Loasaceae - Loasa schlimiana. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others. Loasaceae
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Mostly tropical American plant family, many with painfully stinging hairs but beautiful and often bizarre flowers in red, orange, yellow, or white. The plants are frequently twining and mostly herbaceous.
Loasaceae - Caiophora canarinoides - Illairea canarinoides
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1854, volume 9, plate 913. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 159 x 243 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.
Loasaceae - Illairea canarinoides. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Loasaceae - Eucnide bartonioides - Microsperma bartonioides
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1849, volume 5, plate 532. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Slight offset. 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.
Loasaceae - Eucnide bartonioides - Microsperma bartonioides From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Loasaceae - Loasa lateritia
From: Revue de l’horticulture belge et étrangère by Frédéric Burvenich, Oswald de Kerchove de Denterchem, Édouard Pynaert, August van Geert & Hubert J. van Hulle (editors).
Gand [Gent], Bureau de la Revue, 1890, volume 16, plate 17. Chromolithograph (sheet 158 x 245 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 35
Belgian monthly, published from 1875-1914, giving general information about horticulture, new introductions and varieties, exhibitions etc. Most colour-plates were drawn and lithographed by P. de Pannemaeker, one of the leading artists of this time when Gent became the horticultural centre of the continent.
Loasaceae - Loasa lateritia. From: Revue de l’horticulture belge et étrangère by Frédéric Burvenich, Oswald de Kerchove de Denterchem, Édouard Pynaert, August van Geert & Hubert J. van Hulle (editors).
Loasaceae - Loasa picta
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1849, volume 5, plate 439. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 162 x 238 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.
Loasaceae - Loasa picta. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Loasaceae - Mentzelia decapetala - Mentzelia ornata
From: Dictionnaire de botanique by Henri Ernest Baillon and others.
Paris, Hachette, 1886, volume 2. Chromolithograph by Portail after Auguste Faguet (sheet 230 x 310 mm).
€ 65
Auguste Faguet produced delicate botanical wood-engravings of great accuracy for the works of Henri Ernest Baillon. For the Dictionnaire de botanique, published from 1876-1892 in 34 fascicles, he also made 32 fine chromolithographed plates, which came out with each fascicle without additional text (2 contained no plate).
* Nissen BBI 61 & p. 150; Stafleu & Cowan 253.
Loasaceae - Mentzelia decapetala - Mentzelia ornata From: Dictionnaire de botanique by Henri Ernest Baillon and others.
Loasaceae - Mentzelia hispida
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1832, volume 59, plate 3205. Hand-coloured engraving by W.J. Hooker (sheet 143 x 229 mm). Slight offset. Text enclosed.
€ 45
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.
Loasaceae - Mentzelia hispida. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
Loasaceae - Nasa grandiflora - Loasa grandiflora
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 213. 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.
Loasaceae - Nasa grandiflora - Loasa grandiflora From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Loasaceae - Nasa schlimiana - Loasa schlimiana
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1855, volume 10, plate 1001. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 160 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.
Loasaceae - Loasa schlimiana. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Loasaceae - Nasa triphylla - Loasa vulcanica
From: l’Illustration horticole. Revue mensuelle des serres et des jardins by Éduard André (editor) and published by Jean Jules Linden.
Gand [Gent], 1878, volume 25, plate 302. Chromolithograph by P. de Pannemaker finished by hand (sheet 175 x 267 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 30
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.
* Nissen BBI 2343; Stafleu & Cowan II p. 834 & III p. 43.
Loasaceae - Nasa triphylla - Loasa vulcanica From: l’Illustration horticole. Revue mensuelle des serres et des jardins by Éduard André (editor) and published by Jean Jules Linden.