4 items found
A fine, well-preserved herbarium of heathers
A very rare, large format, dried fern album with wooden panels
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
A fine herbarium with Edelweiss and Vatican plants
Stracké, L. [U. E.]
Herbarium with plants from Rome, Vatican City and the Netherlands.
Italy, The Netherlands, unpublished, ca. 1877-1929. Folio (40.0 x 23.7 cm). 101 leaves with dried plants mounted. Contemporary burgundy half morocco over grained scarlet morocco. Owner's name in gilt on front board.Read more
A rare, early herbarium with well-preserved alpine plants