Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea x marliacea ? From: The garden. An illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches by William Robinson (editor). Nymphaeaceae
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Freshwater plants native to the temperate and tropical parts of the world. They provide food for fish and wildlife. Many varieties have been developed for ornamental use in garden pools and conservatories.
Nymphaeaceae - Nuphar lutea - Nymphaea advena
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine by John Sims (editor).
London, T. Curtis, 1803, volume 18, plate 684. Hand-coloured engraving by Francis Sansom after Sydenham Teast Edwards (sheet 148 x 223 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 60
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 2621; Dunthorne 108; Nissen BBI 2379; Great flower books p. 84; Stafleu & Cowan 1625; Johnston 784.
Nymphaeaceae - Nuphar lutea - Nymphaea advena From: Curtis’s botanical magazine by John Sims (editor).
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea alba
From: Flore médicale by Chaumeton, Francois Pierre, Jean Louis Marie Poiret & Jean Baptist Joseph Chamberet.
Paris, C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1834, new edition, volume 5, plate 247. Hand-coloured engraving by Lambert jeune after Turpin (sheet 158 x 259 mm; impression 122 x 190 mm). Lower margin stained. Text enclosed.
€ 40
Most attractive French medical flora. The beautiful plates are by Pierre Jean François Turpin and by E. Panckoucke, pupil of Van Spaendonck and Redouté and wife of the publisher. "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 & Stearn). This is a new edition in larger format with ample margins.
* Pritzel 1679; Dunthorne 78; Blunt & Stearn p. 180; Great flower books p. 53; Nissen BBI 349; Stafleu & Cowan 1091.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea alba. From: Flore médicale by Chaumeton, Francois Pierre, Jean Louis Marie Poiret & Jean Baptist Joseph Chamberet.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea caerulea subsp. zanzibarensis ? - Nymphaea zanzibariensis
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 10. Chromolithograph (sheet 245 x 158 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 40
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.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea caerulea subsp. zanzibarensis ? - Nymphaea zanzibariensis 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).
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea glandulifera - Nymphaea blanda
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1086. Chromolithograph finished by hand (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.
  Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea glandulifera - Nymphaea blanda From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea × marliacea ?
From: The garden. An illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches by William Robinson (editor).
London, 1893, July - December, volume 44, plate 942. Chromolithograph by Guillaume Severeyns after painting by A.F. Hayward (sheet 280 x 220 mm). Illustrated text enclosed.
€ 165
All gardeners owe an infinite debt of gratitude to William Robinson - founder of The Garden (1871-1927) and Flora and Sylva (1903-05), and author of The English Flower Garden (1883, etc.) and other works - who helped to break the tyranny of formal bedding and, like Ruskin, drew attention to the beauties of the wild garden. … (Blunt & Stearn). The beautiful colour-plates of The Garden, a popular horticultural publication, were lithographed and printed by the Belgian firm G. Severeyns and its successor J.L. Goffart, notable for their craftmanship.
* Blunt & Stearn pp. 239-240; Nissen BBI 2264.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea x marliacea ? From: The garden. An illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches by William Robinson (editor).
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea ortgiesiano-rubra ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1853, volume 8, plate 775-776. Chromlithograph by L. Stroobant finished by hand (sheet 335 x 237 mm with folds). Text enclosed.
€ 110
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.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea lotus - Nymphaea ortgiesiano-rubra. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea rubra
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1853, volume 8, plate 759-760. Chromolithograph by L. Stroobant finished by hand (sheet 344 x 238 mm with folds). Slightly browned. Text enclosed.
€ 115
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.
Nymphaeaceae - Nymphaea lotus - Nymphaea rubra. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia ?
From: Album der natuur. Een werk ter verspreiding van natuurkennis onder beschaafde lezers van allerlei stand by Pieter Harting, Douwe Lubach & Willem Martinus Logeman (editors). Nieuwe reeks.
Groningen, C.M. van Bolhuis Hoitsema, 1862. Chromolithograph (327 x 227 mm with folds). Partly slightly stained. Extensive text by Cornelius Antoon Jan Abraham Oudemans enclosed.
€ 60
Monthly journal published in 3 series: series 1, 1852-1857, volume 1-6; series 2, 1858-1870, volume 1-13; series 2, 1871-1907, volume 1-39. Giving an important historic and popular scientific survey.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia. From: Album der natuur. Een werk ter verspreiding van natuurkennis onder beschaafde lezers van allerlei stand by Pieter Harting, Douwe Lubach & Willem Martinus Logeman (editors). Nieuwe reeks.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia ?
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1847, volume 3, plate 199-204 = 200-205. 4 hand-coloured lithographs: - plate 200, flowers in their natural surroundings (sheet 250 x 167 mm); - plate 201-202, total flower (sheet 420 x 253 mm with folds); - plate 203-204, flower bud with details (sheet 420 x 253 mm with folds); plate 205, details of bud (sheet 165 x 250 mm). Extensive text enclosed.
€ 340
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.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Nymphaeaceae - Victoria regia From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.