Saint-Aubin, Charles-Germain de: Bouquets champêtres, dédiés à Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Dame du Palais de la Reine. Par son très respectueux serviteur, de Saint Aubin, dessinateur du Roy. Livre 2ème.
floral art

arrangement, art, decoration, language of flowers, plant lore
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Kempin, Lely
Welt im Garten.
Bielefeld, etc., Velhagen & Klasing, 1929, pp. 45, 49 fine photo-plates, small 4to, gilt-decorated cloth.
€ 25
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Kincaid, Paul
The Camellia treasury. For gardeners, flower arrangers and exhibitors.
New York, Hearthside, 1964, pp. 224, many text-illustrations and 16 colour-plates, 8vo, cloth-backed colour-decorated boards, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Koehn, Alfred
Japansche bloemensymboliek.
Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema (sticker over: Peiping, Lotus Court Publ.), 1937, pp. [46], fine woodcut text-illustrations and plates (20 in colour), 8vo, stiff wrappers. Bound in oriental style and printed on hand-made paper. Slight foxing and a few leaves with light folds.
€ 200
Printed by the Imprimerie des Lazaristes, Beijing (Peiping).
Koehn, Alfred: Japansche bloemensymboliek.
Kredel, Fritz
Glass flowers from the Ware collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University.
New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1940, pp. 58, 16 colour-plates by Fritz Kredel, 8vo, colour-illustrated boards, dust-jacket. Insect pollination series.
€ 55
* Blunt pp. 244 and 291 (bibliography).
Kredel, Fritz: Glass flowers from the Ware collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University.
Kuijper, J.
De plant in de historische stijlen en decoratieve kunst.
Den Haag, M. Hols, (1910), pp. [iii], 207, numerous text-illustrations (some full-page), large 8vo 157 x 247 mm), gilt-decorated cloth. Nice copy.
€ 75
Finely illustrated work in Art nouveau style giving an historic survey of the use of plantform in design.
Kurth, Julius
Der Chinesische Farbendruck.
Plauen im Vogtland, C.F. Schulz, 1922, pp. 87, 12 text-illustrations, 30 plain plates and 7 mounted colour-plates, folio (225 x 287 mm), cloth-backed gilt-decorated boards (spine worn). Ostasiatische Graphik, volume 1.
€ 70
Illustrations mainly depicting flowers, birds and insects.
Kurth, Julius: Der Chinesische Farbendruck.
Lange, Willy
Blumen im Hause.
Leipzig, J.J. Weber, 1926, (1.-4.000), pp. xiv, (1), 293, (2, adv.), 6 colour-plate illustrations and 111 text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth. Webers Illustrierte Gartenbibliothek. Fine copy.
€ 100
Lange, Willy: Blumen im Hause.
Langhe, J.E. de
Grondslagen der photographie.
Mechelen, Het Kompas & Amsterdam, De Spieghel, 1935, pp. 320, text-illustrations, 8vo, decorated cloth. De wetenschappelijke bibliotheek.
€ 25
Langhorne, John
The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne.
London, printed by T. Rickaby, for E. and S. Harding, 1794, pp. 73, wood-engraved text-illustrations (11 fables are each headed by illustrations signed by Stothard and the publisher and ending with bouquets of flowers), small 8vo (105 x 178 mm), gilt edges, gilt-ruled dark morocco with inside dentelles and marbled endpapers. Scattered light stains/thumbing. Nice copy of this rare work.
€ 350
The charming illustrations are drawn by Thomas Stothard (1755-1834), who provided fine illustrations for various eighteenth-century novelists, Shakespeare, Milton, others (Hunt).
* Hunt 731.
Langhorne, John: The fables of flora. By Dr. Langhorne.
Latour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]
Le langage des fleurs.
Paris, Audot, 1839, 5. edition, pp. 332, frontispiece, engraved title-page and 13 engraved plates with flimsies, all finely coloured by hand, 12mo (85 x 135 mm), embossed boards with gilt-decorated and lettered red label. Slight foxing. Nice copy.
€ 350
The illustrations to Le Langage des fleurs are most charming. Earlier editions with similar illustrations are signed by Pancrace Bessa, a floral artist of considerable renown, and Victor as engraver.
* Cf. Dunthorne 34 (edition of 1833); Blunt p. 219, Nissen BBI 1143; Seaton p. 70 ff; An Oak Spring flora 97 (edition of 1833).

  Latour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]: Le langage des fleurs.
La Tour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]
Le langage des fleurs. Sixième édition augmentée de plusieurs chapitres.
Paris, Garnier frères, 1845, 6. edition, pp. xii, 328, engraved frontispiece and 11 engraved plates with protective tissue, all finely coloured by hand, small 8vo (105 x 173 mm), all edges gilt, richly colour-decorated cloth (slightly rubbed). Ownership inscription on title-page and slight foxing; a few leaves marginally waterstained. Well preserved copy.
€ 300
  La Tour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]: Le langage des fleurs. Sixième édition augmentée de plusieurs chapitres. 
Latour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]
Le langage des fleurs.
Paris, Ador, 1835, [11. edition], pp. 268, engraved title-page with hand-coloured vignette, hand-coloured frontispiece and 13 hand-coloured engraved plates, 12mo (188 x 142 mm), uncut, gilt-lettered cloth. Some foxing and slight offset in places.
€ 250
* Cf. Nissen BBI 1143; Seaton p. 70 ff.
  Latour, Charlotte de [pseudonym for Louise Cortambert]: Le langage des fleurs.
Lawrence, George H.M. (editor)
A selection of 20th century botanical art & illustration presented at XI International Botanical Congress August 1969.
Pittsburgh, The Hunt Botanical Library ..., 1969, pp. 168, numerous text-illustrations (incl. portraits), small 8vo, colour-illustrated wrappers. Exhibition catalogue.
€ 25
Leemans, Toon
Droogbloemen. Plezier en kunst.
Amsterdam, etc, Elsevier, 1978, 1. impression, pp. 180, numerous fine (photo-)illustrations (mostly in colour), 4to, illustrated boards.
€ 25
Marcus, Margaret Fairbanks
Period flower arrangement. Modern adaptions selected or arranged by Mrs. Anson Howe Smith.
New York, M. Barrows, 1952, 1. edition, pp. 256, colour-frontispiece, numerous text-illustrations and 7 colour-plates, 4to (205 x 273 mm), cloth.
€ 30
Martin, Aimé
Le langage des fleurs.
Bruxelles, Société Belge de Librairie Hauman, 1840, pp. [iii], 291, 14 fine stipple-engraved colour-printed plates finished by hand (incl. frontispiece) by Bessa and engraved by Slaes, 12mo, morocco-backed marbled boards, spine with gilt decoration (slightly rubbed). Slightly foxed.
€ 225
A later Belgian edition of a charming flower book. The colour-plates by Redouté, of which Pancrace Bessa was a pupil, were executed with the same process.
Martin, Aimé: Le langage des fleurs.
Martin, Aimé
Le langage des fleurs.
Bruxelles, C.W. Froment, 1848, 20. edition, pp. x, 275, 20 hand-coloured lithographed plates with protective tissue (19 bouquets and 1 with 16 figures), small 8vo (100 x 152 mm), all edges gilt, colour-illustrated boards (spine-ends worn). Only slight foxing in some places, but a well preserved copy of this nicely illustrated work.
€ 250
[Martin, Aime]
Nouveau langage des fleurs, ou parterre de flore, contenant le symbole et le langage des fleurs, leur histoire et leur origine mythologique, ainsi que les plus jolis vers composés a ce sujet; par M.*** Orné de 19 planches dessinées et coloriées par nos meilleurs artistes.
Bruxelles, Th. Lejeune, 1832, pp. [iv*], iii, 298, 19 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates with protective tissue, small 8vo (94 x 146 mm), half calf with decorated boards, spine with raised bands, gilt and embossed decoration. Sllight foxing and browning in places, but a nice copy.
€ 375
According to the preface this work is a compilation of similar publications by Mollevault, Constant-Dubos, Millevoye, Boisjolain, De Guerle, Arnault, Aimé-Martin, Hoffman, Parny and others.
[Martin, Aime:] Nouveau langage des fleurs, ou parterre de flore, contenant le symbole et le langage des fleurs, leur histoire et leur origine mythologique, ainsi que les plus jolis vers composés a ce sujet; par M.*** Orné de 19 planches dessinées et coloriées par nos meilleurs artistes.
[Martin, Aime]
Nouveau langage des fleurs, ou parterre de flore, contenant le symbole et le langage des fleurs, leur histoire et leur origine mythologique, ainsi que les plus jolis vers composés a ce sujet; par M.*** Orné de 19 planches dessinées et coloriées par nos meilleurs artistes.
Bruxelles, T. Lejeune, 1832, pp. [iv*], iii, 298, 22 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates, 12mo (94 x 142 mm), half calf with silk covers, spine finely gilt-decorated (slightly rubbed). As usual more or less foxed, but a nice copy.
€ 300
According to the preface this work is a compilation of similar publications by Mollevault, Constant-Dubos, Millevoye, Boisjolain, De Guerle, Arnault, Aimé-Martin, Hoffman, Parny and others. The title-page and index call for 19 plates. In this copy "La saule pleureur" mentioned in the index not present, however with 4 extra plates.
[Martin, Aime:] Nouveau langage des fleurs, ou parterre de flore, contenant le symbole et le langage des fleurs, leur histoire et leur origine mythologique, ainsi que les plus jolis vers composés a ce sujet; par M.*** Orné de 19 planches dessinées et coloriées par nos meilleurs artistes.
Miller, Thomas
The poetical language of flowers or the pilgrimage of love.
London, Charles Griffin, [ca. 1880], 15.000, pp. xv, 192, 8 hand-coloured lithographed plates with flimsies, 12mo, gilt edges, richly gilt-decorated and lettered cloth. Nice copy.
€ 150
Miller, Thomas: The poetical language of flowers or the pilgrimage of love.
Nichols, Beverley
The art of flower arrangement.
London & Glasgow, Collins, 1967, pp. 239, text-illustrations and full-page illustrations in colour, small 4to, illustrated cloth, dust-jacket (worn).
€ 60
The development of the art of arranging flowers from its first beginnings in ancient Egypt and Rome to the present time.
Nichols, Beverley The art of flower arrangement.
Nishikawa, Issotei
Floral art of Japan.
[Tokyo], Japan Travel Bureau, 1946, 2. edition, pp. 105, colour-frontispiece and text-illustrations, small 8vo, stiff decorated wrappers. Tourist library.
€ 25
Olbertz, J.
Bindekunst und Blumenschmuck.
Nordhausen am Harz, Heinrich Killinger, (1922), 1. edition, pp. 383, (1, adv.), 230 text-illustrations (some partly hand-coloured), large 8vo, pictorial boards in colour (rebacked). First and last leaves waterstained.
€ 75
As indicated in the preface this work is a successor of the in 1916 published 6. edition of Die moderne Binderei.
Olbertz, J. Bindekunst und Blumenschmuck.
Oneal, Cora Maud
Flower arrangements of the Americas.
Dallas, Banks Upshaw, 1947, pp. [xvi], 201, 34 photo-plates (a few in colour with flimsies), 8vo, cloth.
€ 25
Emphasis on Latin America, especially Mexico.
Peslouan, Hervé de
Dites-le avec des fleurs!
Lyon, Lutécia-Éditions, 1954, pp. 224, 8vo, uncut, colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 30
Pfeifer, Hermann
Die Formenlehre des Ornaments.
Leipzig, J.M. Gebhardt, 1926, 2. edition, pp. viii, 280, 259 text-illustrations, 4to, lettered embossed boards. Allgemeine Hochbaukunde. Des Handbuches der Architektur 1. Teil. 3. Band. Fine copy.
€ 60
Pfeifer, Hermann Die Formenlehre des Ornaments.
Prusinkiewicz, Przemyslaw, Aristid Lindenmayer et al.
The algorithmic beauty of plants.
New York, etc., Springer, 1990, 1. edition, pp. ix, 228, 150 text-illustrations (48 in colour), large 4to (213 x 280 mm), boards, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 50
  
Ramaer, H.
De beteekenis van het natuurtekenen voor den tuinarchitect.
Wageningen, 1929, pp. 8, 3 text-illustrations, 8vo, printed wrappers. Offprint Onze tuinen.
€ 25
* Springer p. 144.
Rambosson, Jean Pierre
Histoire et légendes des plantes utiles et curieuses. Ouvrage illustré de 187 gravures sur bois.
Paris, Firmin Didot, 1871, 3. edition, pp. [ii, adv., iii*], 420, wood-engraved
plates and text-illustrations, 8vo (150 × 232 mm), half red morocco with gilt-decorated and ruled spine. Fine copy.
€ 130
* Stafleu & Cowan 8605.
Robert, Karl (editor)
Traité pratique des peintures sur étoffes. Éventails sur soie, peau, gaze, etc. Peintures décoratives sur velours, satin, tissus divers.
Paris, H. Laurens, [ca. 1900], pp. 79, text-illustrations, small 8vo, marbled endpapers, contemporary plain half cloth with marbled boards.
€ 40
Robert, Karl (editor) Traité pratique des peintures sur étoffes. Éventails sur soie, peau, gaze, etc. Peintures décoratives sur velours, satin, tissus divers.
Robert, Philippe
Feuilles d’automne.
Bienne, Ph. Robert Ried & Neuchâtel, Delachaux & Niestlé, 1909, pp. 45, (2), 18 mounted colour-plates of leaves after paintings by Philippe Robert, each with captions in decorative borders in colour on tissue guards, large oblong folio (485 x 365 mm), uncut, endpapers in colour, decorated cloth in colour with bevelled edges (slightly soiled and spine-ends carefully restored). Edition limited to probably ca. 1000 numbered copies, of which this no. 644. Unobtrusive numerals, inscription and faint stamp. Nice copy.
€ 1.100
Magnificent publication and one of the most important contributions of the Swiss Art nouveau style. The letter font by Eugène Grasset. Printing in colour with ornamental borders, initials, vignettes, etc.
* Blunt p. 258 (not mentioning this work).
Robert, Philippe: Feuilles d’automne.
Roth, Hermann Josef
Die bauplastischen Pflanzendarstellungen des Mittelalters im Kölner Dom. Eine botanische Bestandsaufnahme unter Berücksichtigung auswärtiger Architekturplastik und sonstiger Kunstgattungen.
Frankfurt am Main, etc., Peter Lang, 1990, pp. 198, (2, theses), text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated stiff wrappers. Thesis. Europäische Hochschulschriften.
€ 25
Saint-Aubin, Charles-Germain de
Bouquets champêtres, dédiés à Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Dame du Palais de la Reine. Par son très respectueux serviteur, de Saint Aubin, dessinateur du Roy. Livre 2ème.
Paris, F. Chereau, [n.d.], finely hand-coloured plates 13-24, plate 13 is the engraved title-page with a hand-coloured wreath of Mirthe [Myrtus], uncut, 4to (225 x 293 mm), marbled wrappers. Fine copy
€ 1.100
Beautiful second series of bouquets by the ornamental draughtsman and printmaker Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin (1721-1786). The first series was dedicated to Madame la Maréchale de Biron. Extremely rare work. Only a reference found in Dunthorne for part 1: "a charming work."
* Dunthorne 270 (only part 1, paper watermarked 1742).
Saint-Aubin, Charles-Germain de: Bouquets champêtres, dédiés à Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Dame du Palais de la Reine. Par son très respectueux serviteur, de Saint Aubin, dessinateur du Roy. Livre 2ème.
Schouten, B.
Schetsen-atlasje der handleiding bij het natuurhistorisch onderwijs.
Tilburg, R.K. Jongensweeshuis, [n.d.], pp. 62, 25 full-page text-illustrations with several line-drawings, 8vo, cloth-backed boards.
€ 25
Slebos, J.C.
Grondslagen voor aesthetiek en stijl. Fundamentals of aesthetics and style. architectuur, beeldende kunst. Architecture, the plastic arts, arts and crafts.
Amsterdam, Ahrend, 1939, pp. 176, 199 text-illustrations (mainly line-drawings), 4to, decorated cloth, dust-jacket (ink-stain at bottom of spine). Fine copy.
€ 100
Introductions by H.P.Berlage, Willem van der Pluym and Jan Gratama. Text in Dutch and English.
Slebos, J.C.: Grondslagen voor aesthetiek en stijl. Fundamentals of aesthetics and style. architectuur, beeldende kunst. Architecture, the plastic arts, arts and crafts.
Sloot, Hans van der
Tulp 400 jaar.
[Rijswijk], Elmar, 1994, pp. 159, numerous fine text-illustrations (mostly in colour) depicting the tulip in art, folio (240 x 318 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Smith, Alexander
Books and gardens. Introduction by Hal W. Trovillion.
Herrin, Illinois, Trovillion Private Press, 1946, pp. xv, 33, (4), photo-frontispiece, small 8vo, cloth-backed decorated boards. Edition limited to 807 signed and numbered copies, of which this is no. 353. Ownership inscription of Frans Verdoorn on title-page.
€ 30
Tanaka, Sen’ō
The tea ceremony. Foreword by Edwin O. Reischauer. Preface by Yasushi Inoue. Photography by Takeshi Nishikawa.
Tokyo, New York & San Francisco, Kodansha, 1974, 2. impression, pp. 214, 84 photo-illustrations in text (partly in colour) and some line-drawings, 4to, decorated cloth, dust-jacket, cardboard-holder.
€ 35
Teshigahara, Sofu
Coloured pictures of representative flower arrangements by Sofu.
Tokyo, Ryufusha, 1951, 2. edition, pp. [vii], 32 mounted colour-plates (photos) on thick coloured paper with illustrated (line-drawings) text-leaves, (1), large 8vo, gilt-lettered boards, cardboard-holder. Fine copy.
€ 60
Teshigahara, Sofu Coloured pictures of representative flower arrangements by Sofu.
Teshigahara, Sofu
Coloured pictures of representative flower arrangements by Sofu.
Tokyo, Ryufusha, 1956, 2. edition, 6. impression,pp. [vii], 32 mounted colour-plates on thick coloured paper with text-leaves, large 8vo, boards.
€ 40
Teshigawara, Kasumi
l’Art du bouquet au Japon. Preface by Sofu Teshigawara.
Fribourg, Office du Livre & Tokyo, Kodansha, 1965, pp. 128, drawings and colour-photos by Miki Takagi, oblong 8vo, fine decorated cloth, slip-case.
€ 30
Treviranus, Ludolph Christian
Die Anwendung des Holzschnittes zur bildlichen Darstellung von Pflanzen. Nach Erstehung, Blüthe, Verfall und Restauration.
(Leipzig, 1855), Utrecht, W. de Haan, 1949, pp. vii, 75, 8vo, limp boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Trovillion, Hal W. (editor)
Flowers from old gardens. A selection of old and rare garden sentiments. Edited and arranged by …
Herrin, Illinois, Trovillion Private Press, 1951, pp. [xi], 89, (1), text-illustrations, small 8vo, uncut, cloth-backed illustrated boards. No dust-jacket. Edition limited to 897 signed and numbered copies, of which this is no. 11. Ownership inscription on title-page of J.G. Verdoorn.
€ 30
Trovillion, Violet & Hal W. (editors)
The Tussie Mussies. A collection of flower and garden sentiments in prose and verse compiled by …
Herrin, Illinois, Trovillion Private Press, 1941, (2. edition), pp. xvii, 122, (1), a few text-illustrations, small 8vo, uncut, gilt-decorated cloth. Edition limited to 487 signed and numbered copies, of which this is no. 83. Ownership inscription of J.G. Verdoorn on title-page.
€ 50
Vecht, N.J. van de
De grondslag voor het ontwerpen van vlakke versiering. Een principieele beschouwing over het ontwerpen van vlakornament voor hen die belang stellen in de ontwikkeling van de toegepaste kunst in Nederland, alsmede voor hen die practisch daarin werkzaam zijn en ten dienste van het onderwijs, met 103 platen.
Rotterdam, W.L. & J. Brusse, 1927, 1. edition, pp. 131, 103 text-illustrations, 4to, uncut, lettered wrappers. Well preserved copy.
€ 50
Vecht, N.J. van de De grondslag voor het ontwerpen van vlakke versiering. Een principieele beschouwing over het ontwerpen van vlakornament voor hen die belang stellen in de ontwikkeling van de toegepaste kunst in Nederland, alsmede voor hen die practisch daarin werkzaam zijn en ten dienste van het onderwijs, met 103 platen.
Vecht, N.J. van de
Het ontstaan van vlakke vormen. Met 65 platen.
Rotterdam, W.L. & J. Brusse, 1932, 1. edition, pp. 95, 65 text-illustrations, 4to, uncut, lettered wrappers.
€ 35
Vecht, N.J. van de De grondslag voor het ontwerpen van vlakke versiering. Een principieele beschouwing over het ontwerpen van vlakornament voor hen die belang stellen in de ontwikkeling van de toegepaste kunst in Nederland, alsmede voor hen die practisch daarin werkzaam zijn en ten dienste van het onderwijs, met 103 platen.
Vels Heijn, Nicolaas
Kleurnamen en kleurbegrippen bij de Romeinen. Colour names and colour concepts among the Romans (with a summary in English).
Utrecht, Kemink, 1951, pp. [viii], 130, (3, theses), large 8vo, printed wrappers. Thesis Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.
€ 25
Verneuil, Maurice Pillard
Étude de la plante. Son application aux industries d'art. Pochoir, papier peint, étoffes, céramique, marqueterie, tapis, ferronnerie, reliure, dentelles, broderies, vitrail, mosaïque, bijouterie, bronze, orfèvrerie.
Paris, Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, [1903], pp. [iii], 326, 379 text-illustrations in colour (some full-page), folio (275 × 348 mm), decorated cloth. Fine copy with hardly any foxing.
€ 1.600
A beautifully illustrated study in colour of floral ornamentation by Maurice Pillard Verneuil (1869–1942) a French artist and decorator. He was born in Saint-Quentin, France. Pupil of the Swiss designer Eugène Grasset. His designs covered both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods.
* Nissen BBI 2055a.
Vilmorin & Cie
Album de clichés. Electrotypes. Kupferniederschlæge. Comprenant toutes les illustrations des ouvrages et catalogues publiés par ... Containing … Enthaltend …
Paris, Vilmorin, 1911, 3. edition, pp. [vii], 484, numerous electrotype text-illustrations, folio, decorated and lettered cloth (faded; spine carefully repaired). Unobtrusive cancelled library stamps. Fine copy.
€ 500
This work contains the illustrations published in the books and catalogues by Vilmorin. The used electrotypes were offered for sale (and were indeed frequently used by many publishers and nurseries). The album contains: vegetables (pp. 1-139; medicinal and pot herbs (pp. 143-145); cereals, agricultural and economical plants (pp. 149-165); grasses (pp. 166-172); agricultural and economical plants (pp. 173-179); trees and shrubs, fruits (pp. 183-203); glasshouse plants (pp. 204-222; palms (pp. 223-229); ferns (pp. 230-231; flowers (pp. 235-445); miscellaneous (pp. 449-460).
Vilmorin & Cie: Album de clichés. Electrotypes. Kupferniederschlæge. Comprenant toutes les illustrations des ouvrages et catalogues publiés par ... Containing … Enthaltend …
Zaccone, Pierre
Nouveau langage des fleurs avec leur valeur symbolique et leur emploi pour l'expression des pensées précédé d'une introduction par …
Paris, L. Hachette, 1860, pp. [iii], 174, (1), engraved initials, text-illustrations/tail-pieces and 12 nice chromolithographed plates (bouquets) with flimsies, small 8vo (110 × 173 mm), gilt edges, red morocco-backed embossed cloth with richly gilt-decorated and lettered spine with raised bands. Nice copy.
€ 300
Zaccone, Pierre
Nouveau langage des fleurs avec leur valeur symbolique, leur emploi pour l'expression des pensées. Précédé d'une introduction par Pierre Zaccone.
Paris, Hachette, 1882, pp. [iii], 174, (1), engraved text-illustrations and 12 nice chromolithographed plates depicting several flowers, small 8vo (108 × 172 mm), gilt edges, embossed cloth and gilt-decorated morocco spine with raised bands. Slight marginal waterstaining and some foxing. Nice copy.
€ 60
Zwetsloot, Joh.H.
Het natuurlijk en kunstmatig drogen, bleeken en verven van bloemen, immortellen, grassen en mossen.
Zutphen, Schillemans & Van Belkum, [ca. 1910], pp. 56, 8vo (135 x 207 mm), printed wrappers. Fine copy.
€ 25
Zwetsloot, Joh.H.: Het natuurlijk en kunstmatig drogen, bleeken en verven van bloemen, immortellen, grassen en mossen.