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Tulipiana Grafica

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Graphic Export Centre: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014755

Condition: Very Good


Not dated - 1966 ??]. Slim quarto, 8 pages, paperback, with three loose illustrations of seventeenth century tulips by Judith Leyster; the text comprises merely one page each in French, English and Dutch. A very good copy. SCARCE. The plates are reproduced from watercolours owned by Th. Hoog, Haarlem which are dated 1643 - it is unlikely that they have been reproduced elsewhere. [Judith Jans Leyster (also Leijster) (c. 1609 - 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. She painted genre works, portraits, and still lifes. Although her work was highly regarded by her contemporaries, Leyster and he... View more info

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The Kew Magazine, Volume 4 Part 1 - 200TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1787-1987 (Curtis's Botanical Magazine).

By: (Desmond, Ray. Donald, Duncan. Mathew, Brian.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Association with Collingridge: 1987

Seller ID: 001096

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp 56, paperback, red covers with portrait of William Curtis on upper cover, very slightly worn. (A celebratory edition, including a FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST TWO PARTS OF CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE, with 6 colour plates. Also a biography of Curtis by Ray Desmond, a note on Curtis at the Chelsea Physick Garden by Duncan Donald, and modern notes on the plants depicted.] View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

By: Alfonso, Susanna & Garnatje, Teresa

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: New


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (56), paperback, a very good copy. [The daffodil article extends to fifteen pages with a map and 10 botanical line drawings. In addition, there are the seven fine botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Joanna Langhorne, Gillian Condy and Linda Gurr, depicting Dendrochilum javierense, Aloe affinis, Clematis urophylla, Maihuenia poeppigii, Lathyrus davidii, Digitalis minor and Primula moupinensis.] View more info

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Drawings of Florida Orchids

By: Ames, Blanche & Oakes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Botanical Museum, Harvard: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012705

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 190, paperback, covers very slightly worn, but really a very good copy. [The illustrations are mainly line drawings, though some were originally etchings or heliotypes, now converted to lino-cuts.] View more info

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Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1995

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 008344

ISBN: 0292704674

Condition: As New


New edition. Well illustrated with 34 fine botanical colour plates, a few other illustrations, large quarto, pp (xvi), 186, very clean internally, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2  - including 'Some Confusing Cassias'  and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2 - including 'Some Confusing Cassias' and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

By: Andrews, Susyn; Knees, Sabina & Beckett, Kenneth A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 009050

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp 48, a very good copy. [The main two articles are illustrated with a few line drawings. The six fine botanical plates, with accompanying text, are by Mark Fothergill, Christabel King and Pandora Sellars and feature Lemboglossum cervantesii, Dendrathema yezoense, Sarracenia psittacina, Corydalis popovii, Zaluskinskya microsiphon and Arum pictum.] View more info

The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes

By: Argent, George. Andrews, Susyn. Nelson, E Charles. Green, Peter S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden Kew: 1991

Seller ID: 002936

Condition: As New


Illustrated with 6 botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Mary Bates etc, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes George Argent on Three Interesting Bromeliads from South America, Peter Green on Ligustrum Sempervirens, Susyn Andrews on Cornus nuttallii, Rosemary Simpson on Nepenthes rajah, and entries by Isobyl La Croix and Kenneth Beckett. Also a 5 page article by Rosemary Simpson on "Plants in Peril : Nepenthes rajah", and for the accompanying article by Charles Nelson - "The Waxing of a Glorious Rajah" which descibes the history of the plant in Victorian times, the wax m... View more info

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The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens' & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

By: Argent, George; Maunder, Michael; Nelson, E. Charles.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 008579

Condition: As New


Illustrated with 6 colour plates by Rodella Purves and other line drawings, 8vo, paperback, a very good copy. (This volume covers mainly Vireya Rhododendrons. Other articles : The Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Southern Somalia - by Michael Maunder, (who also contributes Plants in Peril - Ulmus wallichiana), Some Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens - by Charles Nelson.) View more info

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The Garden of Pinks

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £11.25

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014205

Condition: Good


Illustrated with a colour frontispiece and 44 plates of charming line drawings, octaveo, pp x, 142, fore-edge foxed, endpapers heavily browned, otherwise clean and sound internally, blue cloth age-toned, the spine very dull and slightly worn. View more info

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The Poppy and Other Deadly Plants

By: Baskin, Esther

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press (a Seymour Lawrence Book): 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014343

Condition: Very Good


With very atmospheric illustrations by Leonard Baskin, slim quarto, pp 74, black cloth, a very fine copy in a slightly worn and chipped dustwrapper with one closed tear on the upper cover. View more info

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The Fruits of the Earth

By: Bianchini, F. & Corbetta F. (introduction by Maurice Messegue)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1988

Seller ID: 014241

ISBN: 1870630106

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with very attractive watercolour plates, quarto, pp 303, very clean internally, brown cloth very slightly worn, in a good dustwrapper which is a little worn and creased around the edges. [A beautiful tribute to edible plants.] View more info

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The Art of Botanical Illustration

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009458

Condition: Very Good


First edition, illustrated, large octavo, pp xxxii, 304, fore-edge browned, pages a little age-toned, endpapers unevenly faded, otherwise very clean internally, cloth faded and very slightly age-toned, a very faint suggestion of a crease to the spine, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is browned, chipped and slightly frayed, a little foxed externally and more foxed internally with three internal tape repairs. With a Collins advertising card loosely inserted. View more info

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British Flowering Plants - (4 volumes)

By: Boulger, G.E.S. (illus Mrs Henry Perrin)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013226

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes, quarto, with 300 colour plates by Mrs Henry Perrin, top edge gilt, in original white buckram which is in very bright condition. A heavy set - extra postage will be needed. [The plates show slight spotting on the reverse, rather like light foxing but dark grey; very occasionally it shows on the printed surface]. {Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies - this set being number 375} View more info

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The Genus Arum [A Kew Magazine Monograph]

By: Boyce, Peter

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015055

ISBN: 0112500854

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 16 fine colour plates by Pandora Sellars and Ann Farrer, octavo, pp 196, very clean internally, grey cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper shows very slight signs of use, but overall an extremely good copy. VERY SCARCE View more info

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A Northeast Folio, produced to accompany an exhibition of works by contemporary botanical printmakers at the Hunt Institute

By: Brindle, John V. & White, James J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010133

Condition: Very Good


LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES.Comprises brief introductory text and 17 folded sheets, each showing several examples of each artist's work - Grace Albee, Steven Barbash, Gerard Brender a Brandis, Marvin hayes, Jacques Hnizdovsky, Alex Katz, Hugh Kepets, Robert Kipniss, Vaino Kola, Michael mazur, Tjelda Michas, Barry Moser, Lowell Nesbitt, Arcadia Olenska-Petryshyn, Gabor Peterdi, Elaine Simel and Richard Claude Ziemann] View more info

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Reflections From the Third Day - photographic revelations of plant design

By: Brindle, John V. & White, James J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013824

ISBN: 0913196297

Condition: Very Good


[Catalogue of an Exhibition, 20th November 1978 to 16th February 1979]. Illustrated, large slim square octavo, pp 60, very slightly age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn. View more info

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The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011060

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers very lightly marked, otherwise clean internally, buckram rather bleached in places, a little abrasure of the cloth in the bottom corner of the upper cover, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is a little worn and frayed with some dustiness and age-browning. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

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The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013211

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers a little foxed, otherwise clean internally, buckram only slightly faded, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is slightly worn and marked, with slight loss here and there. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

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The Indigenous Grasses of New Zealand

By: Buchanan, John

Price: £230.00

Publisher: Wellington, George Didsbury, Governemnt Printer: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015177

Condition: Good


Folio, 64 fine plates of botanical line drawings, with accompanying text pages (unpaginated), the lower corner is a little bruised throughout, the title page is very slightly frayed, there is slight faint offsetting on to two of the plates, later green cloth with red morocco label, very slightly worn. RARE. View more info

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Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters

By: Butler, Patricia

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014753

ISBN: 1851493573

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 143, very clean internally, blue cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper shows just very slight signs of use. [Botanical illustration and flower painting are perhaps two of the most skilled and captivating forms of expression in the history of art and Irish artists have excelled in these fields. The author presents a general survey of the subject from an Irish standpoint, covering the period from 1729 to the end of the twentieth century and defining the styles and techniques of the individual artists. Considerable original research into both public and ... View more info