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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 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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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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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 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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The Hunter Sketchbook - Birds and Flowers of New South Wales, Drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet

By: Calaby, John (editor) (et al)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1989

Seller ID: 008815

ISBN: 0642104417

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 100 colour plates, small quarto, pp 251, paperback, a very slight wave to the pages and cover, personal inscription on front endpaper, very slight fading to the spine, otherwise a very good copy. [From the library of the botanical artist Wendy Page, with her blind-stamp on the title page.] VERY SCARCE {A HEAVY BOOK - EXTRA SHIPPING MAY BE REQUIRED} View more info

Image for Deutschlands technische pflanzen mit genauer beschreibung ihres arten-charakters ihres vorkommens ihrer blüthezeit und dauer ihres anbaus ihrer eigenschaften ihrer anwendung und vollständiger aufführung ihrer synonymen

Deutschlands technische pflanzen mit genauer beschreibung ihres arten-charakters ihres vorkommens ihrer blüthezeit und dauer ihres anbaus ihrer eigenschaften ihrer anwendung und vollständiger aufführung ihrer synonymen

By: Calwer, C.G.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Krais & Hoffmann: 1854

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014798

Condition: Very Good


Dritte Abtheilung. Small slim quarto, pp vi, 50, (ii), with 12 very fine hand-coloured lithographic plates. The text pages show a little age-toning, with some foxing around the margins; the plates are exceptionally bright and clean. Neatly bound in green cloth, probably dating from the 1930's. The bookplate is of Kenneth Lazenby, a founder member of the Alpine Garden Society. RARE. View more info

Image for Deutschland Feld- und Gartengewächse" mit genauer Beschreibung ihres Arten-Charakters, ihres Vorkommens, ihrer Blüthezeit und Dauer, ihres Anbaues, ihrer Anwendung, und vollständiger Aufführung ihrer Synonymen

Deutschland Feld- und Gartengewächse" mit genauer Beschreibung ihres Arten-Charakters, ihres Vorkommens, ihrer Blüthezeit und Dauer, ihres Anbaues, ihrer Anwendung, und vollständiger Aufführung ihrer Synonymen

By: Calwer, C.G.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Krais & Hoffmann: 1852

Seller ID: 015126

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with 36 coloured plates, (including three of potatoes, two of other root vegetables, two of mushrooms, ten of cereals and grasses, many other agricultural and horticultural crops including melons), quarto, pp xii, 276, some age-toning and foxing throughout though the plates are clear of foxing, smartly re-bound in green cloth, very good. View more info

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The Banks/Cook Portfolio

By: Carter, Harold B.; David, Andrew C.E.; (Gilbert, Pamela - editor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Melbourne and London, Hill House Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009176

ISBN: 0947352060

Condition: As New


Limited edition of 500 copies only. Illustrated, folio, pp 112, green cloth, a very good copy. The first trade edition, without the brochure of other illustrations. [Comprises two major essays - "Sir Joseph Banks as the Father of Australia", and "Captain Cook's Second Voyage and His Chart of the Southern Hemisphere", together with two appendices - "Franz Andreas Bauer" and "The Banks Copper Engraving of the Great Pacific Ocean". With two portaits of Banks, two botanical plates (by L'Heritier and Franz Bauer), 10 plates of charts or maps, and seven other pla... View more info

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The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, Containing Two Hundred and Twenty Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants.

By: Catesby, Mark; Frick, Georg (introduction) & Ewan, Joseph (notes)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, The Beehive Press: 1974

Seller ID: 009630

Condition: New


NEW. 50 very fine colour plates, each in card folder with descriptive text, together with a red cloth-bound volume of introduction, reproducing all the plates in black and white, elephant folio, in green folding solander case. A very good copy. SCARCE. [Facsimile of the 1771 edition, and limited to 500 sets]. {Very heavy - extra postage will be required} View more info

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Plant Portraits

By: Chatto, Beth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014365

ISBN: 0460046004

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with striking watercolour images by Jill Coombs and line drawings by Christine Grey-Wilson, large slim horizontal octavo, pp109, (iii), very clean internally, grey cloth with slightly bruised corners, the dustwrapper is price-clipped and is creased, torn and repaired, but now nicely protected in a removable clear cover. View more info