Celastraceae - Euonymus latifolius. From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte. Celastraceae
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Woody vines, shrubs and trees, native in tropical and temperate zones. Best known for ornamental forms of the genera Euonymus and Celastrus. Fruit of the family is often colourful.
Celastraceae - Cassine maurocenia ? - Frangula sempervirens, folio rigido subrotundo
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 198 x 265 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 90
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.
Celastraceae - Cassine maurocenia - Frangula sempervirens, folio rigido subrotundo. From: Hortus elthamensis seu plantarum rariorum quas in horto suo Elthami in Cantio coluit vir ornatissimus et praestantissimus Jacobus Sherard ... by Johann Jacob Dillenius.
Celastraceae - Cassine peragua - Phillyrea capensis, folio celastri
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 155 x 218 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 80
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.
Celastraceae - Cassine peragua - Phillyrea capensis, folio celastri. From: Hortus elthamensis seu plantarum rariorum quas in horto suo Elthami in Cantio  coluit vir ornatissimus et praestantissimus Jacobus Sherard ... by Johann Jacob Dillenius.
Celastraceae - Euyonymus atropurpureus
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.
Celastraceae - Euyonymus atropurpureus. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Celastraceae - Euonymus atropurpureus
From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Paris & Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault, 1816-1829, volume 5, plate 272. Hand-coloured engraving after Turpin (sheet 120 x 213 mm).
€ 65
Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1840) was possibly the greatest botanical genius of all the French botanical painters of his day … In particular, his drawings of botanical details have rarely been surpassed. ... (Blunt). With Pierre-Antoine Poiteau he collaborated in some of the most important botanical publications of the early years of the nineteenth century. In the finely illustrated botanical part of the Dictionnaire … the plates by several engravers were issued uncoloured or coloured.
* Pritzel 10.722; Nissen BBI 2239; Blunt p. 180 ff.; Stafleu & Cowan 1293 & 15.384.
Celastraceae - Euonymus atropurpureus. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Celastraceae - Euonymus europaeus
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.
Celastraceae - Euonymus europaeus. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Celastraceae - Euonymus latifolius
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 7. Chromolithograph by G. Severeyns after Abraham Jacobus Wendel (sheet 224 x 302 mm). Slight stain in corner. Text enclosed.
€ 120
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.
Celastraceae - Euonymus latifolius. From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Celastraceae - Euonymus verrucosus
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.
Celastraceae - Euonymus verrucosus. From: Afbeeldingen der fraaiste, meest uitheemsche boomen en heesters by Johan Carl Krauss.
Celastraceae - Pachystima canbyi ?
From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.
Boston, L. Prang, 1879, volume 1, plate 44. Chromolithograph by Louis Prang after Alois Lunzer (sheet 173 x 253 mm). Slight foxing. Text enclosed.
€ 25
Thomas Meehan (1826-1901), a British-born nurseryman, was Kew gardener in 1846-1848; from 1853 at Germantown (Philadelphia). He was the editor of the Gardener’s monthly and the founder of Meehan’s monthly, a magazine of horticulture, botany, etc. The nice chromolithographed plates after paintings by Alois Lunzer and lithographed by Louis Prang, who published many books on natural history.
* Nissen BBI 1331; Stafleu & Cowan 5783.
Celastraceae - Pachystima canbyi. From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.
Celastraceae - Parnassia nubicola
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 109, plate 6609. Hand-coloured lithograph by John Nugent Fitch (sheet 152 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 55
"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.
  Celastraceae - Parnassia nubicola 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.
Celastraceae - Parnassia palustris
From: English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants by James Edward Smith.
London, C.E. Sowerby, 1836, 2. edition, volume 3, plate 449. Hand-coloured engraving by James Sowerby (sheet 128 x 218 mm). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 30
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). The plates of the second or small edition of 12 volumes are mostly restrikes of the plates of the first edition, arranged in sytematic order and including supplementary plates. Most of the plates thus bear a double enumeration and are often not so fully coloured as those of the first edition. James Sowerby was the first of several members of this family who became noted as authors and illustrators of books on natural history.
* Nissen BBI 2225; Great flower books p. 76; Henrey 1369; Stafleu & Cowan 12.221.
Parnassiaceae - Parnassia palustris. From: English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants by James Edward Smith.
Celastraceae - Parnassia palustris
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, 1829, volume 2, plate 156. Unsigned stipple-engraving in colour by Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire finished by hand (uncut and unbound sheet 175 x 265). Tiny spot. 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 & Stearn pp. 180 + 182; Great flower books p. 61; Nissen BBI 988; Stafleu & Cowan 3311; Johnston 943.
Parnassiaceae - Parnassia palustris. 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.
Celastraceae - Parnassia palustris
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 42. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 225 x 280 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 140
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.
Parnassiaceae - Parnassia palustris. From: Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde gebräuchlichen Gewächse, wie auch solcher, welche mit ihnen verwechselt werden können by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne.
Celastraceae - Salacia kalahiensis ?
From: Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen. Botanie by Pieter Willem Korthals.
Leiden, S. en J. Luchtmans & C.G. van der Hoek, 1841, plate 38. Hand-coloured lithograph by A.S. Mulder after J. Gaijkema and P.W. Korthals (uncut sheet 307 x 450 mm with marginal repaired tear). Text missing.
€ 135
Three volumes were published of the scientific results of the explorations of the Natural History Commission for the Dutch East Indies, under the general editorship of Coenraad Jacob Temminck. Korthals was the official botanist and author of the botanical part with 70 plates, published from 1839-1842 [-1844]. Landwehr indicates that only 250 copies were printed.
* Nissen BBI 1092; Great flower books p. 63; Stafleu & Cowan 3880; Landwehr 197 (and pp. 39-41, 49).
Celastraceae - Salacia kalahiensis. From: Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen. Botanie by Pieter Willem Korthals.
 
Celastraceae - Stackhousia monogyna ?
From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Paris & Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault, 1816-1829, volume 5, plate 274. Hand-coloured engraving after Turpin (sheet 120 x 213 mm).
€ 80
Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1840) was possibly the greatest botanical genius of all the French botanical painters of his day … In particular, his drawings of botanical details have rarely been surpassed. ... (Blunt). With Pierre-Antoine Poiteau he collaborated in some of the most important botanical publications of the early years of the nineteenth century. In the finely illustrated botanical part of the Dictionnaire … the plates by several engravers were issued uncoloured or coloured.
* Pritzel 10.722; Nissen BBI 2239; Blunt p. 180 ff.; Stafleu & Cowan 1293 & 15.384.
Celastraceae - Stackhousia monogyna ? From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.