Pomology - Fruits

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Landwirtsc...
Babo, A. Freiherr von
Landwirtschaftliche Tafeln. XVII (II. Serie). Obstpalier. Zusammengestellt und beschrieben von A Freih. v. Babo.
Wien, Anton Hartinger & Sohn, 1869. Very large, oblong folded, chromolithographed sheet (58.7 x 71.3 cm) in printed pocket (20.5 x 12 cm).
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€150.00
Rare large plate of mid-19th-century fruit espalier
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
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. and 80 (of probably 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
Le Moniteu...
Siebold, P. F. von and P. Melvill de Carnbee
Le Moniteur des Indes Orièntales et Occidentales, recueil de memoires et de notices scientifiques et industriels, de nouvelles et de faits, importants concernant les possessions Néerlandaises, d'Asie et d'Amérique... avec la coopération de plusieurs membres de la Société des Arts et de Sciences de Batavia. I-III(1-4).
La Haye et Batavia, Belinfante et l'Imprimerie de l'État, 1846-1848. In two volumes, and four issues. Large 4to (30.7 x 23.5; 32.0 x 25 cm). Volume I (1845-1847): title page, frontispiece (portrait), vi pp., half title to Première partie (sciences, arts et industrie), 342 pp., half title to Deuxième partie (revue coloniale), 128 pp; 5 maps (of which 4 larger, folding), two plates of which one hand-coloured (of 3). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Marbled endpapers, speckled edges; Volume II [12 issues in 10] (1847-1848), half titles to Première partie and Deuxième partie, ii, 392, 116, [ii], viii pp.; engraved portrait (to be used as frontispiece), four large, folded maps, and four plates on three sheets; Volume III [four issues in three] (1848): 148, 32 pp. Both volumes in original printed wrappers.
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€3,500.00
At the time already expensive and now very rare periodical on the Dutch Colonies, in particular in the East Indies