of Australian plants

WEISS, A.G. A collection of ca 1700 original pen and wash drawings of plants from the botanical garden at Lemberg, [ca 1862-1872].

The drawings are on laid paper 215 x 140mm, and preserved in 9 blue folding boxes.

EUR 39,000

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

A fine example of the enlightened encyclopaedic science of the period, with an emphasis on education

WILHELM, G.T. Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte: Des Pflanzenreichs.

Augsburg, in der Martin Engelbrechtschen Kunsthandlung, 1810-1821. 10 volumes. 8vo (167 x 105mm). With 10 engraved titles and 608 fine handcoloured...

EUR 4,000

The beautiful engraved and handcoloured plates are after drawings by Friederich Guimpel, a famous botanical artist

WILLDENOW, C.L. & HAYNE, F.G. Abbildung der deutschen Holzarten für Forstmänner und Liebhaber der Botanik.

Berlin, in der Schüppelschen Buchhandlung, 1815-1820. 2 volumes. 4to (242 x 202mm). pp. (4), 302, with 216 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Cont...

EUR 8,000

the first large work on fishes in England, marking a new era in ichthyology

WILLUGHBY, F. De historia Piscium libri quatuor, jussu & sumptibus Societatis Regiae Londinensis editi ... Totum opus recognovit, coaptavit, supplevit, librum etiam primum & secundum integros adjecit J. Raius e Societate Regia.

Oxonii, e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1686. Folio (367 x 245mm). With 1 engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved title-vignette and 187 engraved plates. Contempo...

EUR 9,300

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

great classic on the botany of the West Indies and Central America

ZORN, J. Dreyhundert auserlesene Amerikanische Gewächse nach Linneischer Ordnung.

Nürnberg, auf Kosten der Raspischen Buchhandlung, 1786-1789. 6 parts bound in 3 volumes. 8vo (200 x125mm). pp. 72, with 300 beautifully handcolour...

EUR 5,500


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