Vilmorin & Cie: Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d’hiver et de printemps.
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Taylor, H.V.
The plums of England.
London, Crosby Lockwood, 1949, pp. viii, 151, (29, adv.), 32 colour-plates (photos with fruits in natural size), small 4to (185 x 243 mm), cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 35
  
Thaer, Konrad Wilhelm Albrecht
System der Landwirtschaft.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1896, 2. edition, pp. x, 436, (2, adv.), a few text-illustrations, 8vo, embossed decorated cloth (spine faded). Library stamp on title-page. Well preserved copy.
€ 75
Thaer, Konrad Wilhelm Albrecht: System der Landwirtschaft.
Thiel, H. (preface)
Die deutsche Landwirtschaft auf der Weltausstellung in Paris 1900.
Bonn, Carl Georgi, 1900, pp. xx, 468, a few text-illustrations and map, 8vo, printed wrappers.
€ 30
Timmer, Willy Johan
Object en methode der sociale agronomie. Vijf landhuishoudkundige opstellen betreffende enkele grondslagen eener doorschouwde en rationeele methodiek der landbouwvoorlichting in Indonesië.
(Batavia, 1947), pp. [ix], 249, (4, theses, 1, errata), 8vo, printed stiff wrappers. Thesis.
€ 25
Tracy, Michael
Agriculture in Western Europe. Crises and adaption since 1880.
London, Jonathan Cape, 1964, pp. 415, a few text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Trappen, J.E. van der
Herbarium vivum, of verzameling van gedroogde voorbeelden van nuttige gewassen, vooral van dezulke, die in Nederland inlandsch zijn of geteeld worden, en wier kennis voor landbouw, handel en fabrijken belangrijk is, met derzelver beschrijving.
Haarlem, Loosjes, 1839-1843, 2 volumes, pp. v-xvi (half-title missing), 747, 1 plate; xvi, 955; 8vo, half calf with marbled boards, gilt-decorated spines with red morocco label (top of one spine slightly rubbed). Library stamps on title-pages. Nice copy.
€ 320
* Stafleu & Cowan 14.873.
Trappen, J.E. van der: Herbarium vivum, of verzameling van gedroogde voorbeelden van nuttige gewassen, vooral van dezulke, die in Nederland inlandsch zijn of geteeld worden, en wier kennis voor landbouw, handel en fabrijken belangrijk is, met derzelver beschrijving.
Uilkens, Theodorus Frederik
De landbouw in zijne graangewassen beschouwd. Handboek voor den landbouw in Nederland en Oost-Indië. I.
Groningen, P. Noordhoff, 1864, pp. [iv*], xviii, 454, folding table, small 8vo, half cloth with mounted printed front wrapper (library binding). Library stamps.
€ 60
The author was a Dutch protestant minister, botanist and horticulturist. He studied theology at Groningen and was minister at Wehe and Zuurdijk.
Ulrich, Bernhard
Boden und Pflanze. Ihre Wechselbeziehungen in physikalisch-chemischer Betrachtung.
Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1961, pp. viii, 115, text-illustrations, large 8vo, printed wrappers, dust-jacket (rubbed). Some pencil markings.
€ 20
Ulrich, Roger
La vie des fruits. Origine, développement, structure, physiologie, composition chimique, maturation, senescence, chute, champignons nuisibles.
Paris, Masson, 1952, pp. [iii], 370, (1), 134 text-illustrations and 16 photo-plates, square 8vo, uncut, decorated stiff wrappers (spine-ends missing).
€ 30
Valentini, Michael Bernhard
Historia simplicium reformata, sub Musei museorum titulo antehâc in vernaculâ edita, jam autem in gratiam exterorum, sub directione, emendatione & locupletatione autoris, à D. Joh. Conrado Beckero latio restituta. Accedit India literata, e lingua belgica primum in germanicam translata, nunc verò, ad desiderium exterorum latinitate donata, longe auctior reddita, novisque figuris aeneis illustrata Christophoro Bernhardo Valentini.
Francofurti ad Moenum [Frankfurt], Officina Zunneriana & Johannem Adamum Jungium, 1716, 1. edition, 2 parts in 1 volume, pp. [xxvi], 376, 377-664, (15), engraved title-vignette and 30 engraved plates (5 folding or double-page), folio (210 x 350 mm), vellum with gilt lettering on frontcover "Cancell. Martisb. 1716" and gilt-lettered and decorated label on spine. Fine copy.
€ 3.000
Extensive encyclopedic work on exotic natural products and their domestic and pharmaceutical use, with chapters on coffee, tobacco, tea, cacao, vanilla, serpents, etc.
provenance: Bibliotheca pharmacia J.M.H. van de Sande (book-plate).
* Pritzel 9664; Nissen BBI 2036.
  Valentini, Michael Bernhard: Historia simplicium reformata, sub Musei museorum titulo antehâc in vernaculâ edita, jam autem in gratiam exterorum, sub directione, emendatione & locupletatione autoris, à D. Joh. Conrado Beckero latio restituta. Accedit India literata, e lingua belgica primum in germanicam translata, nunc verò, ad desiderium exterorum latinitate donata, longe auctior reddita, novisque figuris aeneis illustrata Christophoro Bernhardo Valentini.
Vanierius, J. (Vanière, Jacques)
Praedium rusticum. Editio novissima, aucta et emendata, cum figuris aeneis.
Coloniae, Munatianae [Basel], Johann Rudolf Thurneisen, 1750, new edition, pp. [v*], ix, 320, (6, index), frontispiece engraved by Chovin and 16 plates, small 8vo (98 × 163 mm), marbled calf, richly gilt-decorated spine with raised bands and lettered morocco label. Attractive copy.
€ 350
A poem in 16 books, each with a charming thematic copper-engraved plate.
* Plesch p. 447; Wimmer p. 209 f.
Vasey, George & Clifford Richardson
The agricultural grasses of the United States, by dr. George Vasey, also The chemical composition of American grasses, by Clifford Richardson, …
Washington, Government Printing Office, Department of Agriculture, 1884, pp. 144, 120 wood-engraved plates, 8vo, printed wrappers (simply rebacked). Library stamps. Last plate and lower cover defective.
€ 50
* Nissen BBI 2041.
Vélez, Ismael
Plantas ideseables en los cultivos tropicales. Manual ilustrado para el agricultor (basada en material de Puerto Rico).
Río Piedras, Editorial Universitaria, 1950, pp. [iii*], x, 497, full-page text-illustrations (photos by Johannes van Overbeek), 8vo (157 × 235 mm), stiff printed wrappers. Library stamps.
€ 35
Verbraeck, A.A.A.
Het Westland.
Groningen, etc., J.B. Wolters, 1933, pp. [iii], 261, photo-plates, large 8vo, cloth (slightly faded).
€ 50
Verleyen, E.J.B.
Le bouturage et les substances de croissance synthétiques. (Études et recherches sur l’emploi des substances de croissance synthétiques dans le bouturage en horticulture). Préface de M.V.J. Koningsberger.
Anvers, Fondation Universitaire de Belgique, 1948, pp. 198, text-illustrations, (1), 48 (tables), (1), 37 plates (some folding), (1), 6 (list of subscribers), (1), 4 (index), (1) and enclosed leaf of errata, 4to, buckram.
€ 60
Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which 200 copies for the collection of l’Institut Agronomique de l’Université Catholique de Louvain. Well designed publication on multiplication of plants by cuttings.
Vilmorin, Henri & Jules Joubert
l’Agriculture de l’Écosse et de l’Irlande. Série de traités préparés pour le Congrès International de l’Agriculture en 1878. La production agricole dans l’Inde méridionale d’après des documents … l’Agriculture en Australië.
Paris, Société des Agriculteurs de France, 1878, pp. [iii], 292, a few text-illustrations, large 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Faint Library stamp.
€ 70
Vilmorin & Cie
Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d’hiver et de printemps.
Paris, Vilmorin, (1880), pp. vii, 175, 2 text-illustrations and 66 fine chromolithographed plates by Eug. Graff, small folio (235 x 312 mm), embossed cloth sides with gilt lettering (front) and embossed gilt-decorated and ruled morocco spine. light foxing and offset, but a well preserved copy in a fine binding by Ch. Magnier. The introduction by Henry Vilmorin.
€ 635
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.176 (by error mentioning 65 plates). Not in Nissen BBI.
Vilmorin: Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d’hiver et de printemps.
Vilmorin & Cie
Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d’hiver et de printemps.
Paris, Vilmorin, (1880), pp. vii, 175, 66 fine chromolithographed plates by Eug. Graff, folio (235 x 317 mm), half cloth with marbled boards. Introduction by Henry Vilmorin.
€ 500
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.176 (by error mentioning 65 plates). Not in Nissen BBI.
Vilmorin & Cie: Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d’hiver et de printemps.
Vossen, H.A.M. van der & B.E. Umali (editors)
Vegetable oils and fats.
Leiden, Backhuys, 2001, pp. 229, text-illustrations (line-drawings) and double-page map, large 8vo, colour-decorated boards. Plant Resources of South-East Asia PROSEA 14. Large book-plate and stamp.
€ 25
Vossen, H.A.M. van der & B.E. Umali (editors)
Vegetable oils and fats.
Leiden, Backhuys, 2001, pp. 229, text-illustrations (line-drawings) and double-page map, large 8vo, colour-decorated boards. Plant Resources of South-East Asia PROSEA 14. New condition.
€ 30
Vries, Hugo de
La théorie darwinienne et la selection en agriculture.
Paris, 1906, pp. 449-454, 4to, plain hand-written wrappers. Revue scientifique (Revue rose), no. 15. Browned and defects. Other articles bound with.
€ 25
Vries, Hugo de
Het veredelen van kultuurplanten. Naar de Amerikaansche uitgave vertaald door dr. P.G. Buekers.
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1908, pp. xii, 350, 114 text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth. Ownership stamp on title-page.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.384.
Vries, Hugo de
Het veredelen van kultuurplanten. Naar de Amerikaansche uitgave ...
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1908, pp. xii, 350, 114 text-illustrations, 8vo, embossed cloth.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.384.
Vries, Hugo de
Het veredelen van kultuurplanten. Naar de Amerikaansche uitgave vertaald door dr. P.G. Buekers.
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1908, pp. xii, 350, 114 text-illustrations, 8vo, embossed cloth. Unobtrusive library stamp on title-page.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.384.
Vries, Hugo de
Het veredelen van kultuurplanten. Naar de Amerikaansche uitgave vertaald door dr. P.G. Buekers. Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1908, pp. xii, 350, 114 text-illustrations, 8vo, embossed cloth (slightly rubbed).
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.384.
  
Vries, Hugo de
Van Texas naar Florida. Reisherinneringen.
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1913, pp. viii, 397, (1, adv.), text-illustrations and plates (photos), 8vo (150 x 219 mm), embossed cloth. Fine copy.
€ 35
  
Vries, J. de
Leerboekje voor de fruitteelt.
Groningen, P. Noordhoff, 1909, 1. edition, pp. [iii], 123, text-illustrations, 8vo (147 x 225 mm), gilt-lettered cloth.
€ 30
Vriese, Willem Hendrik de
Nieuwe bijdragen tot de kennis van de maïs, of, zoogenaamde, Turksche tarwe. Naar aanleiding van het werk van Matthieu Bonafous.
‘s Gravenhage & Amsterdam, Van Cleef, 1837, pp. xiv, 82, uncut, printed wrappers (with the author’s dedication and small cancelled library stamp). Fine copy.
€ 140
* Jackson p. 147; Stafleu & Cowan 16.393.
Vriese, Willem Hendrik de: Nieuwe bijdragen tot de kennis van de maïs, of, zoogenaamde, Turksche tarwe. Naar aanleiding van het werk van Matthieu Bonafous.
vruchtsoorten
Beschrijving der vruchtsoorten. Uitgegeven door de Vereeniging tot Regeling en Verbetering der Vruchtsoorten, te Boskoop. Eerste reeks 1862 [- Tweede reeks 1863; - Derde reeks 1864].
Gouda, G.B. van Goor, (1862-1863), pp. 61, (blank leaf), folding plate with 10 figures of apples and folding plate with 12 figures of pears; pp. 63-118, (2, err.), (blank leaf); Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1864, pp. 121-159; bound in 2 volumes, 8vo, half cloth with marbled boards and mounted printed front wrappers. Heavy library stamps. Rare.
€ 250
Description of apples, pears, plums and cherries.
* Martini p. 68.
vruchtsoorten - Beschrijving der vruchtsoorten. Uitgegeven door de Vereeniging tot Regeling en Verbetering der Vruchtsoorten, te Boskoop. Eerste reeks 1862 [- Tweede reeks 1863; - Derde reeks 1864].
vruchtsoorten
Beschrijving der vruchtsoorten. Uitgegeven door de Vereeniging tot Regeling en Verbetering der Vruchtsoorten, te Boskoop. Eerste reeks 1862.
Gouda, G.B. van Goor, (1862), pp. 61, (blank leaf), folding plate with 10 figures of apples and folding plate with 12 figures of pears, 8vo, half cloth with marbled boards and mounted printed front wrapper. Heavy library stamps and neat repairs. Rare. Two further series were published in 1863 and 1864.
€ 65
* Martini p. 68.
Vuyst, Paul de
Manuel pratique et raisonné des cultures spéciales. Plantes racines, céréales, plantes fourragères, plantes industrielles, assolements, prairies.
Gand, A. Siffer & Bruxelles, O. Mayolez, etc., 1897, pp. 264, (16, adv.), text-illustrations, small 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers (rubbed).
€ 25
Wallace, T. & R.G.W. Bush (editors)
Modern commercial fruit growing.
London, Country Life, 1956, pp. 384, drawings and photo-illustrations, 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 45
Wasserman, Henry et al.
La pomme. Histoire, symbolique & cuisine.
Paris, Sang de la terre, 1990, pp. 247, (6), numerous text-illustrations in colour, folio (235 x 318 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 50
  
Watt, George
The commercial products of India. Being an abridgment of The dictionary of the economic products of India.
London, John Murray, 1908, pp. viii, 1189, (1), large 8vo, top-edge gilt, gilt-lettered and ruled cloth. Canceled library stamps.
€ 90
Watt, George
The wild and cultivated cotton plants of the world. A revision of the genus Gossypium framed primarily with the object of aiding planters and investigators who may contemplate the systematic improvement of the cotton staple.
London, etc., Longmans, Green, 1907, pp. xiv, 406, 2-53 plates, large 8vo, cloth. Frontispiece (plate 1) missing.
€ 75
Some colour-plates after Roxburgh, lithographed plates by J.F. Fitch (Blunt p. 228) after M. Smith, plates of herbarium specimens, etc.
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.832.
Weber, Friedrich Benedict
Theoretisch-praktisches Handbuch des gesammten Futterbaues.
Leipzig, Paul Gotthelf Kummer, 1815, pp. xii, 452, 2 folding tables and 3 folding engraved plates with several figures, 8vo, calf-backed sprinkled boards, gilt-ruled spine with gilt-lettered label (slightly rubbed).
€ 225
Weber, Friedrich Benedict: Theoretisch-praktisches Handbuch des gesammten Futterbaues.
Wehmer, Carl
Die Pflanzenstoffe botanisch-systematisch bearbeitet. Chemische Bestandteile und Zusammensetzung der einzelnen Pflanzenarten, Rohstoffe und Produkte. Phanerogamen.
Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1911, 1. edition, pp. xvi, 937, (1), large 8vo, half calf with marbled boards (top spine with small defect). Cancelled library stamps. Very well preserved copy.
€ 90
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.986.
Werner, Hugo
Handbuch des Futterbaues.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1889, 2. edition, pp. vii, 467, (4, adv.), 79 fine wood-engraved text-illustrations, 8vo, gilt-illustrated embossed cloth (spine partly discoloured). Library stamps.
€ 80
Westphal, E. & P.C.M. Jansen (editors)
A Selection.
Wageningen, Pudoc, 1989, pp. 322, text-illustrations (line-drawings) and double-page map, large 8vo, colour-decorated boards. Plant Resources of South-East Asia PROSEA.
€ 35
Westphal, H.
Die Agrarkrisis in Mecklenburg in den zwanziger Jahren des vorigen Jahrhunderts.
Rostock, Carl Hinstorff, 1925, pp. [viii], 179, 8vo, printed wrappers. Mecklenburgische Landwirtschaftliche Mitteilungen. Library stamps and some foxing.
€ 30
Wickson, Edward J.
The California fruits and how to grow them. A manual of methods which have yielded greatest success, with the lists of varieties best adapted to the different districts of the state.
San Francisco, Pacific Rural Press, 1926, 10. edition, pp. 509, (3, adv.), text-illustrations and photo-plates, 8vo (153 x 228 mm), cloth.
€ 35
  
Wielen, P. van der
Cacao. Cultuur en bereiding. Een populair overzicht.
Amsterdam, J.H. de Bussy, 1906, pp. [iii], 131, text-illustrations and folding map, 8vo, cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards.
€ 50
Wiesner, Julius et al.
Die Rohstoffe des Pflanzenreichs.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1927-1928, 4. edition, 2 volumes, pp. iv, 1-1122, (2, adv.), 307 text-illustrations; iii, 1123-2253, 217 text-illustrations; large 8vo, cloth. Cancelled library stamps on title-pages.
€ 110
* Stafleu & Cowan 17.545.
Wiesner, Julius von et al.
Die Rohstoffe des Pflanzenreichs.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1927-1928, 4. edition, 2 volumes, pp. iv, 1-1122, (2, adv.), 307 text-illustrations; iii, 1123-2253, 217 text-illustrations; large 8vo, cloth.
€ 90
* Stafleu & Cowan 17.545.
Williams, Robert Orchard et al.
The useful and ornamental plants in Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad & Tobago, Guardian Commercial Printery, 1951, 4. edition, pp. 335, 8vo, printed stiff wrapppers.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 17.772.
Winkler, Klaus
Landwirtschaft und Agrarverfassung im Fürstentum Osnabrück nach dem Dreißigjährigen Kriege. Eine wirtschaftsgeschichtliche Untersuchung staatlicher Eingriffe in die Agrarwirtschaft.
Stuttgart, Gustav Fischer, 1959, pp. xiii, 159, large 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket. Quellen und Forschungen zur Agrargeschichte. Ownership stamp of B.H. Slicher von Bath on title-page.
€ 30
Wittmack, Ludwig
Gras- und Kleesamen. Kurze Anleitung zu ihrer Erkennung und Prüfung, nebst Angabe der Verwechselungen und Verunreinigungen.
Berlin, Wiegandt & Hempel, 1873, 1. edition, pp. iii-viii, 114, 16 wood-engraved text-illustrations and 8 lithographed plates with over 100 figures, large 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards. Library stamps on title-page and lower corner of plates slightly waterstained.
€ 90
* Stafleu & Cowan 18.096.
Wittmack, Ludwig
Landwirtschaftliche Samenkunde. Handbuch für Landwirte, landw. Versuchsstationen, Samenzüchter, Samenhändler, Botaniker, Müller und Gärtner. Mit einem Anhang: Technische Vorschriften des Verbandes landwirtschaftlicher Versuchsstationen im Deutschen Reiche für die Prüfung von Saatgut.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1922, 2. edition, pp. viii, 581, (1, 2, adv.), 527 text-illustrations, large 8vo, illustrated cloth (slightly rubbed). Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 75
Wittmack, Ludwig: Landwirtschaftliche Samenkunde. Handbuch für Landwirte, landw. Versuchsstationen, Samenzüchter, Samenhändler, Botaniker, Müller und Gärtner. Mit einem Anhang: Technische Vorschriften des Verbandes landwirtschaftlicher Versuchsstationen im Deutschen Reiche für die Prüfung von Saatgut.
Wolff, Emil
Die Ernährung der Landwirthschaftlichen Nutzthiere. Kritische Zusammenstellung der in neuerer Zeit durch thierphysiologische Versuche erlangten Resultate in ihrer Bedeutung für die Aufgabe der landwirthschaftlichen Thierhaltung. Gekrönte Preisschrift.
Berlin, Wiegandt, Hempel & Parey, 1876, pp. xvi, 552, large 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards with gilt-lettered spine (boards plasticized). Library stamps.
€ 75
Wolff, Emil
Die landwirthschaftliche Fütterungslehre und die Theorie der menschlichen Ernährung.
Stuttgart, Gotta, 1861, 1. edition, pp. xvi, 698, 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards (worn). Library stamps.
€ 65
Wulff, Adolf
Bibliographia agrogeologica. Essay of a systematic bibliography of agro-geology. Preceded by an introductory chapter on agro-geology as a science by prof. J. van Baren.
Wageningen, H. Veenman, 1921, pp. [iv], 285, 8vo, unopened, stiff printed wrappers. Mededeelingen van de Landbouwhoogeschool en van de daaraan verbonden instituten.
€ 30
Ysabeau, A.
Traité des arbres fruitiers.
Bruxelles, A. Jamar, [ca. 1850], 2 volumes: - pp. 1-104, frontispiece and text-illustrations; - pp. [1], 105-196, frontispiece-portrait and text-illustrations; small 8vo (117 x 185 mm), uncut, colour-decorated wrappers. Encyclopédie populaire.
€ 60
  
(Ytsma, B.P.)
1887 - 29 Juli - 1937. Gedenkboek Tuinbouwbond Langendijker Groenten Centrale te Broek op Langendijk.
(Broek op Langendijk, 1937), pp. 115, full-page text-illustrations (mainly photos), 4to, gilt-lettered cloth. Library stamp.
€ 75
Zade, Adolf
Der Hafer. Eine Monographie auf wissenschaftlicher und praktischer grundlage.
Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1918, 1. edition, pp. vi,, 355, (1), 31 text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards with mounted printed front wrapper (library binding). Library stamps.
€ 35
Zörner, Hans
Briefe aus China.
Berlin, Paul Parey, (1937), pp. portrait-frontispiece, 1 text-illustration and 30 photo-plate illustrations, 8vo, illustrated stiff wrappers. Slightly rubbed.
€ 25
Zoethout, D.A. (editor)
De plant in nijverheid en handel.
Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1914, pp. viii, 396, 4 colour-plates and 394 photo-illustrations, large 4to, nicely illustrated gilt cloth.
€ 50
Zürn, Ernst S.
Der Erwerbs-Obstbau. Seine Förderung und praktische Ausführung durch Landwirte, Gärtner und Gartenfreunde.
Wien & Leipzig, A. Hartleben, 1906, pp. viii, 333, (3, adv.), 112 text-illustrations and 4 folding plates, large 8vo, uncut, colour-illlustrated wrappers (neatly repaired). Unobtrusive library stamp.
€ 55
Zulauf, Hermann
Das Rebspalier. Anleitung zur Anpflanzung und Pflege der Rebe am Haus und im Garten.
Aarau, Wirz, 1947, 3. edition (6.-9.000), pp. 120, text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards.
€ 30