Spermophyta - Flowering Plants
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Banks, J. and D. Solander and J. Britten
Illustrations of the botany of Captain Cook's voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour in 1768-71. Australian plants.
London, the Trustees of the British Museum, 1900-1905. Three parts in three. Folio (47.5 x 31.5 cm). Title and 102 pp.,; 320 lithographed plates (numbered 1-318, 41A, and 45A) and three folding maps. The plates are photolithographic reproductions of original engraved proof plates by F. P. Nodder, James Miller, J. F. Miller, and John Cleveley that were never published. The set is bound in uniform black buckram with gilt lettering on spine, reading: Cook's First voyage. Australian plants, and the plate numbers contained in each volume.Read more
Notes on the classification, history and geographical distribution of Compositae.
London, The Linnean Society of London, . 8vo (21.0 x 13.2 cm). 243 pp.; four lithographed plates. Nice contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with four raised bands. Rich gilt compartments and title. Marbled endpapers; speckled edges.Read more
Catalogue des plantes indigènes des Pyrénées et du Bas Languedoc, avec des notes et observations sur les espèces nouvelles ou peu connues; précédé d'une Notice sur un voyage botanique fait dans les Pyrénées pendant l'été de 1825.
Paris, Madame Huzard, 1826. 8vo (20.7 x 12.5 cm [board size 21.3 x 13.3 cm]. 128 pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine rich gilt with ornamental bands and vignettes; and with red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled edges. original printed wrappers bound in.Read more
Boehmer, G. R.
Spermatologiae vegetabilis. Pars I. De seminum existentia differentia et usu. Pars II. De seminum ortu foecundatione et incremento. Pars III. De seminum collectione duratione et conservatione. Pars IV. De seminum ad sementem praeparatione. Pars V. De seminum satione. Pars VI. De germinationis adminiculis. Pars VII et ultima. De germinatione. [Complete].
Vitembergae [Wittenberg], Carolus Christianus Dürrius, 1777-1784. Seven parts in one. 4to (20.0 x 17.0 cm). 218 pp.; several nice wood-engraved vignettes. Original boards. Spine with handwritten paper label.Read more
On Cyrtandreae. From Horsfield's Plantae Javanicae rariores. [Preprint or "preissue"].
London, R. and J. Taylor, 1839. Folio (38.0 x 27.6 cm). Title page, 22 pp. (numbered 1-3, [4 blank) 105-122]; two fine, tissue-guarded engraved plates. Contemporary quarter cloth over blind boards.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
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