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noble in conception and impressive in execution

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

First edition of this spectacular celebration of the flowering of the giant tropical water-lily, Victoria amazonica

HOOKER, W.J. and FITCH, W.H. Victoria Regia, or illustrations of the Royal Water-Lily, in a series of figures chiefly made from specimens flowering at Syon and at Kew.

London, Reeve and Benham, 1851. Broadsheet folio (747 x 545 mm). Complete with 4 very fine hand-coloured lithograph; 11 letterpress leaves, 4 blank...

EUR 30,000

(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

OS, G.J.J. VAN. Still life with a variety of flowers.

Watercolour, 315 x 250mm., signed 'G.J.J. Van Os f ', in ink in left lower corner, framed.

EUR 3,600

REICHENBACH, L. Icones Florae Germanicae et Helveticae simul Pedemontanae, ... Volumen V-VI.

Lipsiae, F. Hofmeister, 1841-1844. 2 volumes (bound in 1). 4to. pp. (4), 1-38; (4), 39-84, with 227engraved plates (numbered 129-198, 198B, 199-230...

EUR 450

REICHENBACH, L. Icones Florae Germanicae et Helveticae simul Pedemontanae, ... Volumen XI-XII.

Lipsiae, F. Hofmeister, 1849-1850. 2 volumes (bound in 1). 4to. pp. (4), 32; (4), 34, with 211 engraved plates (numbered 521-620; 621-731). Contemp...

EUR 450

REICHENBACH, L. Icones Florae Germanicae et Helveticae simul Pedemontanae, ... Volumen XXI.

Lipsiae, F. Hofmeister, 1867. 4to. pp. (4), 108, with 210 engraved plates (numbered 1842-2051). Contemporary half calf, richly gilt ornamented spin...

EUR 500

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

SONNINI, C.S. Traité des Asclépiades, particulièrement de l'Asclépiade de Syrie; précédé de quelques observations sur la culture du coton en France.

Paris, F. Buisson, 1810. 8vo (210 x 133mm). pp. (2), 146, with 2 handcoloured folded engraved plates. Recent red half morocco, spine with gilt lett...

EUR 1,200

The work is considered the rarest of the botanical works published in Belgium in the 19th century

VERSCHAFFELT, A. Nouvelle Iconographie des Camellias, contenant les figures et la description des plus rares, des plus nouvelles et des plus belles variétés de ce genre.

Gand, Verschaffelt, 1848-1860. 13 volumes. Royal-8vo (265 x 175mm). With 623 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary blue half morocco, spines with...

EUR 28,000