Verbenaceae - Verbena Souvenir de Jane Hanson. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others. Verbenaceae
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Tropical trees,
shrubs and herbs notable for heads, spikes, or clusters of small flowers, many of which have an aromatic smell.
Some are important for their flowers.
Verbenaceae - Casselia integrifolia
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1848, volume 4, plate 361. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 159 x 241 mm, slightly browned). Text enclosed.
€ 65
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.
Verbenaceae - Casselia integrifolia. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Glandularia amoena - Verbena amoena
From: l'Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).
Paris, H. Cousin, 1841, volume 2, plate 62. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 153 x 241 mm). Text enclosed. Marginally partly slightly stained. € 55 § 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.
  Verbenaceae - Glandularia amoena - Verbena amoena From: l'Horticulteur universel, journal général des jardiniers et amateurs by Charles Lemaire (editor).
Verbenaceae - Glandularia canadensis - Verbena aubletia
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 2, plate 21. Chromolithograph by Louis Prang after Alois Lunzer (sheet 174 x 254 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 30
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.
Verbenaceae - Glandularia canadensis - Verbena aubletia From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.
Verbenaceae - Glandularia megapotamica - Verbena tweedieana
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Conducted by Samual Curtis. The descriptions by William Jackson Hooker.
London, Samual Curtis, 1836, volume 63, plate 3541. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 163 x 254 mm). Slight offset. Text enclosed.
€ 35
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.
Verbenaceae - Verbena phlogiflora - Verbena tweedieana. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Conducted by Samual Curtis. The descriptions by William Jackson Hooker.
Verbenaceae - Glandularia tenera - Verbena tenera var. Maonetti
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1856, volume 11, plate 1129. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 240 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 40
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.
Verbenaceae - Glandularia tenera - Verbena tenera var. Maonetti From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Lantana camara var. hortensis 3 varieties
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, 1868, volume 18, plate 10. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 162 x 247 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
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.
Verbenaceae - Lantana camara x hortensis (3 varieties). From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers founded by Charles François Antoine Morren and edited by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Verbenaceae - Stachytarpheta bicolor
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 5538. Hand-coloured lithograph by Walther Hood Fitch (sheet 152 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
"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.
  Verbenaceae - Stachytarpheta bicolor 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.
Verbenaceae - Stachytarpheta orubica - Stachytarpheta aristata
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1846, volume 2, plate 119. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 165 x 250 mm). 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.
Verbenaceae - Stachytarpheta orubica - Stachytarpheta aristata From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Verbena junius ?
Solanaceae - Browallia jamesonii

From: The floricultural cabinet, and florists' magazine by Joseph Harrison (editor).
London, Whittaker, 1849, volume 17. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 133 x 215 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
Harrison was the gardener and nurseryman at Wortley Hall near Sheffield, and edited The floricultural cabinet, and florists' magazine of practical gardening. A total of 27 volumes were published between 1833 and 1854. At least one hand-coloured lithographic plate was issued with each monthly magazine.
* Pritzel 3789; Nissen BBI 2229n.
Solanaceae - Browallia jamesonii + Verbenaceae - Verbena junius [?]. From: The floricultural cabinet, and florists' magazine by Joseph Harrison (editor).Solanaceae - Browallia jamesonii + Verbenaceae - Verbena junius [?]. From: The floricultural cabinet, and florists' magazine by Joseph Harrison (editor).Solanaceae - Browallia jamesonii + Verbenaceae - Verbena junius [?]. From: The floricultural cabinet, and florists' magazine by Joseph Harrison (editor).
Verbenaceae - Verbena officinalis
From: Medical botany by William Woodville.
London, James Phillips, 1794 [-1795], 1. edition, supplement, plate 218. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 174 x 227 mm). Text enclosed (partly in photocopy).
€ 70
William Woodville is noted for his early advocacy of the theory of vaccination and for these excellent volumes on Medical Botany (Hunt). This work contains systematic and general descriptions of all the plants in the catalogues of the materia medica published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, and is illustrated with excellent plates drawn and engraved by James Sowerby (Henrey).
* Pritzel 10.398; Dunthorne 334; Nissen BBI 2183; Great flower books p. 81; Hunt 716; Henrey 1522 & I p. 30.
Verbenaceae - Verbena officinalis. From: Medical botany by William Woodville.
Verbenaceae - Verbena rigida - Verbena venosa
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1832, volume 59, plate 3127. Hand-coloured engraving by William Jackson Hooker (sheet 143 x 230 mm). 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.
Verbenaceae - Verbena rigida - Verbena venosa. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
Verbenacea - Verbena varieties
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1862-1865, volume 15, plate 1536 . Chromolithographs finished by hand (2 sheets 170 x 255 mm). Corner waterstained. Text enclosed.
€ 60
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.
Verbenacea - Verbena (varieties) - Verveines italiennes From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Verbena Princesse Marianne
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1853, volume 8, plate 794. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 158 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.
Verbenaceae - Verbena Princesse Marianne. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Verbena Souvenir de Jane Hanson
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1854, volume 9, plate 929. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 160 x 243 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.
Verbenaceae - Verbena Souvenir de Jane Hanson. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Verbenaceae - Verbena 7 varieties
From: Revue de l’horticulture belge et étrangère by Frédéric Burvenich, Oswald de Kerchove de Denterchem, Édouard Pynaert, Émile Rodigas, August van Geert & Hubert J. van Hulle (editors).
Gand [Gent], Bureaux de la Revue, 1879, volume 5, plate 7. Chromolithograph (sheet 167 x 251 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 50
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.
Verbenaceae - Vitex agnus-castus
From: Medical botany by William Woodville.
London, James Phillips, 1794 [-1795], 1. edition, supplement, plate 222. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 174 x 227 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 75
William Woodville is noted for his early advocacy of the theory of vaccination and for these excellent volumes on Medical Botany (Hunt). This work contains systematic and general descriptions of all the plants in the catalogues of the materia medica published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, and is illustrated with excellent plates drawn and engraved by James Sowerby (Henrey).
* Pritzel 10.398; Dunthorne 334; Nissen BBI 2183; Great flower books p. 81; Hunt 716; Henrey 1522 & I p. 30.
Verbenaceae - Vitex agnus-castus. From: Medical botany by William Woodville.