40 items found
Clarke, C. B.
Commelynaceae et Cyrtandraceae Bengalenses (paucis aliis ex terris adjacentibus additis).
Calcutta, Thacker, Spink and Co., Publishers to the Calcutta University, 1874. Large folio (52.4 x 34.3 cm). Half title, title page, 133, ii (index) pp.; 95 lithographed plates (plate I-XCIII, LXXXVII bis, LXXXIX bis). Somewhat later green half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine.Read more
Correvon, [L.] H.
Fleurs des champs et des bois. [Dedication copy with author's typed letter, signed]
Neuchatel, Deleachaux & Niestlé, . 8vo (20.5 x 14.8 cm). 260 pp.; 75 coloured plates after watercolours by Ms S. Rivier. Original pictorial boards with colourful floral endpapers.Read more
New Zealand ferns. Prepared and mounted by T. Cranwell.
Auckland (Parnell), T. Cranwell, no date [before 1877]. Small folio (27.8 x 22.3 cm). 30 sheets with mounted ferns, each with a small, mounted label with the Latin name. Original green leather spine and carved rimu wood-panels. Marbled endpapers. Contained in recent clamshell box (30.6 x 24.7 x 4.9 cm) of black cloth with black morocco label with gilt ornamental bands and title on the 'spine'.Read more
Curtis's 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 and coloured. To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the system of Linnaeus; their places of growth, times of flowering: together with the most approved methods of culture. Vol LIX (59) of the New Series; or Vol. CXXIX (129) of the whole work.
London, Samuel Curtis, 1903. 8vo (23.7 x 15.2 cm). Title page with engraved vignette; dedication page (to George Nicholson, late Curator of the Royal Gardens, Kew); 60 fine engraved plates with original hand-colouring (many larger, folded), and accompanying text.Read more
The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed... To which are added, their names, class, order, generic and specific characters, according to the celebrated Linnaeus; their places of growth, and times of flowering: together with the most approved methods of culture. A work intended for the use of such ladies, gentlemen, and gardeners, as wish to become scientifically acquainted with the plants they cultivate. Volumes 1-53 and index.
London, for the author, -1793-1826. 4to (24.5 x 15.5 cm). With 2709 hand-coloured engraved plates (over 150 of these folding and a few uncoloured). A complete set of the first and second series. Bound in contemporary green half calf with gilt lettering and marbled boards.Read more
Descourtilz, M. E.
Flore pittoresque et médicale des Antilles, ou histoire naturelle des plantes usuelles des colonies Françaises, Anglaises, Espagnoles et Portugaises; Peinte d'après les dessins faits sur les lieux par M. J. Th. Descourtilz.
Paris, Privately published by Descourtilz (1827-1829, 1833). In eight volumes. 8vo (20.2 x 12.8 cm). Half-titles, title pages, 2810 pp.; 600 hand-coloured engraved plates. Beautiful contemporary style uniform black grained half calf with gilt ornaments and titles on spines.Read more
The Botanical Register: or ornamental flower-garden and shrubbery. Volumes 1-33 [AND] the appendix by John Lindley being the systematic index and sketch of the vegetation of the Swan river colony in Australia. [All published].
London, J. Ridgway, 1815-1847. 34 volumes. Large 8vo (24.2 x 15.3 cm). Text and 2,707 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates and three plain engravings for a total of 2,710 plates, plus nine hand-coloured engraved plates in the appendix. Very nice half green morocco bindings by Bernard Middleton. Spines with five raised bands, gilt floral vignettes and title. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.Read more
Ettingshausen, C., von
Die Fossile Flora des Tertiär-Beckens von Bilin. I Theil. (Enthaltend die Thallophyten, Kryptogamischen Gefässpflanzen; Monokotyledonen, Coniferen, Julifloren und Oleraceen).
Wien, Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1867. 4to (29.6 x 23.1 cm). 95 pp.; 30 tinted lithographed plates. Later boards, printed label mounted on front board.Read more
Ettingshausen, C. Von
Die Tertiär-Floren der Oesterreichischen Monarchie. [I] Vorwort. Die tertiäre Flora der Umgebungen von Wien; 2. Die tertiäre Flora von Häring in Tirol; 3. Steinkohlenflora von Raditz in Böhmen; Tertiär-Flora von Szakadat und Thalheim in Siebenbürgen [by K. J. Andrae].
Wien, kaiserlich-königlichen geologischen Reichsanstalt, 1851-(1855). Folio (34.5 x 25.0 cm). 277 pp. [36; 118; 74; 49] pp.; one coloured map, 77 fine tinted lithographed plates. [5; 31; 29 (including two large, folded); 12]. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and title. Speckled edges.Read more
Faber, F. C. Von
Die Kraterpflanzen Javas in physiologisch-ökologischer Beziehung.
Buitenzorg, 's Lands Plantentuin - Botanischer Garten, 1927. Large 8vo (24.1 x 17.0 cm). iv, 119 pp.; 12 text illustrations, 18 fine photographic plates. A unique pattered batik-cloth binding with gilt title on the spine and front board. Original printed front wrapper bound in.Read more
Synoptical Flora of North America. I, II, Supplement. [All published, including the very rare supplement].
New York, NY, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, 1878-1897. Large 8vo (24.4 x 17.2 cm). 1545 pp. [I(I) xv, 506; I(II) 474; II(I) vii, 402; Supplements and indexes pp. 445-480, 389-492, 392(1)]. Contemporary uniform green buckram with gilt title on the spines (main volumes), blue half cloth over marbled boards (supplement).Read more
Gray, A. and I. Sprague
Genera florae Americae Boreali-Orientalis illustrata. The genera of the plants of the United States, illustrated by figures and analyses from nature, by Isaac Sprague. Superintended, and with descriptions, &c. by Asa Gray. Vol. I. Plates 1-100, Vol. II. Plates 101-186. (Complete).
Boston, MA, James Munroe, New York, NY, George P. Putnam, 1848-1849. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.5 x 15.1 cm). 460 (230; 230) pp.; 186 (100; 86) engraved plates. Original uniform black blind-stamped cloth. Gilt title on the spines. Yellow endpapers.Read more