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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

one of the most beautiful German florilegia illustrating numerous exotic and unusual plants

BRY, J.T. DE. Anthologia Meriana CXV. continens plantarum, florum maxime, egregie sculptas tabulas, addito indice, in quo tum antiquiora illarum, tum etiam Linnaeana occurrunt nomina. Editio nova.

Francofurti et Lipsaie, apud Joann. Georg. Fleischer, 1776. Folio (353 x 227mm). pp. 6, with 115 (4folded) engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, sp...

EUR 29,000

The work is an attractive illustrated dictionary of agriculture, treating, gardening, botany, hunting, breading of animals, bee-keeping, medicine, vineyards etc.

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

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

CURTUS, F. Ad vivium exprimebat.

Bologna, Guiseppe Longhi and Franciscus Curtus, c.1644. Small folio (275 x 200mm). With engraved title within a garland of flowers and ribbons, 31 ...

EUR 18,000

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

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

DEN NEDERLANDSCHEN VERSTANDIGEN HOVENIER, over de xii. maenden van het jaer. Beschryvende hoe men op de beste en bekwaemste maniere Hoven, Tuynen, Lust-Hoven en Boomgaerden zal verordineren, bereyden, beplanten en

bezaeyen. In dezen Gendschen druk veel vermeerdert en verbetert... Den elfsten druk. Door F.V.S. Pbr, vermeerdert en verbetert. Gend, Weduwe Steven...

EUR 900

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

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 (410 x 250mm). Leaves (6); 1, with engraved frontspiece portrait and 325 etched p...

EUR 13,000

one of the earliest treatises on 'garden flowers'

DODONAEUS, R. Florum, et Coronariarum Odoratarumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Altera editio.

Antwerp, C. Plantin, 1569. 8vo (165 x 107mm). pp. 311, (9), with Plantin's device on title and 109 mostly full-page woodcuts by Arnaud Nicolai and ...

EUR 1,800

Famous work on agriculture, gardening, cattle raising, as well as hunting and hawking

famous work on agriculture, gardening, cattle raising, as well as hunting and hawking.

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

The illustrations of the "Flore des Serres" depict flowers and plants for sale in the van Houtte's nursery; exotic plants figure extensively

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

Gand, van Houtte, 1845-1880. 23 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 155mm). With over 2500, nearly all coloured plates. Contemporary brown half calf, spines ...

EUR 15,000

a great number of woodcuts of trees

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

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

A very rare collection of catalogues of plants growing in the area of Altdorf (near Nuremberg), and in the botanical garden of Altdorf

HOFFMANN, M. Flora Altdorffinae deliciae Hortenses sive Catalogus Plantarum Horti Medici, quibus ... Anno Christi 1650 usque ad annum 1677 auctior est factus.

Altdorf, H.Meyer, (1677). 4to (190 x 160mm). pp. (4), 64, with double page engraved map, engraved by the author showing the medical garden of Altdo...

EUR 8,500

The work lists 110 foreign plants which Linneaus had introduced, among them many Siberian plants

rare catalogue of the plants growing in the Florence Botanical Garden

A rare early treatise on fruit trees, tree planting and crafting

MASCALL, L. A booke of the Arte and maner how to Plant and Graffe all sortes of Trees, how to set Stones and sowe Pepins, to make wilde Trees to graffe on, as also remedies and Medicines...

London, John Wight, 1582. Small 4to (190 x 132mm). pp. (24), 84, (12), large woodcut on title, one plate of grafting tools, 6 woodcuts in the text ...

EUR 9,800

rightly famous for its large decorative plates showing flowers only

MICHELI, P.A. Catalogus Plantarum Horti Caesare Florentini opus postumum iussu societatis botanicae editum, continuatum, et ipsius horti historia locupletatum ab Io. Targionio Tozzettio...

Florentiae, Bernardi Paperinii, 1748. Folio (355 x 245mm). pp. lxxxviii, 185, with engraved title vignette, several fine engraved initials and head...

EUR 2,500

first French edition of Miller's famous 'The Gardener's Dictionary'

MILLER, P. Dictionnaire des Jardiniers, contenant les méthodes les plus sûres et les plus modernes pour cultiver et améliorer les Jardin Potagers, à fruit, à fleurs et les Pépinieres...

Paris, Guillot/ Metz, Claude Lamort, 1785-1789. 10 volumes. 4to (252 x 205mm). With an engraved frontispiece and 34 engravings. Contemporary green ...

EUR 1,950

Philip Miller, called by Linnaeus 'the greatest gardener of his time', was director of the Chelsea Gardens

first edition of Rapin's celebrated poem on gardens, and a fine piece of book design

RAPIN, R. Hortorum libri IV. Cum disputatione de cultura hortensi.

Paris, Typographia Regia, 1665. 4to (255 x 198 mm). pp. (xxvi including frontispiece), 219 with engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette with royal...

EUR 7,500

The colouring of the plates is outstanding

REIDER, J.E. VON. Abbildung von fünf und zwanzig und Beschreibung von hundert der neuesten und merkwürdigsten Pelargonien. 1 & 2 Jahrgang.

Nürnberg, in der C.H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung, 1829-1830. 2 volumes, bound in one. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. (6), 130; pp. (2), 168, with 50 fine han...

EUR 1,900

the most important work on hyacinths published in the 18th century

(SAINT SIMON, M.H. DE). Des Jacintes, de leur anatomie, réproduction et culture.

Amsterdam, 1768. 4to (282 x 225mm). pp. (iv), 164, (4), 15, (1), with 10 folding engraved plates [bound up with:] Discours addressé à l'Académie...

EUR 950

SCHLECHTENDAL, D.F.L. Hortus Halensis tam vivus quam siccus Iconibus et Descriptionibus illustratus.

Fasc. I-III. Halis Saxonum, C.A. Schwetschke et Filium/ H.W. Schmidt, 1841-(1853). 4to. (I) pp. (4), 1-8, with engraved plates 1-4 (3 handcoloured)...

EUR 500

SCHLECHTENDAL, D.F.L. Hortus Halensis tam vivus quam siccus Iconibus et Descriptionibus illustratus.

Fasc. I-III. Halis Saxonum, C.A. Schwetschke et Filium/ H.W. Schmidt, 1841-(1853). 4to. (I) pp. (4), 1-8, with engraved plates 1-4 (3 handcoloured)...

EUR 500

plants growing in the Schönbrunn Gardens, the most splendid botanical garden of the period

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

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