Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana Nepenthaceae
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A monotypic family (only the genus Nepenthes) of  mostly epiphytic, perennial herbs, distributed across the Old World tropics. Leaves, or more often leaf tips, modified to form 'pitchers' that both catch and 'digest' prey.
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes boschiana ?
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, 1840, plate 2. Hand-coloured lithograph by T.C. Bruining after J. Gaijkema (uncut sheet 310 x 448 mm). Text missing.
€ 145
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 (+ pp. 39-41, 49).
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes boschiana. From: Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen. Botanie by Pieter Willem Korthals.
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes mirabilis - Nepenthes phyllamphora
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, 1840, plate 15. Hand-coloured lithograph by T.C. Bruining after J. Gaijkema (uncut sheet 310 x 447 mm). Text missing.
€ 145
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 (+ pp. 39-41, 49).
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes mirabilis - Nepenthes phyllamphora From: Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen. Botanie by Pieter Willem Korthals.
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana
From: Annales de la Société royale d'Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d'horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Gent, Local de la Société (Casino), etc., 1847, volume 2 (plate 105). Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 164 x 248 mm; marginal tear repaired). 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.
  Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana ?
From: Tuinbouw-flora van Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen; bevattende de geschiedenis en afbeeldingen van nieuwe of merkwaardige planten, bloemen, vruchten, mededeelingen omtrent de kultuur in haren geheelen omvang, in betrekking tot Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen by Willem Hendrik de Vriese.
Leiden, A.W. Sythoff, 1855, volume 1, plate 8 + 9. Chromolithograph (sheet 247 x 315 mm with fold and foxed) and lithograph (sheet 160 x 247 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 75
Only 3 volumes were published from 1855-1856 of this finely illustrated work about the horticulure and floriculture of especially Indonesia. The fine plates are by J. v. Aken, A. Brouwer, Q.M.R. Ver Huell and A.J. Wendel, lithographed by A.J. Bos, Riocreux, P.W.M. Trap, A.J. Wendel and Wohlfart. The author, Willem Hendrik de Vriese (1806-1862), a Dutch botanist, studied medicine in Leiden, practicing and lecturing in Rotterdam, was professor of botany in Amsterdam and travelled in the Dutch East Indies from 1858-1861.
* Nissen BBI 2089; Great flower books p. 80; Stafleu & Cowan 16.422; Landwehr 210.
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana. From: Tuinbouw-flora van Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen; bevattende de geschiedenis en afbeeldingen van nieuwe of merkwaardige planten, bloemen, vruchten, mededeelingen omtrent de kultuur in haren geheelen omvang, in betrekking tot Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen by Willem Hendrik de Vriese.
Nepenthaceae - Nepenthes rafflesiana. From: Tuinbouw-flora van Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen; bevattende de geschiedenis en afbeeldingen van nieuwe of merkwaardige planten, bloemen, vruchten, mededeelingen omtrent de kultuur in haren geheelen omvang, in betrekking tot Nederland en zijne overzeesche bezittingen by Willem Hendrik de Vriese.