Caprifoliaceae - Linnaea borealis. From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries … by Conrad Loddiges. Caprifoliaceae
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Well known for its many ornamental shrubs and vines, primarily composed of north temperate species but including some tropical mountain plants.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia spathulata
From: Curtis's botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal gardens of Kew and other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions by Joseph Dalton Hooker.
London, L. Reeve, 1882, volume 108, plate 6601. Hand-coloured lithograph by John Nugent Fitch (sheet 152 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
"The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants …" (Hunt). "A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information" (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
  Caprifoliaceae - Abelia spathulata From: Curtis's botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal gardens of Kew and other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions by Joseph Dalton Hooker.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia uniflora
Lardizabalaceae - Lardizabala biternata
Compositae - Barnadesia rosea
From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers by Charles François Antoine Morren.
Liège [Luik], La Direction Générale, 1853, volume 3. Hand-coloured lithograph by G. Severeyns (sheet 152 x 236 mm). Slight offset.
€ 85
Important Belgian periodical. A total of 35 volumes were produced from 1851-1885 by the Morrens, father and son. Charles François Antoine was director of the Jardin botanique de l’Université de Liège and professor of botany and his son, Charles Jacques Édouard, was also director of the Jardin botanique de l’Université de Liège and specialist on Bromeliaceae.
* Nissen BBI 2218; Stafleu & Cowan III pp. 592-593.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia uniflora Lardizabalaceae - Lardizabala biternata Compositae - Barnadesia rosea From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers by Charles François Antoine Morren.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia uniflora
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1852-1853, volume 8, plate 824. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 158 x 237 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia uniflora. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Caprifolium sempervirens ?
From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, [1875-] 1876-1879, plate 3. Chromolithograph (sheet 230 x 300 mm with library perforation stamp). Text enclosed.
€ 75
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns after paintings by Abraham Jacobus Wendel. They depict flowers and fruit then growing in The Netherlands. Publication started in 1875 on the initiative of the Pomological Society at Boskoop.
* Nissen BBI 1474.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera sempervirens - Caprifolium sempervirens. From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Caprifoliaceae - Centranthus calcitrapa - Valeriana calcitrapa
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 213. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 65
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Centranthus calcitrapae - Valeriana calcitrapa. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla amabilis ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1853, volume 8, plate 855. Chromolithograph by L. Stroobant finished by hand (sheet 159 x 238 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla florida - Diervilla amabilis. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla amabilis ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1857, volume 12, plate 1189. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 162 x 2478 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 35
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
  Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla amabilis From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla floribunda ?
From: l’Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).
Paris, H. Cousin, 1839, volume 1, plate 19. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 154 x 241 mm). Slightly browned. Text missing.
€ 35
* Pritzel 5201; Stafleu & Cowan 4374.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla floribunda. From: l’Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla lonicera - Diervilla humilis
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1816, volume 43, plate 1796. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 143 x 237 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 40
The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants … (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla lonicera - Diervilla humilis From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla lonicera - Lonicera diervilla
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 110
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla trifida - Lonicera diervilla. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla middendorfiana ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1137. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 171 x 252 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
  Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla middendorfiana From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Dipsacus fullonum
From: English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants by James Edward Smith.
London, R. Taylor, J. Sowerby, etc., 1809, volume 29, plate 2080. Hand-coloured engraving by James Sowerby (sheet 145 x 237 mm; impression 99 x 178 mm). Text enclosed. Upper margin partly waterstained.
€ 55
One of the most celebrated of all British floras is Sowerby’s English botany. This periodical publication, issued in 267 numbers, and published in thirty-six volumes between 1790 and 1814, contains 2,592 beautifully coloured illustrations of plants most of which are drawn and engraved by James Sowerby. The plates are accompanied by descriptive letterpress written by the eminent botanist James Edward Smith, … (Henrey II p. 141). James Sowerby, who was the first of several members of this family who became noted as authors and illustrators of books on natural history, lived from 1757-1822. He studied painting at the Royal Academy, and soon turned to botanical illustration. His first work was for William Curtis’s Flora londinensis and his
Botanical magazine
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* Pritzel 8789; Dunthorne 291; Blunt pp. 190-192; Nissen BBI 2225; Great flower books p. 76; Hunt 717; Henrey 1366; Stafleu & Cowan 12.221.
Caprifoliaceae - Dipsacus fullonum From: English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants by James Edward Smith.
Caprifoliaceae - Dipsacus leschenaultii
From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Madras, P.R. Hunt for the author, 1850, volume 2, plate 130. Hand-coloured lihograph by Govindoo, Rungiah, lithopgraphed by Dumphy, Wight, Winchester (sheet 220 x 267mm). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 65
Wight, a British surgeon, arived in India in 1819, with no training as a botanist. He became superintendent of the Botanic garden of Madras from 1826-1828. By the time he finally retired in 1853 he had described nearly 3000 species of Indian plants.This beautifully illustrated work on the Indian flora was published in 250 copies only.
* Nissen BBI 2141; Great flower books p. 81; Stafleu & Cowan 17.579.
  Caprifoliaceae - Dipsacus leschenaultii From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Caprifoliaceae - Fedia dentata ?
From: Flora batava by Jan Kops, Herman Christiaan van Hall and others.
Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, 1832, volume 6, plate 451. Hand-coloured engraving (unpressed sheet 242 x 298 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 35
The Flora batava, a monumental work forming a beautifully illustrated survey of all indigenous plants in the Netherlands. It was started in 1800 by Jan Kops, a Dutch agronomist and professor of botany at Utrecht. The first 10 volumes constitute all that was prepared and issued under his supervision (later assisted by Herman Christiaan van Hall, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel and Johannes Everhardus van der Trappen). When finished at last in 1934, Willem Jan Lütjeharms was the editor for volume 28, in which he concludes that this work has ended now and that publication took longer than any comparable foreign flora: De Flora Batava heeft langer geleefd dan een der met dit werk vergelijkbare buitenlandsche plaatwerken. The long publication period reflects the change in the technique of its illustrations. Initially copper-engravings were used, followed by lithographs, all coloured by hand, but from volume 25 colour-printing was gradually introduced. Also several artists were involved, but the plates are not signed, nor much information is given about them. The first publisher, J.C. Sepp en Zoon, was renowned for its scientific colour-plate books. Each plate is accompanied by a text in Dutch and French. The work was issued in 8vo and 4to. This plate is in the most desirable large 4to format.
* Pritzel 4822; Jackson p. 324; Nissen BBI 2247; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 60; Stafleu & Cowan 3874; Johnston 663; A hundred highlights from the koninklijke Bibliotheek 70.
Valerianaceae - Fedia dentata. From: Flora batava by Jan Kops, Herman Christiaan van Hall and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Fedia olitoria ?
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 215. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Text enclosed.
€ 50
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valerianella olitoria - Fedia olitoria. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Knautia arvensis - Scabiosa arvensis
From: Flora batava by Jan Kops and others.
Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, 1807, volume 2, plate 121. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 225 x 278 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 225
The Flora batava, a monumental work forming a beautifully illustrated survey of all indigenous plants in the Netherlands. It was started in 1800 by Jan Kops, a Dutch agronomist and professor of botany at Utrecht. The first 10 volumes constitute all that was prepared and issued under his supervision. When finished at last in 1934, Willem Jan Lütjeharms was the editor for volume 28, in which he concludes that this work has ended now and that publication took longer than any comparable foreign flora: De Flora Batava heeft langer geleefd dan een der met dit werk vergelijkbare buitenlandsche plaatwerken. The long publication period reflects the change in the technique of its illustrations. Initially copper-engravings were used, followed by lithographs, all coloured by hand, but from volume 25 colour-printing was gradually introduced. Also several artists were involved, but the plates are not signed, nor much information is given about them. Most plates in the first 3 volumes were illustrated by Georg Jacob Johann van Os. He was born in 1782 in The Hague and settled in Paris in 1826, where he worked for the Sèvres porcelain factory and was a painter of flower and fruit pieces, still lifes, etc. These early, finely engraved plates are exquisitely coloured by hand. Each plate is accompanied by a text in Dutch and French. The first publisher, J.C. Sepp en Zoon, was renowned for its scientific colour-plate books. The work was issued in 8vo and 4to. This plate is in the most desirable 4to format.
* Pritzel 4822; Jackson p. 324; Nissen BBI 2247; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 60; Stafleu & Cowan 3874; Sam Segal: Flowers and nature pp. 250-251 (Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os); Johnston 663; A hundred highlights from the koninklijke Bibliotheek 70.
Caprifoliaceae - Knautia arvensis - Scabiosa arvensis From: Flora batava by Jan Kops and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Leycesteria formosa
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1839, volume 65, plate 3699. Hand-coloured engraving by Joseph Swan after Walter Hood Fitch (sheet 220 x 273 mm with fold). Slightly browned. Text missing.
€ 100
The first and most important botanical magazine made up of ‘figures’ of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants … (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290; Johnston 577.
Caprifoliaceae - Leycesteria formosa. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
Caprifoliaceae - Leycesteria formosa
From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, [1875-] 1876-1879, plate 36. Chromolithograph by A.J. Wendel (sheet 252 x 322 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 100
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns. They depict flowers and fruit then growing in The Netherlands. Publication started in 1875 on the initiative of the Pomological Society at Boskoop.
* Nissen BBI 1474.
Caprifoliaceae - Leycesteria formosa. From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Caprifoliaceae - Linnaea borealis
From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries … by Conrad Loddiges.
London, C. Loddiges & Sons, etc., 1818, volume 2, plate 188. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 157 x 210 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 75
A total of 20 volumes of this periodical were published from 1817-1833. The beautiful engravings are by George Cooke from drawings by George Loddiges, William Loddiges and others. They depict plants growing in the Hackney nursery, founded by Conrad Loddiges and bearing his name. The establishment became famous for its many rare plants.
* Pritzel 5559; Dunthorne 187; Nissen BBI 2228; Great flower books p. 85; Stafleu & Cowan 4914; SABLIT 765; Johnston 806.
  Caprifoliaceae - Linnaea borealis. From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries … by Conrad Loddiges.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera alpigena ?
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 110
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera alpigena. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera brownii ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1133. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 157 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera brownii. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera caprifolia - Lonicera caprifolium major
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856,, volume 11, plate 1120. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 55
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera caprifolia - Lonicera caprifolium major From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera caprifolia
From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Berlin, the author, 1809, volume 2, plate 37. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 225 x 280 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 125
The beautifully hand-coloured and highly decorative plates of medical plants, each showing one species, are engraved by Peter Haas. The complete werk with 624 colour-plates was published from 1805-1846 and is extremely rare. The author, a German botanist and pharmacist at Berlin, lived from 1763-1832.
* Pritzel 3864; Nissen BBI 815; Great flower books p. 58; Stafleu & Cowan 2508.
  Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera caprifolia From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.unde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera hirsuta ?
From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Gand [Gent], Local de la Société (Casino), etc., 1849, volume 5, plate 269. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 165 x 247 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
Belgian horticultural journal, published from 1845-1849 by the Royal Agricultural and Botanical Society of Gent, organizer of the famous flower shows in Gent, Gentse Floraliën, since 1809. Started and edited by Charles Morren at the same time as the more successful competitor Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe of the nurseryman Louis van Houtte.
* Nissen BBI 2212; Great flower books p. 84.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera hirsuta. From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera implexa subsp. splendida ? - Lonicera splendida
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1130. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 60
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera implexa subsp. splendida - Lonicera splendida. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera involucrata var. ledebourii - Lonicera ledebourii
From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, [1875-] 1876-1879, plate 60. Chromolithograph by A.J. Wendel (sheet 250 x 324 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 100
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns. They depict flowers and fruit then growing in The Netherlands. Publication started in 1875 on the initiative of the Pomological Society at Boskoop.
* Nissen BBI 1474.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera involucrata var. ledebourii - Lonicera ledebourii From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera japonica var. repens - Lonicera brachypoda var. reticulata
From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, (1868), plate 4. Chromolithograph by G. Severeyns after Abraham Jacobus Wendel (sheet 224 x 302 mm). Slight marginal stains. Text enclosed.
€ 125
Heinrich Witte, a Dutch gardener, was assistant curator and head-curator at the Leiden botanical garden from 1855-1898. The decorative colour-plates depict the most attractive Dutch garden plants, shrubs and trees of its time, finely lithographed by G. Severeyns of Brussels after paintings by Abraham Jacobus Wendel.
* Pritzel 10.366; Nissen BBI 2174; Stafleu & Cowan 18.090; Landwehr 213.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera japonica x reticulata - Lonicera brachypoda. From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera japonica var. repens - Lonicera brachypoda var. reticulata
From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers founded by Charles François Antoine Morren and edited by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Liège [Luik], La Direction Générale, 1871, volume 21, plate 5. Chromolithograph (sheet 157 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 35
Important Belgian periodical. A total of 35 volumes were produced from 1851-1885 by the Morrens, father and son. Charles François Antoine was director of the Jardin botanique de l’Université de Liège and professor of botany and his son, Charles Jacques Édouard, was also director of the Jardin botanique de l’Université de Liège and specialist on Bromeliaceae.
* Nissen BBI 2218; Stafleu & Cowan pp. 592-593.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera japonica var. repens - Lonicera brachypoda var. reticulata From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers founded by Charles François Antoine Morren and edited by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera leschenaultii ?
From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Madras, P.R. Hunt for the author, 1850, volume 2, plate 120. Hand-coloured lihograph by Govindoo, Rungiah, lithopgraphed by Dumphy, Wight, Winchester (sheet 220 x 267mm). Text enclosed (partly in photocopy).
€ 55
Wight, a British surgeon, arived in India in 1819, with no training as a botanist. He became superintendent of the Botanic garden of
Madras from 1826-1828. By the time he finally retired in 1853 he had described nearly 3000 species of Indian plants.This beautifully illustrated work on the Indian flora was published in 250 copies only.
* Nissen BBI 2141; Great flower books p. 81; Stafleu & Cowan 17.579.
  Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera leschenaultii ? From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera media
From: Afbeeldingen er fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 120
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera glauca - Lonicera media. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera nigra
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 120
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera nigra. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera periclymenum  
From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Berlin, the author, 1809, volume 2, plate 38. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 225 x 280 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 135
The beautifully hand-coloured and highly decorative plates of medical plants, each showing one species, are engraved by Peter Haas. The complete werk with 624 colour-plates was published from 1805-1846 and is extremely rare. The author, a German botanist and pharmacist at Berlin, lived from 1763-1832.
* Pritzel 3864; Nissen BBI 815; Great flower books p. 58; Stafleu & Cowan 2508.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera periclymenum. From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera plantierensis ?
From: l'Illustration horticole. Revue mensuelle des serres et des jardins by Éduard André (editor) and published by Jean Jules Linden.
Gand [Gent], E. & S. Gyselynck, 1871, volume 18, plate 86. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 172 x 265 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
One of the great Belgian horticultural periodicals, published over 43 years. From 1854-1868 edited by Charles Lemaire and published by Ambroise Verschaffelt. In 1869 the Verschaffelt Établissement was bought up by Jean Jules Linden and the editorship went to Éduard André and ended in 1896. The work is finely illustrated by the Belgian lithographers L. & P. Stroobant who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2343; Stafleu & Cowan II p. 834 & III p. 43.
  Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera plantierensis ? From: l'Illustration horticole. Revue mensuelle des serres et des jardins by Éduard André (editor) and published by Jean Jules Linden.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera sempervirens
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1128. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera sempervirens speciosa. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera sempervirens
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 130
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera tatarica
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 120
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera tatarica. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera xylosteum ?
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 110
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Lonicera xylosteum. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Morina longifolia
From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Gand [Gent], Local de la Société (Casino), etc., 1847, volume 3, plate 127. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 169 x 258 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
Belgian horticultural journal, published from 1845-1849 by the Royal Agricultural and Botanical Society of Gent, organizer of the famous flower shows in Gent, Gentse Floraliën, since 1809. Started and edited by Charles Morren at the same time as the more successful competitor Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe of the nurseryman Louis van Houtte.
* Nissen BBI 2212; Great flower books p. 84.
Dipsacaceae - Morina longifolia. From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Caprifoliaceae - Scabiosa atropurpurea fl. pleno
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1857, volume 12, plate 1203. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 40
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Scabiosa atropurpurea fl. pleno From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoria racemosa - Symphoricarpos racemosus
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1831, volume 4, plate 305. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Text enclosed.
€ 60
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoria racemosa - Symphoricarpos racemosus From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoricarpos symphoricarpos - Lonicera symphoricarpos
From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802 [-1808]. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 230 x 284 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 110
Rare Dutch work on shrubs and trees, with splendid, highly finished plates, showing details as fruits, flowers, branches, seeds, etc. The work was orginally published in 21 parts, each containing 6 plates, but publication was discontinued because of insufficient sales. The author (1759-1826) was a German-born professor of medicine at Leiden.
* Pritzel 4872; Nissen BBI 1102; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 98; Stafleu & Cowan 3927.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoricarpos vulgaris - Lonicera symphoricarpos. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoricarpos symphoricarpos - Symphoricarpos foliis alatis
From: Hortus Elthamensis seu plantarum rariorum quas in horto suo Elthami in Cantio coluit vir ornatissimus et praestantissimus Jacobus Sherard ... by Johann Jacob Dillenius.
London, the author, 1732. Engraving by the author (uncut, unpressed sheet 300 x 485 mm; impression 134 x 208 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 85
James Sherard (1666-1738), botanist and apothecary, had gardens famous for rare plants at Eltham, south of Greenwich. Dillenius made the gardens memorable through excellent illustrations, drawn and engraved by himself. They were sufficiently accurate to be of considerable service to Linnaeus (Hunt).
* Pritzel 2285; Dunthorne 94; Nissen BBI 492; Great flower books p. 55; Hunt 637; Henrey 643; Stafleu & Cowan 1471.
Caprifoliaceae - Symphoricarpos symphoricarpos - Symphoricarpos foliis alatis. From: Hortus Elthamensis seu plantarum rariorum quas in horto suo Elthami in Cantio coluit vir ornatissimus et praestantissimus Jacobus Sherard ... by Johann Jacob Dillenius.
Caprifoliaceae - Valerianella coronata
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 216. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 50
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valerianella coronata - Fedia coronata. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana dioica ?
From: Flora batava by Jan Kops, Herman Christiaan van Hall and others.
Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, 1828, volume 5, plate 396. Hand-coloured engraving (unpressed sheet 238 x 300 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 150
The Flora batava, a monumental work forming a beautifully illustrated survey of all indigenous plants in the Netherlands. It was started in 1800 by Jan Kops, a Dutch agronomist and professor of botany at Utrecht. The first 10 volumes constitute all that was prepared and issued under his supervision (later assisted by Herman Christiaan van Hall, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel and Johannes Everhardus van der Trappen). When finished at last in 1934, Willem Jan Lütjeharms was the editor for volume 28, in which he concludes that this work has ended now and that publication took longer than any comparable foreign flora: De Flora Batava heeft langer geleefd dan een der met dit werk vergelijkbare buitenlandsche plaatwerken. The long publication period reflects the change in the technique of its illustrations. Initially copper-engravings were used, followed by lithographs, all coloured by hand, but from volume 25 colour-printing was gradually introduced. Also several artists were involved, but the plates are not signed, nor much information is given about them. The first publisher, J.C. Sepp en Zoon, was renowned for its scientific colour-plate books. Each plate is accompanied by a text in Dutch and French. The work was issued in 8vo and 4to. This plate is in the most desirable large 4to format.
* Pritzel 4822; Jackson p. 324; Nissen BBI 2247; Great flower books p. 63; Landwehr 60; Stafleu & Cowan 3874; Johnston 663; A hundred highlights from the koninklijke Bibliotheek 70.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana dioica. From: Flora batava by Jan Kops, Herman Christiaan van Hall and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana dioica ?
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 209. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed.
€ 50
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana dioica. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana hookeriana ?
From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Madras, P.R. Hunt for the author, 1850, volume 2, plate 129. Hand-coloured lihograph by Govindoo, Rungiah, lithopgraphed by Dumphy, Wight, Winchester (sheet 220 x 267mm). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 55
Wight, a British surgeon, arived in India in 1819, with no training as a botanist. He became superintendent of the Botanic garden of Madras from 1826-1828. By the time he finally retired in 1853 he had described nearly 3000 species of Indian plants.This beautifully illustrated work on the Indian flora was published in 250 copies only.
* Nissen BBI 2141; Great flower books p. 81; Stafleu & Cowan 17.579.
  Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana hookeriana ?  From: Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, … by Robert Wight.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana montana ?
From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries … by Conrad Loddiges.
London, C. Loddiges & Sons, etc., 1819, volume 4, plate 317. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 152 x 210 mm). Slight offset. Text enclosed.
€ 50
A total of 20 volumes of this periodical were published from 1817-1833. The beautiful engravings are by George Cooke from drawings by George Loddiges, William Loddiges and others. They depict plants growing in the Hackney nursery, founded by Conrad Loddiges and bearing his name. The establishment became famous for its many rare plants.
* Pritzel 5559; Dunthorne 187; Nissen BBI 2228; Great flower books p. 85; Stafleu & Cowan 4914; SABLIT 765; Johnston 806.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana montana. From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries … by Conrad Loddiges.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana montana ?
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1816, volume 43, plate 1825. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 143 x 237 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants … (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana montana. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana montana ?
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 212. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 55
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana montana. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.Valerianaceae - Valeriana montana. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana officinalis
From: Darstellung und Beschreibung sämtlicher in der Pharmacopoea Borusica aufgeführten offizinellen Gewächse by Otto Carl Berg & Carl Friedrich Schmidt.
Leipzig, Arthur Felix, [1858-1863], 1. edition, volume 4, plate 28d. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 215 x 278 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 90
Berg was professor of pharmaceutical botany at Berlin University. Schmidt both drew and lithographed the plates. He was a prolific artist who illustrated many of the German botanical works of the 19th century. Jackson describes this work, a survey of plants used in the Prussian pharmacopoeia, as A thoroughly good book, probably the very best of its class; both in text and illustrations.
* Pritzel 646; Jackson p. 203*; Nissen BBI 139; Stafleu & Cowan 10.873.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana officinalis. From: Darstellung und Beschreibung sämtlicher in der Pharmacopoea Borusica aufgeführten offizinellen Gewächse by Otto Carl Berg & Carl Friedrich Schmidt.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana officinalis
From: Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, danica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, neerlandica, british pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America by Hermann Adolph Koehler.
Gera-Utermhaus, Fr.Eugen Köhler, 1887, 1. edition, volume 1, plate 47. Chromolithographed plate (sheet 220 x 298 mm). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed.
€ 60
Köhler’s magnum opus was published in parts from 1883-1898. The first volume was finished in 1887, eight years after his death. The set of three volumes with 283 colour-plates was a noteworthy achievement and included European plants of medicinal interest. From the botanical standpoint the finest and most useful series of illustrations of medicinal plants (Great flower books). The beautiful colour-plates after illustrations by Walther Müller and C.F. Schmidt, which were skillfully rendered in lithography by E. Günther.
* Nissen BBI 1085; Great flower books p. 62; Stafleu & Cowan 3806.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana officinalis. From: Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, danica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, neerlandica, british pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America by Hermann Adolph Koehler.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana phu ?
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 210. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 50
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana phu. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana pyrenaica ?
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 211. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 55
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana pyrenaica. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Valeriana tuberosa
From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Paris, the author, 1830, volume 3, plate 214. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Slight browning around figure and marginal spot. Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 55
Very rare work, which was published in parts from 1828-1833 in 6 volumes by the French botanist and artist Jaume Saint-Hilaire (1772-1845). It was planned to issue 800 plates but the regular publication was terminated with plate 544. Among those who worked under van Spaëndonck or Redouté, or who based their style on the pure water-colour technique which Redouté learned from his master, may be mentioned Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, Mme Vincent (b. 1786), Jaume-Saint-Hilaire, Chazal and Prêtre. Most of these artists were the equals of Redouté in technical skill, and given his opportunities might have won the same renown. … Jaume-Saint-Hilaire was no less distinguished as a botanist, and his introduction into France of Polygonum tinctorum, which yields a valuable blue dye, was of considerable importance (Blunt & Stearn).
* Pritzel 4404; Dunthorne 160; Blunt & Stearn pp. 180, 182; Nissen BBI 988; Great flower books p. 61; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Valerianaceae - Valeriana tuberosa. From: La flore et la pomone françaises, ou histoire et figures en couleur, des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire.
Caprifoliaceae - Vesalea floribunda
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1846, volume 2, plate 68. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 163 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 65
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Abelia floribunda From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Caprifoliaceae - Weigelia amabilis Madame Lemoine ?
From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, [1875-] 1876-1879, plate 74. Chromolithograph by A.J. Wendel (sheet 255 x 317 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 100
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns. They depict flowers and fruit then growing in The Netherlands. Publication started in 1875 on the initiative of the Pomological Society at Boskoop.
* Nissen BBI 1474.
  Caprifoliaceae - Weigelia amabilis Madame Lemoine ? From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Caprifoliaceae - Weigela rosea ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gent, Louis van Houtte, 1847, volume 3, plate 211. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 160 x 237 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 75
The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano. All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics. The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.
* Nissen BBI 2254; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Caprifoliaceae - Diervilla rosea - Weigelia rosea. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.