Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Blauwe Frankenthaler. 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). Vitaceae
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Economically important as grapes (Vitis species) are an important fruit crop and, when fermented, produce wine.
Vitaceae - Cissus javana - Cissus discolor
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1853, volume 8, plate 804-805. Chromolithograph by L. Stroobant finished by hand (sheet 238 x 340 mm with folds). Text enclosed.
€ 75
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.
Vitaceae - Vitis discolor - Cissus discolor. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Vitaceae - Parthenocissus tricuspidata - Ampelopsis tricuspidata
From: La Belgique horticole. Annales de botanique et d’horticulture by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Liège [Luik], La Direction Générale, 1877, volume 27, plate 11. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 147 x 233 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 III pp. 592-593.
Vitaceae - Vitis inconstans - Ampelopsis tricuspidata. From: La Belgique horticole. Annales de botanique et d’horticulture by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Vitaceae - Vitis indivisa ?
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 6. Chromolithograph by Louis Prang after Alois Lunzer (sheet 174 x 254 mm). Some foxing. Text enclosed.
€ 25
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.
Vitaceae - Vitis indivisa. From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera
From: Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, danica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, neerlandica, british pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America by Hermann Adolph Koehler.
Gera-Utermhaus, Fr.Eugen Köhler, 1887, 1. edition, volume 1, plate 51. Chromolithographed plate (sheet 220 x 298 mm). Slightly foxed. Text enclosed.
€ 60
Köhler’s magnum opus was published in parts from 1883-1898. The first volume was finished in 1887, eight years after his death. The set of three volumes with 283 colour-plates was a noteworthy achievement and included European plants of medicinal interest. From the botanical standpoint the finest and most useful series of illustrations of medicinal plants (Great flower books). The beautiful colour-plates after illustrations by Walther Müller and C.F. Schmidt, which were skillfully rendered in lithography by E. Günther.
* Nissen BBI 1085; Great flower books p. 62; Stafleu & Cowan 3806.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera. From: Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, danica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, neerlandica, british pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America by Hermann Adolph Koehler.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Blauwe Frankenthaler
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 50. Chromolithograph by A.J. Wendel (sheet 247 x 322 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 100
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns. 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.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Blauwe Frankenthaler. 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).
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Frédéricton
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, 1866, volume 16, plate 12. Chromolithograph by F. de Tollenaere finished by hand (sheet 160 x 248 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 55
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.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Frédéricton. From: La Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers founded by Charles François Antoine Morren and edited by Charles Jacques Édouard Morren.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Goed-Edel druif + Hogmar druif
From: Fructologia, dat is beschryvingen en afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van appels en peeren, … by Johann Hermann Knoop.
Leeuwarden, A. Ferwerda & G. Tresling, [1763?], 2. edition, plate 8. Hand-coloured engraving with several figures (uncut sheet 390 x 325 mm with fold; impression 220 x 277 mm). Text enclosed in photocopy.
€ 150
"Er bleibt für immer der geniale Schöpfer und Begründer der praktischen und wissenschaftlichen Pomologie. J.H. Knoop war der erste wahre und wirkliche Pomologe im wissenschaftliche richtigen Sinne des Wortes!" (Martini). The first work on apples and pears, Pomologia, became the most popular treatise on pomology in the eighteenth century and went through 3 Dutch editions and was translated into German and French, while the second work, Fructologia, is devoted to fruits other than apples and pears. The hand-coloured folded plates show the fruits on natural size. They were engraved by Jan C. Philips or Jacob Folkema after the original drawings of Knoop. The plates of Fructologia are unsigned.
* Rehder III p. 76; cf. Nissen BBI 1077-1078; Stafleu & Cowan 3766-3769; Landwehr 88-92; Martini pp. 57-61; An Oak Spring pomona pp. 128-132; Janson pp. 279-286.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Goed-Edel druif + Hogmar druif. From: Fructologia, dat is beschryvingen en afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van appels en peeren, … by Johann Hermann Knoop.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Raisin royal de De-Craen
From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Gand [Gent], Local de la Société (Casino), etc., 1848, volume 4, plate 227. Hand-coloured lithograph (sheet 170 x 256 mm). Slight offset. Text enclosed.
€ 40
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.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Raisin royal de De-Craen. From: Annales de la Société royale d’Agriculture et de Botanique de Gand, Journal d’horticulture by Charles Morren (editor).
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Vigne a raisin doré de Stockwood
From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Gand [Gent], Louis van Houtte, 1857, volume 12, plate 1208-1209. Chromolithograph finished by hand (sheet 240 x 340 mm with folds). Text enclosed.
€ 90
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.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Vigne a raisin doré de Stockwood. From: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe by Charles Lemaire and others.
Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Vroege Malingre
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 65. Chromolithograph by A.J. Wendel (sheet 248 x 322 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 95
The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns. 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.
  Vitaceae - Vitis vinifera Vroege Malingre 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).