Advanced search

Botany

All works on flowering plants, algae, mosses, fungi, trees, etc 183 items found

Subcategories

List view
Grid view

Naturhistorischer Atlas. Zu Kaisers sowie zu jeder anderen Naturgeschichte. Enthaltend: zahlreiche Abbildungen zum Gebrauche für den anschaulichen naturgeschichtlichen...

Langensalza, Hermann Beyer, [N.D. but ca. 1875]. Oblong folio (42.0 x 34.0 cm). Printed front wrapper, and twelve chromolithographed plates. Contemporary blind, green, pebbled quarter cloth over marbled boards. Later paper label with gilt title mounted on the...

Read more...
200,00
Inquiry
A surprisingly rare and colourful natural history atlas

Allioni, C.

Flora Pedemontana sive enumeratio methodica stirpium indigenarum pedemontii.

Torino, Briolus, 1785. In two text volumes and one atlas. Folio (text 40.0 x 26.0 cm; atlas 43.5 x 29.0 cm). Three half titles, and title pages in red and black, with allegorical vignettes. Tomus primus: xix, 344 pp.; Tomus secundus: 366, xxxiv, (1) pp.;...

Read more...
3.800,00
Inquiry
The magnum opus of Carlo Allioni introducing with many newly discovered plants

[Anonymous dendrologist]

Tropical (Malayan archipelago) xylotheque in wooden box.

Indonesia, ca. 1950-1960. 114 wood-samples, each of ca. 10 x 7.5 x 1 cm, with printed labels. Preserved in tailor-made wooden box (37.5 x 29.5 x 12.5 cm). With metal clasps.

Read more...
950,00
Inquiry
A fine collection of uniform tropical - Malayan - wood samples

[Anonymous, but probably A. Malard]

Manuscript on algae.

No place, no publisher, no date [but ca. 1900]. 8vo (various sizes). 65 original parts with hundreds of handwritten notes and drawings in black-and-white and in colour. All contained in an original portfolio, size 25 x 20 x 9.5 cm.

Read more...
1.250,00
Inquiry
A unique manuscript on French algae

Anthophilus, I. [J. G. Mueller?]

Wohlbewährtes Garten-Buch, worinnen nicht nur von vielen seltenen Geheimnissen sondern auch von den Pflanzen, Blumen, und andern Garten-Gewächsen, auch der Baum-Zucht...

Luzern und Strassburg, gedruckt auf Kosten guter Freunde, 1758. 8vo (18.0 x 11.2 cm). Engraved frontispiece, title in red and black. [iv], 370, [vi] pp. Eight engraved plates with 12 figures. Chapters with woodcut vignettes. Original wooden panel with paper...

Read more...
850,00
Inquiry
A very rare work dealing with horticulture and trees: Only four copies recorded in OCLC

Auer, A.,

Die Entdeckung des Naturselbstdruckes oder die Erfindung ganzen Herbarien, Stoffen, Spitzen, Stickereien und überhaupt allen Originalien und Copien... als auch mit...

Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. 4to (33.0 x 25.8 cm). 75 pp. of text in double column in four languages; German, English, Italian and French. With 15 (of 19) nature printed plates and four lithographed facsimile letters at the end. Later blind...

Read more...
1.250,00
Inquiry
Rare first edition of Auer's most famous publication

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).

Read more...
150,00
Inquiry
Rare large plate of mid-19th-century fruit espalier

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, printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1900-1905. Three parts in three. Folio (47.5 x 31.5 cm). Title and 102 pp., followed by 320 lithographed plates (numbered 1-318, 41A, and 45A) and three folding maps. The plates are...

Read more...
7.500,00
Inquiry
The first publication of the illustrations by Banks and Solander of Australian plants

Bel, J.

Les champignons supérieur du Tarn. Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie des Sciences de Toulouse (Medaillon d'or).

Paris, J. B. Baillière et fils, 1889. 8vo (21.5 x 14.5 cm). 198 [i] pp., 32 chromolithographed plates. Later half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled endpapers.

Read more...
750,00
Inquiry
A rare work on fungi from southern France

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

Read more...
2.500,00
Inquiry
Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Anvers [Antwerpen, Antwerp], Christofle Plantin, 1555. Small, thick 8vo (14.3 x 9.4 x 4.5 cm). [lxxvi], 375 numbered leaves [= 749 pp.], one printed leaf with the privilege, one larger, folded map/view. Later vellum. Spine with black printed title.

Read more...
6.500,00
Inquiry
The most influential work on the history, geography and natural history of the Near and Middle East

Bentham, G.

Notes on the classification, history and geographical distribution of Compositae.

London, The Linnean Society of London, [1873]. 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...
200,00
Inquiry
A rare work on the systematics of the composite plants