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67/2207 Botany  La Botanica de' Fiori dedicata al Bel Sesso Anno I/ Anno II ed ultimo 67/2207 Botany La Botanica de' Fiori dedicata al Bel Sesso Anno I/ Anno II ed ultimo
67/2207 Botany  La Botanica de' Fiori dedicata al Bel Sesso Anno I/ Anno II ed ultimo 67/2207 Botany La Botanica de' Fiori dedicata al Bel Sesso Anno I/ Anno II ed ultimo
67/2207 [Botany]. La Botanica de' Fiori dedicata al Bel Sesso. Anno I/ Anno II ed ultimo. Milan, L. Sonzogno, n.d. (for 1828-1829), 2 parts in 1 vol., 128; 104p., handcol. stipple-engr. title and 9 handcol. plates, contemp. silk-covered boards, sm. 8vo.

- Trifle foxed; partly w. very vague waterstain in lower blank margin/ corner. Silk trifle/ sl. soiled/ foxed/ stained.

= Very fine plates. Not in Nissen or Pritzel. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (200-300) 300
67/2208 Botany  Bulletins d'Arboriculture de floriculture et de culture potagère Organe du Cercle d'Arboriculture de Belgique fondé en 1864 Year 1874 1876 1878 1880 1886 1889 1901 1903 and 67/2208 Botany Bulletins d'Arboriculture de floriculture et de culture potagère Organe du Cercle d'Arboriculture de Belgique fondé en 1864 Year 1874 1876 1878 1880 1886 1889 1901 1903 and
67/2208 [Botany]. Bulletins d'Arboriculture, de floriculture et de culture potagère. Organe du Cercle d'Arboriculture de Belgique fondé en 1864. Year 1874, 1876-1878, 1880, 1886, 1889, 1901, 1903 and 1904. Ed. F. Burvenich a.o. Ghent, C. Annoot-Braeckman, 1874-1904, 10 vols. (each in loose issues), 106 (of 118) chromolithogr. plates (1 fold.) of fruits, lithogr./ woodengr. plates/ portraits/ ills., orig. unif. wr., each year loose in contemp. hcl. portfolio w. ties.

- Year 1904 lacks the chromolithogr. plates; sl. frayed and brittle. = Not in Nissen. Nice plates.

€ (300-500) 300
67 2209 Botany  Clusius C 67 2209 Botany Clusius C
67/2209 [Botany]. Clusius, C. Exoticorum libri decem: Quibus Animalium, Plantarum, Aromatum, aliorumque peregrinorum Fructuum historia describuntur. (Leyden), Ex. Off. Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1605, 2 parts in 1 vol., (14),378,(9),52,(28); (12),242,(1)p., title-p. within woodcut border, over 250 woodcut ills., contemp. calf w. richly gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, board edges gilt, folio.

- Contemp. annots. in pen and ink throughout and some underling; occas. sl. foxed and stained; a few lvs. sl. browned; last ±19 text lvs. trifle waterst. in lower outer corner. Joints, corners and both covers (crudely) restored; backcover w. some offsetting.

= From the library of E.H. Krelage, with his bookplate on upper pastedown. Landwehr, VOC 589; Nissen, BBI 369; Wellcome I, 1512; Pritzel 1760; Hunt 182; DSB 2 p.120f; Lindeboom p.347f; Bibl. Osleriana 2327. Book I-IV are works by Clusius; book VII-X are translations by Clusius of works by G. de Orta, C. Acosta and N. Monardes. The last part is Clusius' Latin translation of P. Belon's work "Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables trouvées en Grèce, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie et autres pays étrangèrs" (1553). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1300
67 2210 Botany  Denne Baron P 67 2210 Botany Denne Baron P
67/2210 [Botany]. Denne-Baron, P. Fleurs poétiques. Paris, A. Eymery, 1825, XI,(1),187,(3)p., 16 handcol. stipple-engr. plates, contemp. gilt and blindst. calf, gilt boardedges and inside dentelles, a.e.g., sm. 8vo.

- Plates trifle foxed; textlvs. (sl.) foxed. Binding sl. rubbed along extremities.

= Not in Nissen or Pritzel. Nice plates, nice binding.

AND 2 others: "B.R.", Le langage emblématiques des fleurs (...) (Paris, n.d. (±1870), lithogr. frontisp., 7 handcol. lithogr. plates, woodcut ills., modern cl. w. orig. frontwr. laid down, sm. 8vo) and L.-A. MARTIN, Nouveau Langage des Fleurs, ou Parterre de Flore (...) (Brussels, 1832, handcol. lithogr. frontisp. and 17 (of 18) handcol. plates, modern hmor., sm. 8vo. Lacks 1 plate).

€ (60-80) 90
67 2211 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2211 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2211 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2211 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2211 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruijdeboeck, in den welcken die geheele historie, dat es Tgheslacht, t fatsoen, naem, natuere, cracht ende werkinghe, van den Cruyden, niet alleen hier telande wassende, maer oock van den anderen vremden in der Medecijnen oorboorlijck, met grooter neersticheyt begrepen ende verclaert es, met der selver cruyden natuerlijck naer dat leven conterfeytsel daer by ghestelt. Antw., J. van der Loe, 1554, 1st ed., 6 parts in 1 vol., (40),818[=816],(20)p., title-p. within woodcut borders, 715 woodcut ills., contemp. gilt hmor., 4to.

- Pagination occas. erratic, but complete. New endpapers; some lvs. remargined; a few contemp. annots. in pen and ink, i.a. numb. in corners; old owner's entry on first free endpaper; occas. sl. stained; sl. soiled/ foxed, mostly in corners and margins. Binding sl. worn along extremities.

= The very rare first edition. "'Cruijdeboeck' is not a translation of Fuchs' work. However Dodonaeus obtained the use of wood-blocks which had been employed in the octavo edition of Fuchs' work. To these a number of new engravings were added" (Arber p.82). Nissen, BBI 509; Pritzel 2344 ("Editio princeps rarissima"); Arber p.272; Henrey I, p.8f and p.32f; DSB 4, p.139; Lindeboom p.454; Garrison/ Morton 1812; Hunt I, 67 and 68 (note); Bibl. Osleriana 2475 (note). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (4.000-6.000) 16000
67 2212 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2212 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2212 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2212 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2212 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruijdeboeck, in den welcken die geheele historie, dat es Tgheslacht, t fatsoen, nae, natuere, cracht ende werkinghe, van den Cruyden, niet alleen hier te lande wassende, maer oock van de anderen vremde in der Medecijnen oorboorlijck, met grooter neersticheyt begrepen ende verclaert es, met der selver cruyden natuerlijck naer dat leven conterfeytsel daer by ghestelt. Antw., J. van der Loe, 1563, 2nd ed., (44),682,(52)p., title-p. within contemp. handcol. woodcut borders, 841 contemp. handcol. herbal ills., 267 (of which 198 contemp. handcol.) initials, contemp. gilt calf, folio.

- Very fine copy, with the following minor defects: first 9 (extra bound with) blank lvs. sl. waterst. in outer margin; 2 text lvs. sl. stained in blank inner margins; a few lvs. w. sm. stains in blank outer margin; most lvs. numb. in old pen in upper outer corner; occas. contemp. underlining in old pen and ink; 2 (extra bound with) final blank lvs. w. extensive sl. later. manuscript recipes. Binding w. a few sm. restorations, i.a. at foot of lower joint and upper outer corner of back cover; foot of spine chipped; gilt on spine rubbed.

= Extremely rare CONTEMP. HANDCOLOURED copy (from the library of F.W.T. Hunger) extra illustrated with 2 lvs. from: L. FUCHS, New Kreüterbuch, in welchem nit allein die gantz histori (...) (Basel, 1543): the title-p. (w. full-p. woodcut portrait of Leonhart Fuchs on verso) and 1 leaf w. a full-p. woodcut of "Traubenkraut" and 3 woodcut portraits of the illustrators on verso. "This [Cruijdeboeck] was a national hebrarium devoted to species indigenous to the Flemish provinces. The merit of this book was that rather than proceeding by alphabetical order, as Fuchs had done, Dodoens grouped the plants according to their properties and their reciprocal affinities." (DSB 4, p.138f). Nissen BBI 512; Pritzel 2345; cf. Arber p.272; Henrey I, p.8f and p.32f; Garrison/ Morton 1812; DSB 4, p.139; Lindeboom p.454; Bibl. Osleriana 2475 (note). "He [Dodonaeus] helped to forward the growing interest in classification which had begun to be evident as early as 1539 in Bock's Neu Kreuterbuch" (Hunt 67). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (8.000-10.000) 24000
67 2213 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2213 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2213 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruijdeboeck in den welcken die gheheele historie, dat es tgheslacht, tfatsoen, naem, natuere, cracht ende werckinghe, van den cruyden, niet alleen hier te lande wassende, maer oock van den anderen vremden in der Medecijnen oorboorlijck, met grooter neersticheyt begrepen ende verclaert es, met der selver cruyden natuerlic naer dat leven conterfeytsel daer by ghestelt. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (1971), no pagination, num. ills., orig. blindst. rexine, sm. folio.

- Sm. bookplate on upper pastedown. = Facsimile reprint of the edition Antwerp, Jan van der Loe, (1552-)1554.

€ (50-70) 50
67 2214 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2214 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2214 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruydt-boeck, volgens sijne laetste verbeteringe: Met Biivoegsels achter elck Capittel, uyt verscheyden Cruydtbeschrijvers: Item in 't laetste een Beschrijvinge vande Indiaensche Gewassen, meest getrocken wt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Leyden, F. van Ravelingen, 1618, (32),1495,(57)p., engr. title by W. SWANENBURGH, num. woodcuts in text, later gilt hcalf w. red mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Lacks 1 preliminary leaf; engr. title cut short and w. owner's stamp; most lvs. partly waterst.; occas. sl. mouldy; thumbed; a few corners torn; 8 lvs. at the end (partly) remargined. Joints split; worn along extremities.

= Second Dutch ed. of this major herbal. Nissen, BBI 518; Pritzel 2345; Hunger sale 209; Bibl. Belg. D120; Simoni, Low Countries 1601-1621, D69. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.

€ (1.000-1.500)
67 2215 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2215 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2215 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2215 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2215 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2215 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2215 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2215 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2215 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Florum, et coronarium odoratumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Antw., C. Plantin, 1568, 1st ed., 307[= 308],(11)p., woodcut printer's mark on title-p., 108 full-p. woodcuts by A. NICOLAI and G. JANSSEN VAN KAMPEN after P. VAN DER BORCHT, contemp. limp vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Bookplate tipped on verso first free endpaper; old owner's entry on title-p.; lower hinge weak; both pastedowns w. a sm. dam. spot; occas. trifle soiled/ stained. Lacks ties; covers sl. stained/ soiled.

= First edition of Dodoens' study of ornamental and fragrant plants and flowers, one of the earliest treatises on 'garden flowers'. The work describes many of the recently introduced plants and flowers from Asia Minor, bulbous plants in particular, that were transforming European gardens. Nissen, BBI 514; Pritzel 2347; Hunt 101; Durling 1174; Voet 1097; Wellcome I, 1819. A beautiful pocket herbal. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.

€ (1.200-1.500) 2100
67 2216 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2216 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2216 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2216 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2216 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2216 Botany Dodonaeus R
67 2216 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2216 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2216 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Frumentorum, leguminum, palustrium et aquatilium herbarum, ac eorum, quae eo pertinent historia. Antw., Ex officina C. Plantin, 1566, 1st ed., 269,(7)p., woodcut printer's vignette, 84 contemp. handcol. ills. by P. VAN DER BORCHT, contemp. vellum.

- Remnants of bookplate on upper pastedown; upper hinge weak; old owner's entry on title-p. ("Antonii van den bogaerde", dated 1725); all ills. w. old. annot. in pen and ink; 2 lvs. sl. stained; occas. trifle fingersoiled in blank outer margins; ±15 textlvs. vaguely waterst. in blank lower inner corner. Binding sl soiled and w. a few stains.

= Extremely rare HANDCOLOURED COPY. "First edition (?). Nissen and Meerbeeck list an edition of 1565 which is not noted elswhere" (Hunt I, 96). In this work Dodonaeus describes wheat, legumes, marsh- and waterplants. A few of these plants were already described in his first botanical work Frugum historia (1552) and in Cruijdeboeck (1554). But this new copy is more extensive than the previous. Pritzel 2346; Durling 1176; DSB 4, p.138f; cf. Bibliotheca Osleriana 2474 (ed. Antw., 1569) and Nissen BBI, 513 (ed. Antw., 1565). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.

€ (3.000-5.000) 6500
67 2217 Botany  Dodonaeus R 67 2217 Botany Dodonaeus R
67/2217 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Histoire des plantes, en laquelle est contenue la description entière des herbes, c'est à dire, leur especes, forme, noms, temperament, vertus & operations: non seulement de celles qui croissent en ce paîs, mais aussi des autres estrangeres qui viennent en usage de medecine. Antw., J. Loë, 1557, (24),584,(36)p., title-p. within woodcut border, 840 woodcut ills., contemp. calf. w. richly gilt spine w. raised bands and red mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- First ±80p. trifle waterst. in blank outer margin; sm. contemp. annots. on lower pastedown. Joints and raised bands trifle rubbed.

= Nissen, BBI 510. Cf. Henrey I, 110; Bibl. Walleriana 11497; DSB 4, p. 139. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.

€ (1.500-2.500) 4000
67 2218 Botany  Fuchs L 67 2218 Botany Fuchs L
67/2218 [Botany]. Fuchs, L. Plantarum effigies. Lyon, B. Arnoulletus, 1551, (24),516,(2)p., woodcut portrait of the author and 511 (of 516) woodcut ills. (approx. 100x contemp. handcol.), contemp. blindst. pigskin w. the figure of Justice in center panel on frontcover and the figure of Lucrece in center panel on backcover (both with caption below), sm. 8vo.

- Lacks 5 leaves; final free endpaper loose; occas. (sl.) foxed/ soiled/ stained; first two illustrated leaves w. contemp. annots. in pen and ink in margins. Sm. dam. spot in lower margin backcover.

= Nissen, BBI 670; Pritzl 3140 (note). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.

€ (500-700) 700
67 2219 Botany  Fünfstück M 67 2219 Botany Fünfstück M
67/2219 [Botany]. Fünfstück, M. Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs. Grosser Pflanzenatlas mit Text für Schule und Haus. Stuttg., E. Hänselmann, n.d. (1885-1888), 172p., 80 double-p. handcol. lithogr. plates, num. ills., orig. giltlettered dec. cl., folio.

- Occas. yellowed (a few plates sl. browned/ frayed); one plate sm. repaired tear in outer blank margin. Binding rubbed/ sl. frayed along extremities.

= Nissen, BBI 673n. The first edition. Popular work reaching its 8th edition in 1896.

AND 1 other: C. HOFFMANN, Botanischer Bilder-Atlas (...) (Stuttg., (1896), 2nd ed., chromo-lithogr. plates, woodengr. ills., modern hmor. w. part of contemp. mor. backstrip pres., orig. frontwr. of 1 instalment pres., folio).

€ (100-150) 100
67 2220 Botany  Gerard J 67 2220 Botany Gerard J
67/2220 [Botany]. Gerard, J. The herball or generall historie of plantes. London, J. Norton, 1597, 1st ed., 3 parts in 1 vol., (18),1392,(72)p., title-p. within woodcut border and large woodcut coat of arms on verso, portrait of the author, num. woodcut herbal ills., sl. later gilt calf, folio. - Fine copy with the following minor defects: new endpapers; title-p. cut sl. short in outer margin and strengthened on verso; a few lvs. remargined; occas. a few sm. stains. Binding rebacked w. 20th cent. calf; corners restored; covers sl. rubbed. = After publication of this work, Gerard was accused for plagiarism. "Some time before Gerard's Herball was published, Norton had commission a certain Dr. Priest to translate the Stirpium historiae pemptades sex (1583) of Rembert Dodoens from Latin to English. Dr. Priest (...) never completed his task [because he died before finishing it]. It is not known when it was begun, how much was ever completed, or what became of the manuscript, only that it is said to have been used by Gerard when preparing his Herball. However, as will be seen later, it appears from Gerard's preface that he had never seen Priest's work (...)". (Henrey I, p. 44f.) Nissen 698; Hunt I, 230 ("(...) important among other things for having the first illustration of the potato"), although he mistakenly believed it came from Virginia rather than South America; Henrey I, 154; Garrison/ Morton 1820; DSB 5 p.361f; Bibl. Osleriana 2722; Bibl. Walleriana 11513. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Catalogus arborum, fruticum ac plantarum tam indigenarum, quam exoticarum. Ibid., idem, 1599, (4),22p., woodcut title-vignette, large woodcut coat of arms on verso title-p.

€ (2.000-3.000) 4000
67 2221 Botany  Gilibert J E 67 2221 Botany Gilibert J E
67/2221 [Botany]. Gilibert, J.-E. Histoire des plantes d'Europe, ou élémens de botanique pratique; (...) le Signalement précis, suivant la méthode (...) de Linné (...). Lyon, A. Leroy, 1798, 2 vols., (8),XXXII,446,(1); (4),XVI,482p., 3 engr. plates (1x fold.), 2 fold. tables, ±800 woodcut ills., contemp. unif. calf, gilt spine w. ochre mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Vol. 1 waterstained at the beginning and partly in upper inner corner; vol. 2 waterstained in lower outer blank margin (incl. binding); both vols. occas. yellowed; fold. plate sl. cut short in upper margin (sl. affecting image); occas. sm. wormholes in inner blank margin. Bindings sl. rubbed.

= Nissen, BBI 705 ("Eine Neuausgabe der anonymen "Histoire des plantes de l'Europe (...) rangée suivant (...) Pinax de Gaspard Bauhin". Lyon 1683").

€ (150-250) 160
67 2222 Botany  Good P P 67 2222 Botany Good P P
67 2222 Botany  Good P P 67 2222 Botany Good P P
67/2222 [Botany]. Good, P.P. The Family Flora and Materia Medica Botanica, containing the Botanical Analysis, Natural History, and Chemical and Medical Properties of Plants. Elizabethtown, the author, 1847/ n.d. (±1850), rev. enl. ed. (vol. 2), 2 vols., IV,(7),V-XVIII; 32p., 1 tinted lithogr. title (of 2?), 98 (hand)col. lithogr. plates numb. 1-96, 99 and 100, no. 1-96 each w. (4) accomp. textp., contemp. not unif. giltlettered blindst. cl.

- Possibly lacking a lithogr. title (but perhaps supplied with the new edition only). Some usual yellowing/ foxing (most plates sl. yellowed only); vol. 2 partly w. waterstain in lower outer corner, occas. vaguely affecting image; a few plates cut short, sl. affecting image. Bindings rubbed along extremities.

= Published in instalments, the numbers 97 and 98 not called for in the contents. Nos. 99 and 100 are general tables (w. handcol. ills.) of the Linnaean classification of the vegetable kingdom. Not in Nissen or Pritzel.

€ (150-250) 160
67 2223 Botany  Hey R  67 2223 Botany Hey R
67/2223 [Botany]. (Hey, R.). The Moral of Flowers. London, Longman etc., 1833, X,(2),179p., 24 handcol. and gommé engr. plates by W. CLARK, contemp. gilt green hmor., t.e.g., large 8vo.

- Plates trifle/ sl. smudged in blank margins (occas. near image); owner's stamp on title-p. and verso of some plates; owner's entry on title-p. ("Mary Todd Nov.br 30th 1833"). Binding worn along extremities.

= Beautiful plates. Blunt p.219.

€ (80-100) 90
67 2224 Botany  Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o  ed  67 2224 Botany Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o ed
67 2224 Botany  Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o  ed  67 2224 Botany Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o ed
67 2224 Botany  Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o  ed  67 2224 Botany Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o ed
67 2224 Botany  Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o  ed  67 2224 Botany Houtte L van and Lemaire C a o ed
67/2224 [Botany]. Houtte, L. van and Lemaire, C. a.o. (ed.). Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe, ou descriptions et figures des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes nouvellement introduites sur le continent ou en Angleterre, et soit inédites, soit extraites des meilleurs recueils de botanique et d'horticulture. Ghent, L. van Houtte, 1845-1880, 23 vols., 2049 (fold./ double-p.) most chromolithogr. plates (some tinted/ monochr.), mainly finished by hand, contemp. unif. hcl., 4to.

- Contents occas. yellowed/ foxed, but mainly the textlvs; plates generally in fine condition; a few fold. plates sm. tear at intersection of folds; a few plates trifle cut short. Bindings rubbed and w. occas. surface dam. (top layer of leather chafed off, mainly on covers and much less on spines).

= Splendidly illustrated. Nissen, BBI 2254; Pritzel 5203; Plesch 445. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIX.

€ (8.000-10.000) 8000
67 2225 Botany  Jacquemart A 67 2225 Botany Jacquemart A
67/2225 [Botany]. Jacquemart, A. Flore des Dames. Nouveau langage des fleurs. Paris, B. Neuhaus and P. Joseph Loss, n.d. (±1841), new ed., (2),314,(4 publ. cat.)p., engr. title, 12 finely handcol. engr. plates by A. DUMÉNIL, contemp. blindst. dark purple mor., spine gilt, sm. 8vo.

- Two plates browned; textlvs. waterstained/ -wrinkled. Binding rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities.

= Gumuchian 3159. Rare.

€ (70-90) 70
67 2226 Botany  Jennings S 67 2226 Botany Jennings S
67 2226 Botany  Jennings S 67 2226 Botany Jennings S
67/2226 [Botany]. Jennings, S. Orchids: and How to Grow them in India and other Tropical Climates. London, L. Reeve & Co., 1875, (8),38p., 48 handcol. and gommé lithogr. plates, each w. accomp. textleaf, contemp. hcl., sm. folio.

- Trifle yellowed; some scattered foxed specks; htitle foxed; owner's entry on title-p. and htitle. Binding worn/ frayed along extremities.

= Nissen, BBI 992; not in Pritzel. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.

€ (1.500-2.500) 1500