bulbs + tubers

bulbous and tuberous plants, cultivation,
history
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Baytop, Turhan & Brian Mathew
The bulbous plants of Turkey.  
London, B.T. Batsford, 1984, 1. edition, pp. xii, 132, map in text and plate-illustrations (partly in colour), 8vo (153 × 233 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Beck, Christabel
Fritillaries. A gardener's introduction to the genus Fritillaria.
London, Faber and Faber, 1953, 1. edition, pp. 96, 4 colour-plates, 40 plain photo-plate illustrations and 10 text-illustrations, 8vo (152 x 258 mm), cloth (spine faded).
€ 65
  Beck, Christabel Fritillaries. A gardener's introduction to the genus Fritillaria.
Blanchard, J.W.
Narcissus.
A guide to wild daffodils.
Woking, Alpine Garden Society, 1990, 1. edition, pp. 203, text-illustrations (colour-photos and line-drawings), 8vo (182 × 244 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 45
Botschantzeva, Z.P.
Tulips.
Taxonomy, morphology, cytology, phytogeography and physiology.
Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, 1982, pp. ix, 230, colour-frontispiece, 40 colour-plates (42 plate-nos.) and 110 text-illustrations, small 4to (196 × 276 mm), cloth, dust-jacket. With beautiful colour-plates reproduced from water-colours by G.A. Semenov and M.K. Lukanina. Translated and edited by H.Q. Varekamp. This comprehensive study of the Middle Asian tulips is the first account of the genus as it occurs in its remote centres of diversity.
€ 135
Bowles, Edward Augustus
A handbook of crocus and colchicum for gardeners.  
London, The Garden Book Club, 1955 (reprint of the 2. edition of 1952), pp. 222, 27 plates (partly in colour and 1 line-drawing), 8vo (127 × 197 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Bowles, Edward Augustus
A handbook of crocus and colchicum for gardeners.
With a chapter on changes of nomenclature by B.L. Burtt.
London, Waterstone, (1924), 1983, pp. 222, 32 plates (partly in colour and 1 line-drawing), 8vo (127 × 197 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Bryan, John E.
Bulbs.
London, Christopher Helm & Portland, Timber Press, 1989, 1. edition, 2 volumes, pp. [vii], 1-218; v, 219-451; numerous colour-plate illustrations; 4to, boards, dust-jackets. New condition.
€ 70
Bronkhorst, G.P.
Gids voor de juiste behandeling van bloembollen in kamer en tuin.
Zwolle, La Rivière & Voorhoeve, 1934, 1. edition, pp. 96, plates, small 8vo, colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 25
Bronkhorst, G.P.: Gids voor de juiste behandeling van bloembollen in kamer en tuin.
Damme, A. van
Aanteekeningen betreffende de geschiedenis der bloembollen.  
(Haarlem, 1899-1903), Leiden, Boerhaave Press, 1976, pp. [ii], 180, text-illustrations, 8vo (168 × 238 mm), printed wrappers.
€ 25
Davids, Arlette
Tulipes, jacinthes, narcisses … Les fleurs. Dessinés par Arlette Davids. Texte par la princesse Bibesco.
Paris, Hypérion, 1940, pp. [vi], 41 leaves with names and index, 40 colour-plates after water-colours, folio (160 x 358 mm), cloth. Book-plates.
€ 150
* Nissen BBI 452na.
Davids, Arlette Tulipes, jacinthes, narcisses … Les fleurs. Dessinés par Arlette Davids. Texte par la princesse Bibesco.
Dix, Johan Frederik Christiaan
Diverse winterharde bolgewassen (bijgoed).
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, Willem van Gorcum, [ca. 1926], pp. 64, (8, adv.), 37 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 30
Dix, Johan Frederik Christiaan: Diverse winterharde bolgewassen (bijgoed).
Dix, Johan Frederik Christiaan
Gladiolus of zwaardlelies. Hare geschiedenis, cultuur en behandeling.
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, W. van Gorcum, [1926], pp. 64, (8, adv.), 21 text-illustrations, small 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 30
Dix, Johan Frederik Christiaan
Narcissen voor kamer en tuin. Met een voorwoord van Ernst H. Krelage.
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, Willem van Gorcum, [1926], pp. 64, (16, adv.), 16 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 30
Dykes, William Rickatson
Irises.
London & Edinburgh, J.C. & E.C. Jack, [1912], pp. xiii, 110, 8 colour-plates, 8vo, uncut, boards with mounted colour-plate. Present-day gardening. Fine copy.
€ 50
Eberle, Georg
Lilien und Lilienverwandte in den Floren Mittel- und Südeuropas.
 
Frankfurt am Main, Waldemar Kramer & Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 1972, pp. 203, 175 text-illustrations, 8vo (157 × 238 mm), decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Erhardt, Walter
Narzissen.
Osterglocken, Jonquillen, Tazetten.
Stuttgart, Eugen Ulmer, 1993, pp. 175, (1, adv.), text-illustrations (line-drawings and photo-illustrations in colour), 8vo (158 × 232 mm), colour-illustrated boards.
€ 30
Feldmaier, Carl
Die neue Lilien.
Stuttgart, Eugen Ulmer, 1967, pp. 238, (2, adv.), numerous text-illustrations and 73 photo-illustrations (8 in colour), 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket (worn).
€ 35
Franken, Tjebbo
Het bloembollenboek. Een roman in kleuren en geuren.
Amsterdam, A. Blitz, [1930], pp. 244, plain plate-illustrations, 16 colour-plate illustrations and text-illustrations (line-drawings), large 8vo, cloth-backed boards colour-decorated boards.
€ 40
Franken, Tjebbo: Het bloembollenboek. Een roman in kleuren en geuren.
Franken, Tjebbo
Het bloembollenboek. Een roman in kleuren en geuren.
Amsterdam, A. Blitz, [1930], pp. 244, plain plate-illustrations, 16 colour-plate illustrations and text-illustrations (line-drawings), large 8vo, colour-decorated cloth, dust-jacket (repaired).
€ 45
Gogh-Kaulbach, Anna van
In het bloembollenland.
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1904, pp. [iv], 102, 22 text-illustrations by W.K. de Bruin, small 4to (165 x 208 mm), colour-illustrated cloth-backed boards. Geïllustreerde bibliotheek voor jongens en meisjes van 11-14 jaar.
€ 60
  Gogh-Kaulbach, Anna van: In het bloembollenland.
Grey-Wilson, Christopher
Cyclamen.
A guide for gardeners, horticulturists and botanists.
London, B.T. Batsford, 1997, 1. edition, pp. 192, text-illustrations (partly in colour), large 8vo (185 × 248 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Grey-Wilson, Christopher & Brian Mathew
Bulbs.
The bulbous plants of Europe and their allies.
London, Collins, 1981, 1. edition, pp. 285, text-illustrations and 48 colour-plates with numerous figures by Marjorie Blamey, 8vo (163 × 238 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Hall, A. Daniel
The genus Tulipa.
 
London, The Royal Horticultural Society, 1940, 1. edition, pp. viii, 171, 23 text- and plate-illustrations and 40 fine colour-plates after paintings by H.C. Osterstock, small 4to (183 × 247 mm), decorated cloth.
€ 65
Herbert, William
Amaryllidaceae; preceded by an attempt to arrange the monocotyledonous orders, and followed by a treatise on cross-bred vegetables, and supplement.
(London, James Ridgway, 1837), Lehre, J. Cramer, 1970, pp. [iii], 93, frontispiece-portrait, viii, 1-416, 416*, 417-428, 48 plates, large 8vo, cloth. Historiae naturalis classica.
€ 150
A revision of Liliaceous plants, and an account of hybridization by a skilful observer (Jackson). Originally issued as an appendix to volume 48 of the Botanical magazine, 1821, with only four plates. The fine plates are by the author and were engraved by H.H. Weddell. This facsimile edition with an extensive commentary by Hamilton P. Traub: An introduction to Herbert’s Amaryllidaceae, etc. 1837 and related works, pp. 93.
* Cf. Nissen BBI 857; Jackson p. 123; Great flower books p. 59; Stafleu & Cowan 2665.
Hytunadi, J.H.
Bloembollen voor kamer en tuin. Een handleiding voor vakman en liefhebber.
Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandsche Uitg., [ca. 1935], pp. 116, text-illustrations (photos), large 8vo, cloth.
€ 30
Hytunadi, J.H.
Bloembollen voor kamer en tuin. Een handleiding voor vakman en liefhebber.
Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandsche Uitg., [ca. 1935], pp. 116, text-illustrations (photos), large 8vo, illustrated stiff wrappers.
€ 25
Hytunadi, J.H.: Bloembollen voor kamer en tuin. Een handleiding voor vakman en liefhebber.
Innes, Clive
The world of Iridaceae. A comprehensive record.
Ashington, Holly Gate, 1985, pp. vi, 407, 252 plate-illustrations (mostly photos in colour and some line-drawings), large oblong 8vo, buckram, dust-jacket. New condition.
€ 50
Jacob, Joseph
Daffodils.
London & Edinburgh, J.C. & E.C. Jack, [ca. 1912], pp. xii, 115, (1), 8 colour-plates, 8vo, uncut, printed boards with mounted colour-plate. Present-Day Gardening. Slight foxing and unobtrusive library stamps. Well preserved copy.
€ 30
Jacob, Joseph: Daffodils.
Janse, J.A.
In geuren en kleuren. Een geschiedenis van de Hollandse bolgewassen.
Utrecht, A. Oosthoek, 1966, pp. 115, plates (partly in colour) and text-illustrations, small 8vo, colour-illustrated boards.
€ 25
Jefferson-Brown, M.J.
Daffodils and Narcissi. A complete guide to the Narcissus family.
London, Faber and Faber, 1969, 1. edition, pp. 224, text-illustrations and photo-plates (partly in colour), 8vo (151 × 247 mm), dust-jacket.
€40
Jekyll, Gertrude
Lilies. Introduced and revised by Graham Stuart Thomas.
(London, 1901, 1. edition), Salem, The Ayer Company, 1983, pp. xxi, 72, text-illustrations and plates (22 in colour), 8vo, cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket.
€ 20
Krelage, J.H.
Notice sur quelques espèces et variétés de lis suivie d'un catalogue raisonné des lis cultivés à l'Établissement horticole de E.H. Krelage & fils, à Haarlem. Première partie.
 
Haarlem, E.H. Krelage, 1874, pp. vii, 30, (4), 5 engraved plates, 8vo (157 × 243 mm), printed wrappers. Published before in Dutch in De tuinbouw-illustratie, 1872-1874. Without the catalogue as mentioned in the title
€ 55
Krelage, Ernst Heinrich
Bloemenspeculatie in Nederland. De tulpomanie van 1636-‘37 en de hyacintenhandel 1720-‘36.
Amsterdam, P.N. van Kampen, 1942, pp. 206, plates, 8vo, cloth-backed boards. Patria.
€ 25
Krelage, Ernst Heinrich
Drie eeuwen bloembollenexport. De geschiedenis van den bloembollenhandel en der Hollandsche bloembollen tot 1938.
‘s-Gravenhage, Rijksuitgeverij, 1946, pp. xxxviii, 791, diagrams, photo-plates (partly in colour), text-illustrations, facsimiles (some folding), etc., 4to, gilt-illustrated cloth. Fine copy.
€ 360
Extensively illustrated with diagrams, photo-plates, text-illustrations, facsimiles (some folding), etc. The so-called Bollenbijbel.
Krelage, Ernst Heinrich: Drie eeuwen bloembollenexport. De geschiedenis van den bloembollenhandel en der Hollandsche bloembollen tot 1938.
(Krelage, Ernst Heinrich)
Gedenkboek ter herinnering aan het vijftigjarig bestaan der Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur te Haarlem 1860-1910.
Haarlem, 1910, pp. xii, 152, frontispiece-portrait of J.H. Krelage and numerous text-illustrations, folio (250 x 315 mm), top-edge gilt, canvas and blank cloth with fine gilt decoration by André Vlaanderen. Issued by the society and not for trade.
€ 160
(Krelage, Ernst Heinrich:) Gedenkboek ter herinnering aan het vijftigjarig bestaan der Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur te Haarlem 1860-1910.
Krelage, Ernst Heinrich
Kultur und Handel der Blumenzwiebel in den Niederlanden.
Amsterdam, Amsterdamsche Bank, 1929, pp. 8, wrappers, 4to. Offprint.
€ 25
Leeuwen, L. van
Flora’s lentefeest in Kennemerland. Een overzicht van de bloemenweelde die te zien is op de tentoonstelling Flora.
Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1935), pp. 102, photo-illustrations, 8vo, limp boards, illustrated wrappers (partly worn). Exhibition catalogue.
€ 25
Lindemuth, H.
Schönblühende Knollengewächse.
Berlin, Karl Siegismund, (1900), pp. [i], 60, 20 engraved text-illustrations, small 8vo, limp cloth. Gartenbau-Bibliothek.
€ 25
Lindemuth, H.
Schönblühende Zwiebelgewächse.
Berlin, Karl Siegismund, (1900), pp. [i], 65, 30 engraved text-illustrations, small 8vo, limp cloth. Gartenbau-Bibliothek.
€ 25
Marshall, W.E.
Consider the lilies.
New York, W.E. Marshall & Co., 1927, 1. edition, pp. 86, text-illustrations (partly in colour), square 8vo, gilt pictorial cloth. Enclosed colour-illustrated supplement, order sheets and price lists. Fine copy.
€ 25
Marshall, W.E.: Consider the lilies.
Mathew, Brian
The larger bulbs.  
London, B.T. Batsford & Royal Horticultural Society, 1978, 1. edition, pp. 156, text-illustrations and photo-plate illustrations (partly in colour), 8vo (152 × 233 mm),  boards, dust-jacket.
€25
Mathew, Brian
Dwarf bulbs.
 
London, B.T. Batsford & Royal Horticultural Society, 1973, 1. edition, pp. 240, text-illustrations (line-drawings) and photo-plate illustrations (partly in colour), 8vo, 125 × 222 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€30
Mathew, Brian
The smaller bulbs.
 
London, B.T. Batsford, 1987, 1. edition, pp. xviii, 190, text-illustrations and photo-plate illustrations in colour, 8vo (152 × 232 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€30
Mathew, Brian
The iris.
 
London, B.T. Batdford, 1981, 1. edition, pp. xvii, 202, text-illustrations and plate-illustrations (partly in colour), 8vo (153 × 233 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Mol, W.E. de
De wetenschappelijke beteekenis van de veredeling der Hollandsche bloembolgewassen. Eerste deel. Anomaliën, ontstaan door somatische variatie, kruising en modificatie, als uitgangspunt van onderzoekingen naar de morphologische beteekenis, de erfelijke eigenschappen en de veredeling van de paracorolla der narcissen.
Amsterdam, S.L. van Looy, 1923, pp. xv, 128, colour-frontispiece, text-illustrations, plain plates and colour-plates, large 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Fine copy in the unusual original wrappers and with the text on the title-page Eerste deel not pasted over.
€ 40
A second part Het verloopen van de bloemkleur der hyacinten was published in 1923 and is rather rare.
Mol, W.E. de: De wetenschappelijke beteekenis van de veredeling der Hollandsche bloembolgewassen. Eerste deel. Anomaliën, ontstaan door somatische variatie, kruising en modificatie, als uitgangspunt van onderzoekingen naar de morphologische beteekenis, de erfelijke eigenschappen en de veredeling van de paracorolla der narcissen.
Mol, W.E. de
De wetenschappelijke beteekenis van de veredeling der Hollandsche bloembolgewassen. Eerste deel. Anomaliën, ontstaan door somatische variatie, kruising en modificatie, als uitgangspunt van onderzoekingen naar de morphologische beteekenis, de erfelijke eigenschappen en de veredeling van de paracorolla der narcissen.
Amsterdam, S.L. van Looy, 1923, pp. xv, 128, colour-frontispiece, text-illustrations, plain plates and colour-plates, large 8vo, uncut, cloth-backed boards (rubbed). Library stamps.
€ 25
A second part Het verloopen van de bloemkleur der hyacinten was published in 1923 and is rather rare.
Mol, W.E. de
De wetenschappelijke beteekenis van de veredeling der Hollandsche bloembolgewassen. Tweede deel. Het verloopen van de bloemkleur der hyacinten (with a summary in English: Somatic mutation of the flower-colour in hyacinths).
Lisse, Imperator, 1935, [xii], 236, (1), colour-frontispiece, 73 plate-illustrations (including frontispiece and partly in colour), folding table, large 8vo, finely gilt embossed cloth. This second part is rather rare. Cancelled library stamps.
€ 100
Mol, W.E. de
De wetenschappelijke beteekenis van de veredeling der Hollandsche bloembolgewassen. Tweede deel. Het verloopen van de bloemkleur der hyacinten (with a summary in English: Somatic mutation of the flower-colour in hyacinths).
Lisse, Imperator, 1935, [xii], 236, (1), colour-frontispiece, 73 plate-illustrations (including frontispiece and partly in colour), folding table, large 8vo, finely gilt embossed cloth. This second part is rather rare. Fine copy.
€ 115
Olphen, H.A. van
[Collection colour-plates of bulbs and tuberous plants.]
Haarlem, H.A. van Olphen, [ca. 1910], 94 fine decorative chromolithographed plates, inserted index-leaves in handwriting, small folio (214 x 297 mm), embossed cloth (slightly rubbed). The numbered plates are extra numbered in blue pencil in the upper right corner: 1-19, 19a, 20, 20a-b, 21-24, 24a-b, 25-32, 32a, 33-36, 36a-b, 37-40, 40a-b, 41-44, 44a-d, 45-47, 47a-b, 48-51, 51a-b, 52-60, 60a, 61-75. Plate-leaves vary in size from 195 x 252 mm - 340 x 520 mm (folding leaf) and are mounted on stubs.
€ 2.600
Most plates with copyright H.A. van Olphen, Printer, Publisher, Haarlem - Holland, and with monogram VO; some plates: Senefelder Luminochrome Amst[erdam]. Apparently intended for promotion the products of the Dutch bulb-trade.
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Ortlepp, Karl
Monographie der Füllungserscheinungen bei Tulpenblüten, nebst einem Anhange über die Kultur und das Treiben gefüllter Tulpen.
Leipzig, Theod. Oswald Weigel, 1915, pp. vi, 267, (1), 8 text-illustrations and 3 fine chromolithographed plates by M. Asperger, large 8vo, printed wrappers (slightly rubbed). Unobtrusive cancelled library stamps.
€ 90
Ortlepp, Karl: Monographie der Füllungserscheinungen bei Tulpenblüten, nebst einem Anhange über die Kultur und das Treiben gefüllter Tulpen.
Pate, John S. & Kingsley W. Dixon
Tuberous, cormous and bulbous plants.
Biology of an adaptive strategy in Western Australia.
Nedlands, University of Western Australia Press, 1982, pp. xi, 268, numerous text-illustrations (partly in colour), large 8vo (182 × 252 mm), boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Pavord, Anna
De tulp.
[n.p.], Anthos, 1999, 1. Dutch edition, pp. [vii], 440, numerous full-page text-illustrations (mostly in colour), large 8vo, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Raamsdonk, Leonard Wouter  Dirk van
Biosystematic studies on the umbellatum- angustifolium complex in the genus Ornithogalum L.
 
[n.p.], 1984, pp. 143, (3), 2 (theses), text-illustrations, 8vo (164 × 238 mm), colour-illustrated wrappers. Thesis Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht. Added: Beitrag zur Systematik der Ornithogalum-Arten mit verlängert-traubiger Infloreszens by Helmut Wittmann, Stapfia, 1975.
€ 35
Scheepers, John (publisher)
Beauty from bulbs. A treatise on the leading varieties of bulbs suitable for outdoor and indoor culture and of proven merit for American gardens.
New York, John Scheepers, (1931), pp. 172, plate-illustrations (mostly in colour), large 8vo, decorated limp cloth. Combined index and order booklet enclosed. Slighly stained in inner upper corner.
€ 65
Scheepers, John (publisher) Beauty from bulbs. A treatise on the leading varieties of bulbs suitable for outdoor and indoor culture and of proven merit for American gardens.
Scheepen, Johan van (editor)
International checklist for hyacinths and miscellaneous bulbs.  
Hillegom, Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association, 1991, pp. xlii, 409, large 8vo (17 × 238 mm), limp plastic. A few annotations.
€ 30
Scheepen, Johan van (editor)
Classified list and international register of tulip names.
 
Hillegom, Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association, 1996, pp. 623, large 8vo (152 × 238 mm), limp plastic.
€ 30
Schlittler, Jakob
Monographie der Liliaceengattung Dianella Lam.
Zürich, Fluntern, 1940, pp. [i], 5-283, 35 plate-illustrations, 8vo, printed wrappers. Thesis. Mitteilungen aus dem Botanischen Museum der Universität Zürich.
€ 40
Silberrad, Una & Sophie Lyall
Dutch bulbs and gardens.
London, Adam and Charles Black, 1909, pp. xii, 176, (4, adv.), 24 fine colour-plates with captions on flimsies after painting by Mima Nixon, large 8vo (160 x 218 mm), top-edge gilt, front edge uncut, nicely gilt-illustrated orange cloth (spine darkened). Front free endpaper missing. Slight foxing.
€ 80
  
Speta, Franz
Die frühjahrsblühenden Scilla-Arten des östlichen Mittelmeerraumes.  
Linz, 1980, pp. 19-198, text-illustrations, maps, photo-plates (partly in colour), 8vo (160 × 238 mm), stiff plain wrappers. Naturkundliches Jahrbuch der Stadt Linz.
Added by the same author: Entwicklungsgeschichte und Karyologie von Elaiosomen an Samen und Früchten. + Cytotaxonomischer Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Scilla-Arten Ungarns und Siebenbürgens. + Auf den Spuren von Scilla amoena L.
€ 40
Stijgeren, M. van & P. Boschman
Bloembollenteelt.
Purmerend, J. Muuses, (1935), pp. 208, text-illustrations and photo-plate illustrations, large 8vo (158 x 240 mm), cloth.
€ 20
  
Stork, Adélaïde L. et al.
Tulipes sauvages et cultivées.
 
Genève, Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, 1984, pp. 185, text-illustrations and colour-plates, 8vo (158 × 240 mm), colour-illustrated stiff wrappers.
€ 30
Synge, Patrick M.
Collins guide to bulbs.
London, Collins, 1961, 1. edition, pp. 320, text-illustrations, 32 colour-plates and 24 plain photo-plates, 8vo, gilt-decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Turrill, William Bertram & J. Robert Sealy
Studies in the genus Fritillaria (Liliaceae).
 
Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Bentham-Moxon Trustees, 1980, pp. [iv], 280, text-illustrations by Stella Ross-Craig, 8vo (152 × 248 mm), printed wrappers. Hooker's Icones Plantarum.
€ 50
Vriese, Willem Hendrik de
Bijdrage tot de morphologie der bollen.
[Amsterdam, 1841], pp. 17, folding lithographed plate of Ixia, 8vo, unopened, printed wrappers. Offprint of Tijdschr. voor Nat. Gesch.
€ 55
Vriese, Willem Hendrik de: Bijdrage tot de morphologie der bollen.
Wendelbo, Per
Tulips and irises of Iran and their relatives.
 
Teheran, Botanical Institute of Iran, Ariamehr Botanical Garden, 1977, pp. [iv], 83, line-drawings and colour-photo illustrations in text, 8vo (165 × 234 mm), imitation leather, dust-jacket.
€35
Wilde-Duyfjes, Brigitta E.E. de
A taxonomic revision of the genus Allium L. (Liliaceae) in Africa.
Wageningen, H. Veenman, 1976, pp. [viii], 239, text-illustrations (fine line-drawings), 8vo (168 × 244 mm), printed wrappers. Thesis.
€30
Woodcock, Hubert Bayley Drysdale & William Thomas Stearn
Lilies of the world. Their cultivation & classification.
London, Country Life & New York, Charles Scribner, 1950, 1. edition, pp. 431, 136 text-illustrations (photos and line-drawings), large 8vo, embossed cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 65
* Stafleu & Cowan 19.254.
Zwetsloot, Joh.H.
De cultuur der bloembollen. Practische behandeling der voornaamste en meest bekende bolgewassen voor de kamer, den vollen grond, alsmede voor het trekken benevens eenige korte wenken voor het kweeken der meest bekende knolgewassen.
Zutphen, Schillemans & Van Belkum, [ca. 1907], pp. vii, 133, 72 text-illustrations, half cloth with marbled boards and mounted front wrapper. Cancelled library stamps.
€ 30