Pomology - Fruits

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Flore pitt...
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.
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€12,000.00
Outstanding Cuban and Caribbean botanical illustrations by the explorer Descourtilz
Kumno Zui...
Nakamura, T.
Kumno Zui Taisei Kyûkôdô.
Kyoto, [1789]. Illustrated encyclopaedia for young people. 21 parts in 10 [all published]. 8vo size (21.9 x 15.4 cm; box 23.6 x 17.0 x 8.8 cm). Text in Japanese; 150 wood engravings. Original blue stiff stitched paper wrappers. Contained in a nice recent drop back box with copied illustrations from the book.
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€1,950.00
Willemoes-Suhm’s copy bought and inscribed by him... one of the last things he ever wrote
Pomologia...
Noort, M. van
Pomologia Batava of afbeelding en beschrijving van onderscheidene soorten van appelen en peeren, welke in de Nederlandsche gewesten worden gekweekt. Allen naar het leven in kleuren geteekend en beschreven.
Leiden, C. C. van der Hoek [1830-ca. 1844]. 4to (26.6 x 21.6 cm). [iv], 4, 80 pp.; 80 (of perhaps 85) fine lithographic plates, finely coloured by hand, and each with accompanying letterpress text leaves. Contemporary black polished half morocco over marbled boards, spine rich gilt. Marbled endpapers.
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€12,500.00
The greatest pomological rarity