37 items found
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
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
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
Jordan, [C. T.] A.
Observations sur plusieurs plantes nouvelles rares ou critiques de la France. Premier fragment - Quatrième fragment.
Paris, Maison; Leipzig, T. O. Weigel, 1846. Four parts in one. Tall 8vo (25.7 x 16.0 cm). 375 pp.; 22 engraved plates of which several partly hand-coloured [1: 47 pp.; five plates (four larger, folded; one partly hand-coloured); 2: 39 pp.; two large, folding, partly hand-coloured plates); 3: half-title, title page, 254 pp.; 13 large, folded plates (numbered 1-12, 1bis) of which one partly coloured; 4: 37 pp.; two large, folded plates]. Contemporary dark green half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt floral ornaments and title. Marbled endpapers.Read more
[Retzius, A. J.]
Nomenclator botanicus enumerans plantas omnes in Systematis Naturae edit. XII. Specier. plantarum edit. II. et mantissis binis a illustr. D. Car. von Linné arch. reg. equit. aurat. etc. descriptas.
Lipsiae, I. F. Junium, 1772. 8vo (20.3 x 12.5 cm). 140 ["279"], [xv] pp. Original blind speckled wrappers.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
Morren, C. (ed.)
l'Horticulteur Belge, Journal des Jardiniers et Amateurs. Volumes 1-5. [All published].
Bruxelles, Bureau du Journal and Établissement Encyclographique, 1833-1837. Five volumes in five. 4to (24.2 x 15.5 cm). Numerous text engravings and 119 nicely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform half calf over marbled boards, spines with four raised, gilt-ornamented bands, gilt pattered spine feet, compartments with blind-tooled vignettes and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.Read more
Rothschild, J. (ed.)
Les plantes a feuillage coloré. histoire - description - culture - emploi des espèces les plus remarquables pour la décoration des parcs - jardins - serres - appartements. Deuxième édition ... Nouvelle série.
Paris, J. Rothschild, 1872. 4to (26.2 x 18.5 cm). viii, 124 pp.; 60 fine chromolithographed plates, 60 text engravings. Contemporary crimson quarter calf over red pebbled cloth (by J. Huss). Spine with five raised bands. Compartment rich gilt and with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.Read more
Kerchove de Denterghem, O. de
Les palmiers. Histoire iconographique.
Paris, J. Rothschild, 1878. Large 8vo (26.2 x 17.3 cm). viii, 348 pp.; 40 fine chromolithographed plates and 228 illustrations in the text. Contemporary half leather binding with decorated gilt spine and marbled boards. Red endpapers. All edges gilt.Read more
Journal of a Botanical Excursion in the Northeastern parts of the states of Pennsylvania and New York during the year 1807.
Philadelphia, PA, Brinckloe and Marot,  1869. 8vo (18.1 x 12.3 cm) 87 pp. Contemporary (original?) limp pebbled cloth. Spine with later, elongate morocco label with gilt title.Read more
Lashkarev, A. Y.
Illustrirovannaya klassifikashya glavnishikh sortov Lugovikh Trav. S kratkim opisaniem kazhdoi travy v otdel`nosti. [Illustrated classification of the main cultivated grasses in Russia. With a short description of each herb separately].
St. Petersburg, Department of State Papers, 1898. Folio (33.8 x 25.5 cm). half title and title page in red and black; [iii], xi pp.; 108 coloured chromolithographed plates, each accompanied by one or more explanatory text leaves. Contemporary diced Russia over lined boards. Gilt title on the spine.Read more