Garryaceae - Garrya elliptica. From: l'Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor). Garryaceae
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Small family of dicotyledons, found in warm temperate and subtropical regions. Evergreen shrubs or small trees with opposite, simple leaves.
Garryaceae - Aucuba himalaica
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1857, volume 12, plate 1271. 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.
* Great flower books p. 84; Nissen BBI 2254; Stafleu & Cowan 15.921.
Aucubaceae - Aucuba himalaica. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica
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, Reeve, 1865, volume 91, plate 5512. Hand-coloured lithographby Walther Hood 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.
  Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica 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.
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica
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, 1867, volume 17. Chromolithograph (sheet 162 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.
Aucubaceae - Aucuba japonica. From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers founded by Charles François Antoine Morren and edited by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica
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 3. Chromolithograph by G. Severeyns after Abraham Jacobus Wendel (sheet 224 x 302 mm). Foxed. Text enclosed.
€ 100
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.
Aucubaceae - Aucuba japonica. From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1865-1867, volume 16, plate 1609. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 255 x 327 mm with fold). Text enclosed.
€ 85
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.
  Aucubaceae - Aucuba japonica From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica - macrocarpa + fructu variabili
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 34. Chromolithograph (sheet 252 x 325 mm). Text enclosed.
 € 130
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.
Aucubaceae - Aucuba japonica - macrocarpa + fructu variabili. 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).
Garryaceae - Aucuba japonica var. grandidentata maculata
From: Neerland’s plantentuin. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van sierplanten voor tuin en kamer by Cornelius Antoon Jan Abraham Oudemans (editor) and others.
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1866, volume 2, plate 30. Chromolithograph (sheet 174 x 263 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
A beautifully illustrated monthly journal about Dutch garden plants and indoor plants. Only 3 volumes were published. With extensive contributions by its editor C.A.J.A. Oudemans and C. Glijm, J.B. Groenewegen, J.H. Krelage and H. Witte. The decorative chromolithographed plates by Abraham Jacobus Wendel and others lithographed by Emrik & Binger, Marriën & Amand, G. Severeyns, L. Stroobant, etc.
* Jackson p. 479; Nissen BBI 1477; Stafleu & Cowan 7148.
Aucubaceae - Aucuba japonica x grandidentata maculata. From: Neerland’s plantentuin. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van sierplanten voor tuin en kamer by Cornelius Antoon Jan Abraham Oudemans (editor) and others.
Garryaceae - Garrya elliptica
From: l'Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).
Paris, H. Cousin, 1841, volume 2, plate 48. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 153 x 240 mm). Text enclosed (partly in photocopy). Text enclosed.
€ 65
Lemaire was a French botanist, noted for his publications on Cactaceae. He also edited several important horticulture journals of his time and contributed greatly to their content. l'Horticulteur universel was published from 1839-1845.
* Pritzel 5201; Stafleu & Cowan 4374.
  Garryaceae - Garrya elliptica. From: l'Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).