Barclay, D., H.M.L. Bolus & E.J. Steer: A book of South African flowers.
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Adamović, Lujo
Die pflanzengeographische Stellung und Gliederung Italiens.
Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1933, pp. xii, 259, (1, adv.), text-illustration and 31 distribution-maps, large 8vo, unopened, printed wrappers. Fine copy.
€ 70
* Stafleu & Cowan 18.858.
Adriani, Marcus Jan
Sur la phytosociologie, la synécologie et le bilan d’eau de halophytes. De la région néerlandaise méridionale, ainsi que de la Méditerranée française.
(Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1945), A. Asher, 1974, pp. xxi, 217, text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth. Thesis.
€ 30
alpine flowers
Alpine flowers · Fleurs des Alpes · Alpenpflanzen.
Zürich, F. Daeniker, [ca. 1910], 12 colour-plates folded in leporello with 57 figures, 8vo, stiff colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 30
Amberg, K.
Der Pilatus in seinen pflanzengeographischen und wirtschaftlichen Verhältnissen.
Luzern, A. Ziegler, 1916, 268, 23 photo-plate illustrations and a large folding map in colour, 8vo, wrappers (back rubbed). Thesis. Offprint Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Luzern.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 19.140.
André, Édouard François
Bromeliaceae Andreanae. An accounting of his explorations & collections in Columbia, Ecuador, & Venezuela. Translated & annotated. Michael Rothenberg, editor.
Pacifica, Big Bridge Press & Berkeley, Twowindows Press, 1983, pp. [ii*], xxxiii, 213, text-illustrations, colour-plate and 40 plain plates (incl. 1 map), large 4to, quarter leather and cloth, transparent printed plastic dust-jacket. New condition.
€ 145
Finely produced new edition, limited to 600 numbered copies. Added to this edition are a colour-plate by Severeyns from the Revue horticole and 5 plates from André’s account in Tour du Monde. The map and the lithographed plates are beautifully reproduced.
* Stafleu & Cowan 19.255; Nissen BBI 29 (the original edition of 1889 in French).
André, Édouard François: Bromeliaceae Andreanae. An accounting of his explorations & collections in Columbia, Ecuador, & Venezuela. Translated & annotated. Michael Rothenberg, editor.
Atchley, Shirley Clifford & W.O. Everett
Wild flowers of Attica. Illustrated with coloured plates by W.O. Everett. Prepared for publication by W.B.Turrill.
Oxford, Clarendon Press,1938, 1. edition, pp. xix, 60, colour-frontispiece and 21 colour-plates with several figures, 4to (217 x 284 mm), cloth.
€ 65
provenance: L. van der Pijl. Inscription on front endpaper with thanks from Greece on occasion of Floriade 1960.
* Stafleu & Cowan 19.657.
Atchley, Shirley Clifford & W.O. Everett Wild flowers of Attica. Illustrated with coloured plates by W.O. Everett. Prepared for publication by W.B.Turrill.
Azevedo de Menezes, Carlos
Flora do Archipelago da Madeira.
(Funchal, 1914), Koenigstein, Koeltz Scientific Books, 1984, reprint, pp. [i], 282, 8vo, printed stiff wrappers. Floras of the world.
€ 35
Babcock, Ernest Brown
The genus Crepis. Part one. The taxonomy, phylogeny, distribution, and evolution of Crepis. Part two. Systematic Treatment.
Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1947, 2 parts, pp. x, (2), 1-197; pp. viii, (2), 199-1030; frontispiece in colour, 305 text-illustrations (fine line-drawings and 36 photo-plates; large 8vo, bound in 2 volumes in gilt-lettered cloth and lettered wrappers. Fine set.
€ 110
* Cf. Stafleu & Cowan 19.770.
Backer, Cornelis Andries & Dirk Fok van Slooten
Geïllustreerd handboek der Javaansche theeonkruiden en hunne beteekenis voor de cultuur.
Batavia, Ruygrok & Algemeen Proefstation voor Thee, 1924, pp. 47, (1), map in text and 240 plates (fine full-page drawings) with 1 page of letterpress each, (44 pp. additional information and 23 pp. index), large 8vo, cloth (slightly rubbed). Fine copy.
€ 160
* Stafleu & Cowan 223.
Backer, Cornelis Andries
The problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist. Published by the author.
Weltevreden, Visser & The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, [1929], pp. [v], 299, 3 plate-illustrations, large 8vo, printed stiff wrappers (slightly rubbed).
€ 100
* Stafleu & Cowan 226.
Baguet, Charles
Annotations nouvelles à la flore de la province de Brabant.
Gand, C. Annoot-Braeckman, 1876, pp. 28, 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Reprint Bulletin de la Société royale de Botanique de Belgique.
€ 35
Baillon, Henri
Monographie des Dilléniacées. Histoire des plantes.
Paris, L. Guérin & T. Morgand, [1868], pp. [iii], 89-132, 50 engraved text-illustrations by Faguet, large 8vo, contemporary red morocco with gilt-lettered spine. Extra blank leaves.
€ 40
* Cf. Stafleu & Cowan 248.
Baker, Richard Thomas & Henry George Smith
A research on the Eucalypts, especially in regard to their essential oils.
Sydney, William Applegate Gullick, 1902, 1. edition, pp. xi, err. slip, 295, frontispiece, tinted plates 1-9 and 35 unnumbered plates (photos and fine drawings by Richard Thomas Baker), folio (250 x 307 mm), cloth-backed printed boards. Technical Education Series. Technological Museum, New South Wales. Fine copy.
€ 250
* Stafleu & Cowan 12.209.
Baker, Richard Thomas & Henry George Smith A research on the Eucalypts, especially in regard to their essential oils.
Barclay, D., H.M.L. Bolus & E.J. Steer
A book of South African flowers.
Cape Town, etc., The Specialty Press of South Africa, 1925, pp. xxi, 174, photo-illustrations by E.J. Steer, drawings and colour-plates (mainly after paintings by D. Barclay), small 4to, gilt-decorated cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 85
A second book of South African flowers was published in 1936.
* SABLIT 35.
Barclay, D., H.M.L. Bolus & E.J. Steer: A book of South African flowers.
Barker, John Theodore
The beauty of flowers in field and wood: containing the natural orders of families of British wild plants; with their moral teachings illustrated. Designed to make botany simple, and field and wood rambles instructive and agreeable.
Bath, Binns and Goodwin, London, Whittaker, etc., [1852], 1. edition, pp. xii, 228, (20, adv.), hand-coloured frontispiece, decorative title and plates, all finely coloured by hand and with tissue guards, 8vo (123 x 178 mm), gilt edges, richly gilt-illustrated embossed cloth (spine slightly faded). Nice copy.
€ 230
Finely illustrated botanical guide to the British flora. The first 4 technical plates by William Dickes, the frontispiece and the other 6 decorative plates of flowers by Paul Jerrard.
  Barker, John Theodore: The beauty of flowers in field and wood: containing the natural orders of families of British wild plants; with their moral teachings illustrated. Designed to make botany simple, and field and wood rambles instructive and agreeable.
Beek, Abraham van de
Die Brombeeren des geldrischen Distriktes innerhalb der Flora der Niederlande. Eine Pflanzensystematische Studie über die Sektion Rubus des Genus Rubus L. im mittleren Teil der Niederlande.
Tilburg, H. Gianotten, 1974, pp. 195, (2, theses), text-illustrations, large 8vo, Thesis Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.
€ 60
Beijerinck, Willem
Rubi neerlandici. Bramen en frambozen in Nederland. Hun bouw, levenswijze, verwantschap, verspreiding en gebruik. (With a summary in English.)
Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1956, pp. 156, 74 text-illustrations and 82 photo-plates with several illustrations, 4to, printed wrappers. Verhandelingen der Koninkljke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, afd. Natuurkunde.
€ 90
* Stafleu & Cowan 407.
Bentham, George & Joseph Dalton Hooker
Genera plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis kewensibus servata definita.
London, L. Reeve & Williams & Norgate, 1883, volume 3, part 2, Hydrocharideas-Gramineas, pp. [ii*], vii-xi, 447-1258, large 8vo, gilt-decorated calf-backed marbled boards (crudely repaired). Library stamps. A total of 3 volumes in 7 parts were published.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan 429.
Bentham, George & Joseph Dalton Hooker
Genera plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis kewensibus servata definita.
(Londini, 1880-1883), Codicote & Weinheim, 1965, volume 3, part 1 & 2, pp. i-ix, 1-459; v-xi, 447-1258; large 8vo, 2 volumes, artificial leather.
€ 90
The complete work comprises 3 volumes in 7 parts.
* Stafleu & Cowan 429.
Bentham, George
Handbook of the British flora. A description of the flowering plants and ferns indigenous to, or naturalised in the British Isles. For the use of beginners and amateurs. Revised by Sir J.D. Hooker ...
Ashford, L. Reeve, 1945, 7. [8.] reprinted edition by A.B. Rendle, pp. lxi, 606, small 8vo, cloth.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 426.
Berg, Gunnar A.
Floraen i farger.
Oslo, H. Aschehoug, 1958, pp. xxii, 176, many text-illustrations after paintings by E. Hahnewald, 8vo, illustrated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Bews, J.W.
An introduction to the flora of Natal and Zululand.
Pietermaritzburg, City Printing Works, 1921, pp. vi, 248, 8vo, cloth.
€ 45
* Stafleu & Cowan 21.247; SABLIT 57.
Blake, Sidney Fay & Alice Cary Atwood
Geographical guide to the floras of the world. An annotated list with special reference to useful plants and common plant names. Part I. Africa, Australia, North America, South America, and Islands of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Part II. Western Europe. Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Great Britain with Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Monaco, Italy, San Marino, and Switzerland.
Washington, United States Printing Office, 1942-1961, 1. edition, 2 parts in 2 volumes, pp. [i], 336; [i], 742; 8vo, cloth. United States Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous publication. Well preserved set.
€ 90
* Stafleu & Cowan 548 + 549.
Blake, Sidney Fay & Alice Cary Atwood
Geographical guide to the floras of the world. An annotated list with special reference to useful plants and common plant names. Part I. Africa, Australia, North America, South America, and Islands of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Part II. Western Europe. Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Great Britain with Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Monaco, Italy, San Marino, and Switzerland.
Washington, United States Printing Office, 1942-1961, 1. edition, 2 parts in 2 volumes, pp. [i], 336; [i], 742; 8vo, cloth. United States Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous publication. Cancelled library stamps.
€ 40
* Stafleu & Cowan 548 & 549.
Blatter, Ethelbert, C. McCann & T.S. Sabnis
The flora of the Indus delta.
Madras, The Indian Botanical Society & The Methodist Publishing House, 1929, 1. edition, pp. [viii], 173, map in text, 50 photo-plate illustrations and 8 full-page text-illustrations, large 8vo, gilt cloth (spotted).
€ 80
* Stafleu & Cowan 21.524.
Bley, Franz & H. Berdrow (text)
Botanisches Bilderbuch für Jung und Alt.
Berlin, Gustav Schmidt, 1897-1898, 2 parts in 2 volumes, pp. xii, 1-96, (4, adv.); viii, 97-192, (4, adv.); 48 fine chromolithographed plates with 432 figures, large 8vo, nicely colour-illustrated boards (spine-ends rubbed/worn). Unobtrusive library stamps. Very well preserved set.
€ 165
* Nissen BBI 173.
Bley, Franz & H. Berdrow (text): Botanisches Bilderbuch für Jung und Alt.
Blume, Carl Ludwig
Enumeratio plantarum Javae et insularum adjacentium minus cognitarum vel novarum ex herbariis Reinwardtii, Kuhlii, Hasseltii et Blumii.
(Leiden, J.W. van Leeuwen, 1827-1828), Amsterdam, A. Asher, 1968, 2 fascicles, pp. [i], 1-98; x, 99-274, (3, add., 1 corr.), bound in 1 volume, 8vo, cloth. Facsimile edition.
€ 45
* Stafleu & Cowan 564.
Bocquet, Gilbert
Revisio Physolychnidum (Silene). (Silene sect. Physolychnis).
Lehre, J. Cramer, 1969, pp. v, 342, 43 text-illustrations with several figures, 8vo, printed wrappers. Phanerogamarum monographia.
€ 40
Boerlage, J.G.
Handleiding tot de kennis der flora van Nederlandsch Indië. Beschrijving van de families en geslachten der Nederl. Indische phanerogamen.
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1890-1900, 3 volumes, pp. [iv*], lii, 703; , [iv*], ii, viii-xvi, 753; xxxi, 418; 8vo, modern cloth. Part of title-pages cut out without loss of text; some marginal wormholes and browning.
€ 160
* Stafleu & Cowan 594.
Boldingh, Isaac
Zakflora voor de landbouwstreken op Java.
Weltevreden, Visser, 1922, 2. edition, pp. xxxiv, 208, 8vo, cloth-backed printed boards. A few annotations. Well preserved copy.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 619 (1. edition of 1916).
Bonnet, Edmond
Petite flore parisienne contenent la description des familles, genres, espèces et variétés de toutes les plantes spontanées ou cultivées en grand dans la région parisienne avec des clefs dichotomiques conduisant rapidement aux noms des plantes augmentée d’un vocabulaire des termes de botanique et d’un momento des herborations parisiennes.
Paris, F. Savy, 1883, pp. xii, 528, small 8vo, uncut, decorated cloth. Slight foxing, but well preserved copy.
€ 60
* Stafleu & Cowan 639.
Bonnier, Gaston
Les noms des fleurs trouvés par la méthode simple sans aucune notion de botanique. … Avec 372 photographies en couleurs représentant les plantes au tiers de leur grandeur naturelle et 2715 figures en noir par B. Hérincq et J. Poinsot …
Paris, Librairie Générale de l’Enseignement, 1958, new and revised edition, pp. v, 338, text-illustrations and 64 colour-plates with several figures, small 8vo, cloth.
€ 40
* Stafleu & Cowan 22.059 mention only the English version Name this flower, London, etc., 1917.
Bonnier, Gaston & Georges de Layens
Nouvelle flore du nord de la France et de la Belgique pour la détermination facile des plantes sans mots techniques. …
Paris, Librairie générale de l’Enseignement, [ca. 1894], 5. edition, pp. [vi*], xxxiv, 309, (7, adv.), 2282 text-illustrations and folding map, small 8vo, half cloth with gilt-lettered and ruled spine. Paper browned, due to its quality.
€ 35
* Cf. Stafleu & Cowan 4257.
Bonnier, Gaston & Georges de Layens
Nouvelle flore du nord de la France et de la Belgique pour la détermination facile des plantes sans mots techniques. …
Paris, Librairie générale de l’Enseignement, [1902, 9. edition], new. edition, pp. [vi*], xxxiv, 309, (3, adv.), 2282 text-illustrations and folding map, small 8vo, cloth (slightly rubbed and soiled). Library stamp. Paper browned, due to its quality.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 4257.
Bonnier, Gaston
Flore complète illustrée en couleurs de France, Suisse et Belgique (comprenant la plupart des plantes d'Europe).
Paris, E. Orlhac & Neuchâtel, Delachaux et Niestlé & Bruxelles, J. Lebègue, [1911-1914], 3 volumes (only of 13): - 1, pp. 120, (1), plate 1-60; - 2, pp. 134, (2), plate 61-120; - 3, pp. 124, (1), plate 121-180; large 4to (240 x 310 mm), gilt-lettered half chagrin with silk boards (partly faded). The colour-plates with numerous figures after paintings by J. Poinsot. Nice set.
€ 135
* Nissen 205; Stafleu & Cowan TL2/644.
Bonnier, Gaston: Flore complète illustrée en couleurs de France, Suisse et Belgique (comprenant la plupart des plantes d'Europe).
Borbás, Vincent (Vincenz Borbás von Dejtér)
Die Pflanzengeographischen Verhältnisse der Balatonseegegend.
Wien, Ed. Hölzel, 1907, pp. 155, text-illustrations and 3 lithograpehd plates with text-leaves, folio (210 × 290 mm), uncut, illustrated wrappers (worn). Library stamp. Resultate der wissenschaftlichen Erforschung des Balatonsees.
€ 60
Bosch, Roelof Benjamin van den et al.
Prodromus florae batavae. Editio altera. Nieuwe lijst der Nederlandsche phanerogamen en vaatkryptogamen. Uitgegeven door de Nederlandsche Botanische Vereniging.
Nijmegen, F.E. Macdonald, 1901-1916, volume 1, part 1-4, pp. xxx, 1-350; [v], 351-1040; [vi], 1041-1631; [vi], 1633-2451; 8vo, 4 volumes, gilt-lettered cloth (private bindings).
€ 150
provenance: J. Heimans (book-plates).
* Stafleu & Cowan 679.
Bosch, Roelof Benjamin van den et al.: Prodromus florae batavae. Editio altera. Nieuwe lijst der Nederlandsche phanerogamen en vaatkryptogamen. Uitgegeven door de Nederlandsche Botanische Vereniging.
Bosch, Roelof Benjamin van den et al.
Prodromus florae batavae. Editio altera. Nieuwe lijst der Nederlandsche phanerogamen en vaatkryptogamen. Uitgegeven door de Nederlandsche Botanische Vereniging.
Nijmegen, F.E. Macdonald, 1893-1916, volume 1: 4 parts; volume 2: 2 parts; pp. xxx, 1-350; [v], 351-1040; [vi], 1041-1631; [vi], 1633-2451; viii, 1-190; 1-6 add. Musci et Hepaticae, viii, 74; bound in 3 volumes, 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards (library bindings). Stamps, a few repairs and numerals.
€ 160
Roelof Benjamin van den Bosch was one of the founders of the Royal Botanical Society of The Netherlands and the moving spirit for this Dutch flora.
* Stafleu & Cowan 679.
Bosch, Roelof Benjamin van den et al.
Prodromus florae batavae. Editio altera. Nieuwe lijst der Nederlandsche phanerogamen en vaatkryptogamen. Vierde stuk. Monocotyledonen. Uitgegeven door de Nederlandsche Botanische Vereniging.
Groningen, M. de Waal, 1916, volume 1, part 4, pp. [vi], 1633-2451; 8vo, half cloth with mounted printed front wrapper (library binding). Stamps and numerals.
€ 65
Roelof Benjamin van den Bosch was one of the founders of the Royal Botanical Society of The Netherlands and the moving spirit for this Dutch flora.
* Stafleu & Cowan 679.
Bouillenne, Raymond
Un voyage botanique dans le Bas-Amazone.
Bruxelles, Impr. Médicale et Scientifique, 1930, pp. 185, text-illustrations and 34 plates (including maps), large 8vo, stiff printed wrappers. [Arch. Inst. Bot. Liège].
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan Supplement II p. 380.
Bouly de Lesdain, Maurice
Graminées indigènes & adventices des environs de Dunkerque.
Dunkerque, Société Dunkerquoise & Imprimerie du Nord Maritime, 1934, pp. 136, small 8vo, printed wrappers.
€ 40
* Not in Stafleu & Cowan.
Bramwell, David (editor)
Plants and islands.
London, etc., Academic Press, 1979, 1. edition, pp. x, 459, text-illustrations, 8vo (148 × 226 mm), boards, dust-jacket. Library stamps.
€ 30
Braun-Blanquet, Josias
Plant sociology. The study of plant communities. Authorized English translation of Pflanzensoziologie.
(New York, etc., McGraw-Hill, 1932), Koeniigstein, Koeltz Scientific Books, 1983, pp. xviii,439, 8vo, illustrated boards. New condition.
€ 40
Brimble, Lionel John Farnham
The floral year.
London, Macmillan, 1949, pp. xiv, 622, numerous text-illustrations (photos and line-drawings by the author) and 25 nice colour-plates after paintings by W. Reeves, large 8vo, gilt-illustrated cloth (partly faded).
€ 25
* Nissen BBI 234n.
Broeck, Henry van den
Catalogue des plantes observées aux environs d’Anvers. [&] ... 1er Supplément. [&] ... 2e Supplément. [&] ... 3e Supplément.
Gand, C. Annoot-Braeckman, 1883, pp. 64; - 1884, pp. 17; - 1888, pp. 8; - 1904, pp. 22; 4 volumes, 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers (1. volume), plain wrappers (2. volume) and without wrappers (3. and 4. volume). The 3 supplements are reprints from Bulletin de la Société royale de botanique de Belgique.
€ 135
Added the third supplement taken from the journal (pp. 13-22) and 5 other reprints by Van den Broeck.
* Cf. Stafleu & Cowan 23.097 mentioning only the first work and the first supplement as reprints.
Buekers, P.G.
Plantenboek. Naar Christiansen Taschenbuch einheimischer Pflanzen voor Nederland bewerkt door ...
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, [n.d.], pp. [i*], ii, 140, text-illustrations and 48 chromolithographed plates, small 8vo, limp colour-illustrated cloth.
€ 30
Burnett, John H. (editor)
The vegetation of Scotland.
Edinburgh & London, Oliver & Boyd, 1964, pp. xiii, 613, text-illustrations, tables, 3 colour-plates and 96 photo-plate illustrations, small 4to (185 x 243 mm), cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Burrage, Charles Dana
A few minutes with the wild flowers of Gardner. Read before the Edward Everett Hale Club of Gardner, Mass. April 26, 1897. Reprinted from Gardner News, issue of May 13, 1921. Privately printed for the use of the members of The Chile Club.
[n.p.], Rosemary Press, 1922, n.pp. [9], 8vo, uncut, gilt-printed wrappers. Fine brochure.
€ 25
Busemann, L.
Der Pflanzenbestimmer. Eine Einleitung, ohne Kenntnis des künstlichen oder eines natürlichen Systems die in Deutschland häufiger vorkommenden Pflanzen zu bestimmen.
Stuttgart, Kosmos, (1908), pp. [iv], 157, (3, adv.), 8, Pilzmerkblatt with folding colour-plate, (8, adv.), 11 fine chromolithographed plates, 6 plain plates and 367 text-illustrations, 8vo, colour-illustrated cloth.
€ 30