Kraenzlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig: Abbildungen der in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Gebieten vorkommenden Grundformen der Orchideen-Arten.
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Kerchove de Denterghem, Oswald de
Le livre des orchidées. Ouvrage illustré de 310 gravures et de 31 planches en chromolithographie.
Gand, Ad. Hoste & Paris, G. Masson, 1894, pp. viii, 601, 310 engraved text-illustrations and 31 chromolithographed plates with flimsies, 4to (172 x 257 mm), trimmed, illustrated wrappers bound with, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt floral decoration. Fine copy.
€ 1.100
* Nissen BBI 1031; Stafleu & Cowan 3589.
Kerchove de Denterghem, Oswald de: Le livre des orchidées. Ouvrage illustré de 310 gravures et de 31 planches en chromolithographie.
Klopfenstein, Elisa & Philippe Toussaint
Orchidaceae belgicae. Les orchidées de Belgique. ...
Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van België/Jardin botanique national de Belgique, 1984, fascicle 2 (of 5), 12 fine colour-plates on thick paper (270 x 400 mm) after paintings by Elisa Klopfenstein and brochure, pp. 28 (including cover, oblong large 8vo), text by Philippe Toussaint in French, Dutch, German and English, large folio, printed wrappers and portfolio.
€ 50
Klopfenstein, Elisa & Philippe Toussaint
Orchidaceae belgicae. Les orchidées de Belgique. ...
Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van België/Jardin botanique national de Belgique, 1987, fascicle 5 (of 5), 12 fine colour-plates on thick paper (270 x 400 mm) after paintings by Elisa Klopfenstein and brochure, pp. 28 (including cover, oblong large 8vo), text by Philippe Toussaint in French, Dutch, German and English, large folio, printed wrappers and portfolio.
€ 50
Kraenzlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
Abbildungen der in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Gebieten vorkommenden Grundformen der Orchideen-Arten.
Berlin, R. Friedländer, 1904, pp. xiv, (1, adv.), 60 fine chromolithographed plates by Walter Müller with text-leaves, large 8vo, cloth-backed boards with chromolithographed front cover (neatly rebacked).
€ 600
* Nissen BBI 1096; Stafleu & Cowan 3900.
Kraenzlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig: Abbildungen der in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Gebieten vorkommenden Grundformen der Orchideen-Arten.
Landwehr, John
Wilde orchideeën van Europa.
‘s-Graveland, Ver. tot Behoud van Natuurmonumenten in Nederland, 1977, pp. 575, numerous text-illustrations (drawings, maps and fine colour-illustrations after paintings by the author), 2 volumes, large 4to, cloth, dust-jackets. Fine copy of this standard work.
€ 100
Landwehr, John
Wilde orchideeën van Europa.
‘s-Graveland, Ver. tot Behoud van Natuurmonumenten in Nederland, 1977, pp. 575, numerous text-illustrations (drawings, maps and fine colour-illustrations after paintings by the author), 2 volumes, large 4to, cloth, dust-jackets (rubbed)
€ 95
Linden, Lucien et al.
Le journal des orchidées. Guide pratique de culture.
Gand [Gent], Eug. Vanderhaeghen, 1892, volume 3 (only of 7), pp. 397, 46 text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards with gilt-lettered spine (top slightly rubbed).
€ 160
Only a total of 7 volumes of this rare periodical, issued two-weekly, were published from 1890-1897. Lucien Linden was the younger son of Jean Jules Linden (1817-1898), Luxembourg botanical explorer, plant dealer at Luxemburg, director of the Jardin royal de Zoologie et d'Horticulture, Brussels. Continuing his activities as plant introducer and dealer both in Brussels and Gent in his firms Compagnie continentale d'horticulture and l'Horticulture internationale. Lucien Linden succeeded his father in 1876. In 1876 Le journal des orchidées and l'Illustration horticole, both published by Linden, were discontinued and merged into Linden's new periodical La semaine horticole.
* Not in Nissen BBI and Stafleu & Cowan.
Linden, Lucien et al.: Le journal des orchidées. Guide pratique de culture.
Linden, Lucien et al.
Le journal des orchidées. Guide pratique de culture.
Gand [Gent], Eug. Vanderhaeghen, 1893, volume 4 (only of 7), pp. 392, text-illustrations 47-73 and portrait, large 8vo (173 x 233 mm), cloth-backed marbled boards (rebacked, preserving gilt-lettered title). With original printed wrappers, advertisements and Petites nouvelles et petite correspondance, which are normally discarded.
€ 165
Only a total of 7 volumes of this rare periodical, issued two-weekly, were published from 1890-1897. Lucien Linden was the younger son of Jean Jules Linden (1817-1898), Luxembourg botanical explorer, plant dealer at Luxemburg, director of the Jardin royal de Zoologie et d'Horticulture, Brussels. Continuing his activities as plant introducer and dealer both in Brussels and Gent in his firms Compagnie continentale d'horticulture and l'Horticulture internationale. Lucien Linden succeeded his father in 1876. In 1876 Le journal des orchidées and l'Illustration horticole, both published by Linden, were discontinued and merged into Linden's new periodical La semaine horticole.
* Not in Nissen BBI and Stafleu & Cowan.
Linden, Lucien et al.: Le journal des orchidées. Guide pratique de culture.
Nicolai, Woldemar
Orchideen und ihre Kultur im Zimmer und Gewächshaus.
Frankfurt an der Oder & Berlin, Trowitzsch, 1932, 1. edition, pp. 132, (4, adv.), colour-plate and over 140 text-illustrations (photos and drawings), small 4to, cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards.
€ 40
Odijk, Gerard Th.
Orchideeën. Handleiding voor plantenliefhebbers en kweekers.
Haarlem, J. Enschedé, [ca. 1940], pp. 121, photo-plate illustrations and text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth.
€ 30
Schlechter, Rudolf et al.
Die Orchideen. Ihre Beschreibung, Kultur und Züchtung. Handbuch für Orchideenliebhaber, Züchter und Botaniker.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1915, 1. edition, pp. viii, 836, (4, adv.), 12 colour-plate photos and 242 text-illustrations, large 8vo, decorated cloth. Nice copy.
€ 275
* Stafleu & Cowan 10.780.
Schlechter, Rudolf et al.: Die Orchideen. Ihre Beschreibung, Kultur und Züchtung. Handbuch für Orchideenliebhaber, Züchter und Botaniker.
Schlechter, Rudolf et al.
Die Orchideen. Ihre Beschreibung, Kultur und Züchtung. Handbuch für Orchideenliebhaber, Züchter und Botaniker.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1915, 1. edition, pp. viii, 836, (4, adv.), 12 colour-plate photos and 242 text-illustrations, large 8vo, decorated cloth (slightly stained).
€ 175
* Stafleu & Cowan 10.780.
Schlechter, Rudolf et al.
Die Orchideen. Ihre Beschreibung, Kultur und Züchtung.
Berlin, etc., Paul Parey, [1970-1981], 3. edition, volume 1, 12 fascicles (only of 15) in 11 volumes, pp. 752 and indexes, numerous text-illustrations, 4to, uncut, wrappers.
€ 100
Added: Volume 2, fascicle 1-5 and 8, wrappers.
Schulze, Max
Die Orchidaceen Deutschlands, Deutsch-Oesterreichs und der Schweiz.
Gera-Untermhaus, Fr. Eugen Köhler, 1894, pp. [viii], 18, unnumbered text, engraved portrait-frontispiece of H.G. Reichenbach, engraved tinted anatomical plate and 92 fine chromolithographed plates, large 8vo (165 x 243 mm), illustrated cloth (some spotting and spine neatly repaired). Well preserved copy.
€ 335
* Nissen BBI 1817; Great flower books p. 75; Stafleu & Cowan 11.351.
Schulze, Max: Die Orchidaceen Deutschlands, Deutsch-Oesterreichs und der Schweiz.
Smith, Johannes Jacobus
Die Orchideen von Java.
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1905-1914, 1 text-volume and 6 plate-volumes, pp. viii, 672; [vii], 31 plates; [v], 25 plates; [v], 25 plates; [v], 25 plates; [v], 25 plates; (Schluss) [iii], [xiii, indexes], [i], 18 plates; the plates (with text-leaves) depicting 483 figures; large 8vo, cloth (text-volume) and uncut in printed wrappers (plate-volumes). Flora von Buitenzorg Band VI. Well preserved set of this very scarce work.
€ 850
A total of 8 supplements were published, which are almost always lacking because these were published in Buitenzorg. The very detailed illustrations were drawn by the author and lithographed by M. Kromohardjo.
* Stafleu & Cowan 12.265.
Smith, Johannes Jacobus: Die Orchideen von Java.
Smith, Johannes Jacobus
Die Orchideen von Niederländisch Neu-Guinea.
Leide [Leiden], E.J. Brill, 1909, pp. [iv], 1-148, 46 lithographed plates with several figures and leaves with captions. [&] Christ, H.: Filices, pp. 149-164. [&] Went, F.A.F.C.: Triuridaceae [&] Polygalaceae, pp. 165-169, plate 47. [&] Koorders, S.H.: Sapindaceae [&] Elaeocarpaceae [&] Gentianaceae [&] Taxaceae [&] Ericaceae, pp. 171-191, plate 48. [&] Smith, J.J.: Burmanniaceae [&] Corciaceae [&] Stemonaceae, pp. 193-198, plate 49. [&] Hiern, W.P.: Ebenaceae [&] Loganiaceae, pp. 199-202. [&] Beccari, O.: Palmae. pp. 203-221, plate 50-51; large 4to (250 x 315 mm), cloth-backed boards (slightly rubbed). Forms Nova Guinea. Uitkomsten der Nederlandsche Nieuw-Guinea-expeditie in 1907 onder leiding van Mr. H.A. Lorentz/... Résultats de l’expédition ... Volume VIII. Botanique. Livraison I.
€ 400
* Stafleu & Cowan V p. 693.
Smith, Johannes Jacobus: Die Orchideen von Niederländisch Neu-Guinea.
Stein, Berthold
Stein’s Orchideenbuch. Beschreibung, Abbildung und Kulturanweisung der empfehlenswertesten Arten.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1892, pp. vii, 604, (4, adv.), 184 text-illustrations, large 8vo, colour-illustrated cloth (spine-ends rubbed). Paper slightly browned as usual. Well preserved copy.
€ 340
* Stafleu & Cowan 12.927.
Stein, Berthold: Stein’s Orchideenbuch. Beschreibung, Abbildung und Kulturanweisung der empfehlenswertesten Arten.
Summerhayes, V.S.
Wild orchids of Britain with a key to the species.
London, Collins, 1951, 1. edition, pp. xvii, 366, 19 text-illustrations and 44 distribution-maps, 100 plate-illustrations (61 in colour), 8vo, cloth (slightly stained). The new naturalist.
€ 30
Sundermann, Hans
Europäische und mediterrane Orchideen. Eine Bestimmungsflora mit Berücksichtigung der Ökologie.
Hannover, Brücke, 1970, 1. edition, pp. 224, numerous text-illustrations (mostly photos and in colour), small 8vo, colour-illustrated boards.
€ 30
Treub, Melchior
Notes sur l’embryogénie de quelques orchidées.
Amsterdam, Johannes Müller & l’Académie Royale Néerlandaise des Sciences, 1879, pp. [i], 50, 8 lithographed plates (some partly coloured) by A.J. Wendel, 4to, uncut, recent wrappers with mounted decorated printed wrappers. Disturbing library stamps on title-page.
€ 85
* Stafleu & Cowan 15.057.
Watson, William & H.J. Chapman
Orchids: Their culture and management. New edition, revised throughout and greatly enlarged. Contains full descriptions of all species and varieties that are in general cultivation, a list of hybrids and their recorded parentage, and detailed cultural directions.
London, L. Upcott Gill & New York, Charles Scribner, 1903, 3.(last) edition, pp. [xi], 559, (5, adv.), many photo-illustrations and engravings and 20 colour-plates (some double), 8vo, top-edge gilt, others uncut, embossed cloth. Well preserved copy.
€ 250
* Nissen BBI 2111n; Stafleu & Cowan 16.828.
Watson, William & H.J. Chapman: Orchids: Their culture and management. New edition, revised throughout and greatly enlarged. Contains full descriptions of all species and varieties that are in general cultivation, a list of hybrids and their recorded parentage, and detailed cultural directions.
Williamson, Graham
The orchids of south central Africa. With the co-operation of R.B. Drummond and R. Grosvenor.
London, J.M. Dent, 1977, pp. 237, 185 colour-plate illustrations on 48 pp. and text-illustrations (drawings and maps), 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 70
* SABLIT 741.
Withner, Carl L. (editor)
The orchids. A scientific survey.
New York, The Ronald Press, 1959, pp. ix, 648, numerous text-illustrations, large 8vo, decorated cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 60