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
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
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
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
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
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
Hu, H. H. and W. Y. Chun
Icones Plantarum Sinicarum. Fascicle 3, 4 and 5 [of 5].
Shanghai, Commercial Press, 1933-1937. Folio (44.7 x 31.1 cm). Each fascicle with 50 pp. of text and 50 fine plates (i.e., 150 pp. and 150 plates in total). All in original, uniform printed wrappers with European and Chinese lettering.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
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
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