Schumann, Karl Moritz & Max Gürke: Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia cactacearum) im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Geselllschaft ...
succulents

cacti and succulent plants, geography, plant hunting, cultivation
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Jacobsen, Hermann Johannes Heinrich
Die Sukkulenten. Beschreibung, Kultur und Verwendung der sukkulenten Gewächse mit Ausnahme der Kakteen. Ein Buch für Gärtner und Pflanzenliebhaber.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1933, 1. edition, pp. xii, 211, 219 text-illustrations, large 8vo, illustrated cloth. Fine copy.
€ 60
Jacobsen, Hermann Johannes Heinrich: Die Sukkulenten. Beschreibung, Kultur und Verwendung der sukkulenten Gewächse mit Ausnahme der Kakteen. Ein Buch für Gärtner und Pflanzenliebhaber.
Jacobsen, Hermann Johannes Heinrich
A handbook of succulent plants. Descriptions, synonyms and cultural details for succulents other than cactaceae.
(London, Blandford Press, 1960, 1. English edition), Brussel, Jos. Adam, 1974, reprint, 3 volumes: - 1, pp. xv, 1-489; - 2, pp. [vii], 491-912; - 3, pp. [viii], 913-1442; 1617 text-illustrations and 3 maps, large 8vo (168 x 240 mm), cloth. Well preserved set.
€ 150
  Jacobsen, Hermann Johannes Heinrich: A handbook of succulent plants. Descriptions, synonyms and cultural details for succulents other than cactaceae.
Knippel, Karl
Leifaden zur Pflege der Kakteen.
Frankfurt a.d. Oder, Trowitzsch, 1922, 2. edition, pp. 16, 8vo, illustrated wrappers.
Added: Kakteen im Heim by Friedrich Adolph Haage jun. Erfurt, [n.d.], 101-120.000, pp. 48, 12mo, colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 30
  Knippel, Karl: Leifaden zur Pflege der Kakteen.
Krainz, Hans et al.
Die Kakteen. Eine Gesamtdarstellung der eingeführten Arten nebst Anzucht- und Pflege-Anweisungen.
Stuttgart, Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 1957-1975, numerous text-illustrations (drawings, photos and mounted colour-photo illustrations), large 8vo (185 x 260 mm), 3 volumes, cloth (loose-leaf system). Last volume in modern binder. Fine set.
€ 220
This important work remained unfinished and was published in instalments between 1957 and 1975.
  
Krainz, Hans et al.
Die Kakteen. Eine Gesamtdarstellung der eingeführten Arten nebst Anzucht- und Pflege-Anweisungen.
Stuttgart, Franckh’sche Verlagshandlung, 1957-1975, numerous text-illustrations (drawings, photos and mounted colour-photo illustrations), large 8vo (185 x 260 mm), 5 volumes, cloth (loose-leaf system). Very well preserved copy.
€ 600
This important work remained unfinished and was published in instalments, resulting in 4 volumes. This set includes an extra volume with duplicates arranged in a different order. Very difficult to collate, but apparently an overcomplete set.
Krainz, Hans et al. Die Kakteen. Eine Gesamtdarstellung der eingeführten Arten nebst Anzucht- und Pflege-Anweisungen.
Krook, J.J.
Handboek tot de kennis, voortkweeking en behandeling van alle tot heden bekende cactus-soorten, in haren ganschen omvang.
(Amsterdam, F. Günst, 1854), Amsterdam, Meesters, 1977, reprint, pp. [i*], vi, 132; 75; table and 24 wood-engravings on 20plates, 2 parts in 1 volume, 8vo, stiff illustrated wrappers.
€ 35
Kupper, Walter
Das Kakteenbuch.
Berlin, Gartenschönheit, 1928, 1.edition, pp. 201, (2, adv.), colour- and plain illustrations, 4to, cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards. Bücher der Gartenschönheit.
€ 40
Preface by Camillo Schneider. The historic part with illustrations from old flower books. Well designed publication.
Kupper, Walter
Das Kakteenbuch.
Berlin, Gartenschönheit, 1928, 1. edition, pp. 201, (2, adv.), text-illustrations (mostly photos and partly in colour), 4to, colour-illustrated cloth (slightly foxed and rubbed). Bücher der Gartenschönheit.
€ 60
Preface by Camillo Schneider. The historic part with illustrations from old flower books. Well designed publication.
Kupper, Walter: Das Kakteenbuch.
Kupper, Walter
Das Kakteenbuch.
Berlin, Gartenschönheit, 1929, (6.-10.000), pp. 201, (2, adv.), colour- and plain photo-illustrations in text, 4to (245 x 250 mm), colour-illustrated cloth. Bücher der Gartenschönheit. Preface by C. Schneider. Well designed book.
€ 65
  
Kupper, Walter
Kakteen.
Zürich, Silva, 1954, pp. 128, 60 mounted colour-plates by Pia Roshardt, 4to, decorated cloth.
€ 35
Lamb, Edgar
The illustrated reference on cacti & other succulents.
London, Blandford Press, 1955, 1. edition, pp. 311, (1), 32 photo-illustrations in colour and 214 plain photo-illustrations, 8vo (135 x 214 mm), cloth, dust-jacket (damaged).
€ 25
  
Laren, A.J. van
Cactussen. Te illustreren met Verkade’s plaatjes, naar teekeningen van C. Rol, J. Voerman Jr. en H. Rol ...
Zaandam, Verkade, 1931, pp. [i], 101, mounted colour-plates (with Latin names in hand-writing) and text-illustrations, 4to, cloth-backed illustrated boards. Scrap-book. Slight foxing, but a nice copy.
€ 30
Lemaire, Charles
Les plantes grasses autres que les cactées. Histoire, patrie, genres, espèces et culture, etc.
Paris, Librairie agricole de la Maison rustique, [1869], 1. edition, pp. [v], 135, (36, catalogue), 13 engraved text-illustrations, small 8vo (115 × 185 mm), uncut, illustrated wrappers. Bibliothèque du jardinier.
€ 100
* Stafleu & Cowan 4379.
Lemaire, Charles
Iconographie descriptive des cactées ou essais systématiques et raisonnés sur l’histoire naturelle, la classification et la culture des plantes de cette famille.
(Paris, H. Cousin, 1841-1846), Mill Valley, California, Strawberry Press, 1993, pp. 81, including 16 colour-plates by Duménil after Maubert, large folio (315 x 510 mm), half imitation leather with cloth covers, dust-jacket. With 4 duplicate plates loosely inserted. Fine copy.
€ 400
Beautiful facsimile edition of the finest depictions of cacti ever published and extremely rare. With an introduction by Gordon Rowley.
* Cf. Pritzel 5202; Nissen BBI 1169; Stafleu & Cowan 4375.
Martius, Carl Friedrich Philipp von
Beschreibung einiger neuen Nopaleen.
([Vratislaviae & Bonnae], 1832), 1981, reprint, pp. 321-362, lithographed plates 17-26, 4to, cloth-backed boards.
€ 30
* Cf. Stafleu & Cowan 5532.
Michotte, Félicien
Agaves et fourcroyas. Culture et exploitation.
Paris, Société d'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1931, 3. edition, pp. xix, 407, (3), text-illustrations (some full-page), large 8vo (163 × 253 mm), uncut, printed wrappers. Some slight marginal stains, but well preserved copy.
€ 60
Petersen, Elly
Taschenbuch für den Kakteenfreund. Eine praktische Anleitung für Anzucht und Pflege der Kakteen und Sukkulenten.
Eßlingen & München, J.F. Schreiber, (1933), 4.impression, pp. viii, 180, (4, adv.), 17 text-illustrations, 39 photo-plate illustrations, 1 colour-plate and 23 tinted plates, small 8vo, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers. Library stamp on title-page.
€ 30
Pilbeam, John
Haworthia and Astroloba. A collector's guide.
London, B.T. Batsford, 1983, 1. edition, pp. 167, text-illustrations and colour-plate illustrations, 4to (187 x 247 mm), boards.
€ 55
  
Praeger, Robert Lloyd
An account of the genus Sedum as found in cultivation.
(London, The Royal Horticultural Society, 1921), J. Cramer, 1967, reprint, pp. [iv], 314, 185 text-illustrations (line-drawings), 8vo (165 × 250 mm), uncut, printed wrappers. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society. Cancelled library stamps.
€ 25
* Stafleu & Cowan 8251.
Praeger, Robert Lloyd
An account of the Sempervivum group.
(London, Royal Horticultural Society, 1932), Lehre, J. Cramer & Codicote, Wheldon & Wesley, 1967, pp. [v], 265, 107 text-illustrations, large 8vo (173 x 250 mm), uncut, printed wrappers. Plant monograph reprints.
€ 50
* Stafleu & Cowan 8252.
Rehnelt, Fr.
Die Kakteen ihre Anzucht und Pflege.
Leipzig, Hachmeister & Thal, 1927, pp. 112, (12, adv.), 69 text-illustrations, small 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Lehrmeister-Bücherei.
€ 25
Reynolds, Gilbert Westacott
The aloes of South Africa.
Cape Town, A.A. Balkema, 1982, 4. edition, pp. xviii, 538, 583 text-illustrations and 59 plates (partly in colour), small 4to (185 x 266 mm), cloth, dust-jacket. New condition.
€ 115
"His work justifiably earned him an honorary doctorate, and is still the Aloe enthusiast's 'bible' " (SABLIT).
* SABLIT 538.
  Reynolds, Gilbert Westacott The aloes of South Africa.
Ringh, Chr. de
Vademecum bij het verzamelen en kweeken van cactussen en overige vetplanten.
Utrecht, J. van Druten, (1929), pp. 118 (partly interleaved), 50 text-illustrations (full-page photos), small 8vo, printed wrappers.
€ 30
Roeder, Wilhelm von
Der Kakteenzüchter. Grundsätze und Ziele neuzeitlicher Kakteenpflege nebst einem Anhang zur Pflege einiger anderer beliebter Sukkulenten.
Stuttgart, Franckh’sche Verlagshandlung, [ca. 1927], 5. edition, pp. 102, (2, adv.), 26 text-illustrations and 32 photo-plates, 8vo, original cloth with mounted colour-illustrated front wrapper. Fine copy.
€ 30
Rother, W.O.
Praktischer Leitfaden zur Anzucht und Pflege der Kakteen und anderer Sukkulenten.
Frankfurt an der Oder, Trowitzsch, [ca. 1925], 6.edition by W. Vorwerk, pp. [viii], 223, (5, adv.), colour-frontispiece and 153 text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth-backed colour-decorated boards.
€ 35
Rother, W.O.
Praktischer Leitfaden für die Pflege und Anzucht unserer Kakteen und anderer Sukkulenten.
Frankfurt an der Oder, Trowitzsch, 1930, 8. edition by W. Vorwerk, pp. [viii], 216, (4, adv.), 200 text-illustrations and 4 colour-plates, large 8vo (158 x 233 mm), cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards.
€ 35
  Rother, W.O.: Praktischer Leitfaden für die Pflege und Anzucht unserer Kakteen und anderer Sukkulenten.
Rowley, Gordon Douglas
A history of succulent plants.
Mill Valley, Strawberry Press, 1997, 1. edition, pp. xv, 409, square 4to (250 x 243 mm), numerous text-illustrations in colour, gilt-lettered cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 100
  
Schelle, Ernst
Kakteen. Kurze Beschreibung nebst Angaben über die Kultur der gegenwärtig im Handel befindlichen Arten und Formen.
Tübingen, Alexander Fischer, 1926, 1. edition, pp. [vii], 368, 197 photo-illustrations on pp. 70, (1), small 8vo (125 x 187 mm), decorated cloth. Ownership inscription on title-page.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan 10.522.
  Schelle, Ernst: Kakteen. Kurze Beschreibung nebst Angaben über die Kultur der gegenwärtig im Handel befindlichen Arten und Formen.
Schultze, Johannes Dominicus
Ueber die grosse Amerikanische Aloe richtiger Agave bey Gelegenheit der jetzt im Raths-Apotheker-Garten blühenden.
Hamburg, Herold, 1782, pp. 64, small 8vo (95 × 153 mm), old plain wrappers.
€ 600
* Pritzel 8488; Stafleu & Cowan 11.308.
Schulz, Ellen D.
Cactus culture.
New York, Orange Judd, 1947, revised edition, pp. 180, text-illustrations, frontispiece and 30photo-plates, 8vo, cloth.
€ 25
Schumann, Karl Moritz
Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen (Monographia Cactacearum). Mit einer kurzen Anweisung zur Pflege der Kakteen von Karl Hirscht. ... Nachträge 1898 bis 1902.
Neudamm, J. Neumann, 1903, 2. edition, 2 volumes: - 1, pp. xi, 832, 153 text-illustrations; - 2, pp. viii, 171, 36 text-illustrations; bound in 1 volume, large 8vo (155 x 234 mm), half green gilt-ruled morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration. Attractive copy.
€ 410
"The definitive cactus monograph came out in book form as "Complete Description of Cacti" (Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen) in 1898, 832 pages, with a 172-page supplement in 1902 - the cactophile's bible up to the time of Britton and Rose, and still indispensable to researchers today" (Rowley).
* Stafleu & Cowan 11.386; Rowley p. 263.
Schumann, Karl Moritz: Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen (Monographia Cactacearum). Mit einer kurzen Anweisung zur Pflege der Kakteen von Karl Hirscht. ... Nachträge 1898 bis 1902.
Schumann, Karl Moritz & Max Gürke
Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia cactacearum) im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Geselllschaft ...
Neudamm, J. Neumann, [1900-1905], 1. edition, pp. [xvi], 76 chromolithographed plates finished by hand with text-leaves, large 4to (246 x 320 mm), calf-backed marbled boards with finely gilt-decorated and lettered spine. Plate 1-60 published as volume 1 and plate 61-76 as the first part of volume 2, bound in 1 volume. Fine copy.
€ 2.000
The complete work was published from 1900-1921 in 45 fascicles and bound in 3 volumes with 176 chromolithographed plates (4 double-page). Together with Lemaire's publication, Iconographie descriptive des cactées, the most beautifully produced work on succulents. The fine chromolithographed plates after drawings by Toni Gürke, wife of one of the authors.
* Nissen BBI 1818; Stafleu & Cowan 11.388.
  Schumann, Karl Moritz & Max Gürke: Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia cactacearum) im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Geselllschaft ...
Suringar, Willem Frederik Reinier (editor)
Musée botanique de Leide.
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1871-1905, 3 volumes: volume 1(a). W.F.R. Suringar: Illustration des espèces et formes du genre d’algues Gloiopeltis J. Ag., pp. xi, 1-62, plate 1-21 (i-xxi); volume 1(b). W.F.R. Suringar: Illustration des algues du Japon, pp. 63-97, plate 22-34 (i-xiii); volume 2(a). W.F.R. Suringar: Algues du Japon (suite), pp. [v], 1-15, plate 1-9 (xiv-xxii); volume 2(b). M. Treub: Le méristème primitif de la racine dans les monocotylédones, pp. [iii], 17-98, plate 10-17 (i-viii); volume 2(c). M. Treub: Recherches sur les organes de la végétation du Selaginella martensii, Spring., pp. 99-126, plate 18-22 (i-v); volume 3. W.F.R. Suringar & Jan Valckenier Suringar: Illustrations du genre Melocactus, pp. xii, 1-40, plate 1-25, 36, 27 and 43 (photos and chromolithographs); 4to (ca. 245 x 310 mm), later half cloth. Fine copy.
€ 350
All published. With fine lithographed plates (often in colour) by A.J. Kouwels and A.J. Wendel.
* Nissen BBI 1914 (information not complete); DSB XIII p. 154; Stafleu & Cowan 13.433; 13.448 (Illustrations du genre Melocactus; mentioning 24 plates; not mentioned: photo-plate 25 and colour-plates 27, 36 and 43).
Thomas, F.
Kurze Anleitung zur Zimmerkultur der Kakteen.
Neudamm, J. Neumann, 1921, 6.edition, pp. 79, (1, adv.), 50text-illustrations, 8vo, stiff printed wrappers.
€ 25
Turkenburg’s Zaadhandel
Gedoornde vrienden. Handboekje voor het kweeken van cactussen uit zaad.
Bodegraven, Turkenburg, [ca. 1930], 1. impression, pp. 47, photo-illustrations, small 8vo, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers.
€ 25
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
De cactussen. Handleiding voor de verzorging en het aanleggen van verzamelingen van planten uit de familie der Cactaceae.
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, Willem van Gorcum, (1926), 2. edition, pp. 63, (9, adv.), 12 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 25
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
De cactussen. Handleiding voor de verzorging en het aanleggen van verzamelingen van planten uit de familie der Cactaceae.
Amsterdam, Kosmos, (1930), 3. edition, pp. 71, (9, adv.), 16 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 25
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
De cactussen. Handleiding voor de verzorging en het aanleggen van verzamelingen van planten uit de familie der Cactaceae.
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, Willem van Gorcum, [1923], 1. edition, pp. 64, (8, adv.), 14 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 25
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
De vetplanten. Cultuur, geslachten en soorten.
Amsterdam, Kosmos & Assen, Willem van Gorcum, [ca. 1925], pp. 64, (8, adv.), 16 text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Weten en kunnen.
€ 25
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
Het cactusboek.
Utrecht, J. van Druten, (1928), pp. 168, fine colour-frontispiece and 113 text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth.
€ 35
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
Het cactusboek.
Utrecht, J. van Druten, (1928), pp. 168, fine colour-frontispiece and 113 text-illustrations, large 8vo (167 x 242 mm), colour-decorated stiff wrappers.
€ 40
  
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
Het cactusboek.
Utrecht, J. van Druten, (1928), pp. 168, fine colour-frontispiece and 113 text-illustrations, large 8vo, colour-decorated stiff wrappers (slightly rubbed).
€ 35
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.: Het cactusboek.
Verbeek Wolthuys, J.J.
Het raadsel van het ontstaan van monstruositeiten en cristaties bij de succulenten. The enigma of the origin of monstrosity and cristation in succulent plants.
Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé, [ca. 1938], pp. 73, 14 text-illustrations, large 8vo (158 x 245 mm), printed wrappers.
€ 30
  
Zoltán, Mészáros
Virágzó kaktuszok.
Budapest, Mezögazdasági Kiadó, 1969, pp. 312, 245 text-illustrations, 8vo (165 × 238 mm), illustrated cloth, dust-jacket. Library stamps.
€ 30