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67 2247 Botany  Monardes N 67 2247 Botany Monardes N
67 2247 Botany  Monardes N 67 2247 Botany Monardes N
67/2247 [Botany]. Monardes, N. De simplicibus medicamentis ex occidentali India delatis, quorum in medicina usus est. Latin transl. C. Clusius. Antw., C. Plantin, 1574, 88,(7)p., woodcut printer's mark on title-p., 10 ills., contemp. wr., sm. 8vo.

- Contents fine. Bookplate on verso frontwr. Frontwr. sl. frayed and dogeared.

= Very rare. "Treatise on plants, animals and minerals from "West Indies" (America) and their use in medicine (Voet 1710). Cf. Durling 3216. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Simplicium medicamentorum ex nova orbe delatorum, quorum in medicina usus est, historiae liber tertius. Latin transl. C. Clusius. Ibid., idem, 1582, 47p., woodcut printer's mark on title-p., 2 ills.

- Contents fine.

= Very rare. "Translation, with comments, by C. Clusius of the third book of Monardes on medicinal plants and minerals of America" (Voet 1712). Durling 3217.

€ (1.500-2.500) 1500
67 2248 Botany  Nicholson G 67 2248 Botany Nicholson G
67/2248 [Botany]. Nicholson, G. Dictionnaire pratique d'horticulture et de jardinage. French transl. S. Mottet. Paris, O. Doin a.o., 1892-1899, 5 vols., 78 (of 81) chromolithogr. plates by i.a. E. GODARD, A. LEFEVRE and E. OBERLIN, num. woodengr. ills., orig. unif. gilt hmor., 4to.

- Vol. 3 lacks 3 plates; sl. foxed; cut trifle short (affecting running title on plates). Bindings sl. rubbed.

€ (250-350) 250
67 2249 Botany  Oosten H van 67 2249 Botany Oosten H van
67 2249 Botany  Oosten H van 67 2249 Botany Oosten H van
67/2249 [Botany]. Oosten, H. van. De Nederlandschen Hof, Beplant met Bloemen, Ooft, en Orangeryen, Waar in geleerd werd, hoe men alderhande soorten van de curieuste Bloemgewassen; als Tulpen, Angelieren, Hyacinthen, Narcisses, Beerenooren enz. zal voortkweeken, vermeenigvuldigen, nieuwe aanwinnen, wel en met verstand veilig tegen het verderf bewaren, enz. Insgelyks eene naauwkeurige verhandeling, Hoe men alle soorten van Boomen zal Zajen (...). Hier by komt nog Den nieuwen Nederlandschen Hesperides (...). Rott., D. Vis, 1784, 6th enl. ed., (16),318p., engr. frontisp. by F. BLEYSWYK, 5 engr. plates, 20th cent. hcalf, sm. 8vo.

- Yellowed/ sl. browned at beginning and end (frontisp. yellowed); old owner's entry on first divis. title ("M.R.").

= Not in Nissen or Pritzel; cf. Hunt 406, listing the first English edition, published in 1703. "The original Dutch edition was De nieuwe Nederlandse Bloem-Hof (Leyden, 1700) (...) and the book reached its seventh edition in 1792. A second English edition appeared in 1711, a French edition at Leyden in 1714, and four German editions by 1728." (Hunt). All editions are very rare, this edition not in JAP (2 copies in NCC). This edition contains a chapter on melons not present in the 1700-edition also offered in this auction.

€ (200-300)
67 2250 Botany  Oosten H van 67 2250 Botany Oosten H van
67/2250 [Botany]. Oosten, H. van. De Nieuwe Nederlandse Bloem-Hof, Ofte de Sorgvuldige Hovenier, Onderwijsende, hoe men allerhande soorten van de curieuste Bloemgewassen (...) gelukkiglijk sal voortsetten (...). Insgelijks ook een naaukeurige Verhandeling, Hoe men alle soorten van Boomen, sal Saajen, Planten, en met vrugt voortkweken (...). Hier by komt nog Den nieuwen Neederlandsen Hesperides, of Oeffening en gebruik van de Limoen en Orange-Boomen (...). Leyden, J. du Vivié/ I. Severinus, 1700, (10),80,(2),45,(3), (2),37,(3),(2),51,(1), (2),69,(1)p., engr. frontisp. by P. SLUYTER after J. GOEREE, 4 plates, contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo. - BOUND WITH: Amsterdamsche Vermakelyke Tuyn-Vrugten. Amst., H. Machielsz., 1699, (2nd ed.), 42,(2)p.

- All divis. titles (reattached and) loosening; partly waterstained. Vellum soiled.

= Rare first edition of this very popular instruction book. Not in Nissen or Pritzel; cf. Hunt 406, listing the first English edition, published in 1703. "The original Dutch edition was De nieuwe Nederlandse Bloem-Hof (Leyden, 1700) (...) and the book reached its seventh edition in 1792. A second English edition appeared in 1711, a French edition at Leyden in 1714, and four German editions by 1728." (Hunt). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIII.

€ (500-700) 1100
67 2251 Botany  Orta G da 67 2251 Botany Orta G da
67 2251 Botany  Orta G da 67 2251 Botany Orta G da
67/2251 [Botany]. Orta, G. da. Aromatum et simplicium aliquot medicamentorum apud indo nascentium historia. Latin transl. C. Clusius. Antw., C. Plantin, 1567, 2 parts in 1 vol., 208; 209-250,(12)p., woodcut printer's vignette, 16 ills., contemp. red painted limp vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; contemp. annots. and underlining in pen and ink throughout and contemp. manuscript on first free endpaper; vaguely waterst. in blank upper outer corner. Lacks ties; sm. burnstain on backcover.

= "Treatise on plants of India (especially medicinal ones), with some digressions on diseases and social-cultural remarks. (...). Adaptation and Latin translation by Carolus Clusius. (...) He [the translator] consequently translated the text into Latin, arranging it somewhat by deleting the dialogues and making of it two books divided into two chapters, with at the end of practically each chapter his own comments and remarks" (Voet 1838). Nissen BBI, 949; Durling 3414; Wellcome I, 4655; cf. Hunt I, p.120. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIII.

BOUND WITH: Guinterius, J. Commentarius de balneis et aquis medicatis, in tres dialogus distinctus. Strasb., T. Rihelius, (1565), (14),204p.

- Lacks title-p. and last textleaf; contemp. annots. and underlining in pen and ink throughout.

= Very rare work on diseases that can be cured by bathing.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
67 2252 Botany  Oudemans C A J A 67 2252 Botany Oudemans C A J A
67 2252 Botany  Oudemans C A J A 67 2252 Botany Oudemans C A J A
67 2252 Botany  Oudemans C A J A 67 2252 Botany Oudemans C A J A
67 2252 Botany  Oudemans C A J A 67 2252 Botany Oudemans C A J A
67/2252 [Botany]. Oudemans, C.A.J.A. De flora van Nederland. Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, 1872-1874, 2nd enl. ed., 3 text vols.: XIX,(1),496; XVIII,(2),576; XXXIX,(1),724p., 331 woodengr. ills.; atlas vol.: 92 (hand)col. lithogr. plates, 20th cent. unif. clothbacked boards/ loose in modern hcl. portfolio w. ties.

- Plates trifle/ sl. yellowed and occas. sl. foxed/ frayed. Text vols. w. owner's entry on htitle.

= Atlas w. orig. frontwr. of first instalment. Nissen, BBI 1475.

Calkoen, H.J. Planten-Atlas. Introd. H. de Vries. Leyden, A.W. Sijthoff, n.d. (1898), 2nd ed., (10),221p., 124 col. lithogr. plates w. num. ills., orig. dec. cl., 4to.

- Plates occas. (sl.) yellowed; contents loosening. Binding rubbed alond extremities.

= Not in Nissen.

€ (80-100) 100
67 2253 Botany  Parkinson J 67 2253 Botany Parkinson J
67 2253 Botany  Parkinson J 67 2253 Botany Parkinson J
67 2253 Botany  Parkinson J 67 2253 Botany Parkinson J
67 2253 Botany  Parkinson J 67 2253 Botany Parkinson J
67/2253 [Botany]. Parkinson, J. Theatrum botanicum: The Theater of Plants or An Herball of a Large Extent: Containing therein a more ample and exact History and declaration of the Physicall Herbs and Plants that are in other Authours, encreased by the accesse of many hundreds of new, rare and strange Plants from all the Parts of the world (...). London, Th. Cotes, 1640, 1st ed., (18),1755,(1)p., engr. title-p. by W. MARSHALL, over 2700 woodcut ills., antique style leather, folio.

- Very fine copy, apart from a few minor defects: occas. trifle thumbed and a few foxed spots. Upper joint strengthened w. leather; spine sunned.

= Nissen, BBI 1490; Hunt I, 235. Immense herbal, listing approx. 3800 plants, most of which are illustrated. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
67 2254 Botany  Porta G B  della 67 2254 Botany Porta G B della
67 2254 Botany  Porta G B  della 67 2254 Botany Porta G B della
67/2254 [Botany]. Porta, G.B. (della). Phytognomonica (...) in quibus nova, facillimaque affertur metodus, qua plantarum, animalium, metalloru, rerum deniq; omniu ex prima extimae faciei inspectione quiuis abditas vires assequatur. Frankf., J. Wechel & P. Fischer, 1591, 2nd ed., (16),552p., woodcut title-vignette, portrait on verso of title-p., 32 ills., num. vignettes and initials, contemp limp vellum.

- Pastedowns loose/ partly dam.; ticket on upper pastedown; first free endpaper sl. loosening and w. remnants of bookplate; blank outer margins of a few lvs. w. a few bleached spots. Lacks ties; covers sl. soiled and warped.

= From the library of F.W.T. Hunger. Nissen, BBI 463. Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 7568; Bibl. Osleriana 3718; Hunt I, 158: "It is sometimes held that della Porta was the real originator of the botanical Doctrine of Signatures in any approximation to a scientific form. The theory was that Divine Providence had formed plants in such a way as to indicate the ailments they would cure". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (400-600) 400
67 2255 Botany  Quintinie J de 67 2255 Botany Quintinie J de
67/2255 [Botany]. (Quintinie, J. de). De Nieuwe en naauwkeurige Neederlandse hovenier, Onderwijsende hoe hier te Lande, onder dit Climaat een Tuin, met sijn Parken, Paaden, Glintingen en Heiningen wel sal aangeleid, en de Boomen aan deese moeten geplant, gesnoeid, aangebonden en onderhouden werden (...). Leyden, J. du Vivie, 1713, 1st ed., (12),286,(10)p., engr. title-p. by F. BLEYSWYCK, 14 plates (1 fold.), contemp. vellum.

- Possibly a few plates taken from a later edition; upper hinge weak; a few lvs. loosening; occas. some underlinings and contemp. annots. in ink in blank margins; contemp. manuscript recipe in ink on last free endpaper. Backcover w. a few stains.

= Rare first ed. Cf. Waller 844; Ferro 33A.

BOUND WITH: Register van alle Soorten van Peeren en Appelen, Met aanwijsing op welke tijd dat yder in haar Soort volkoomen, en te regt Ryp sijn. Als meede een Register van alle Soorten van Wyngaarden of Druiven, Persikken, Abricosen, Pruimen, Karssen, Kruisbessen, Aalbessen, Mispelen, Haasenooten (...). ibid., idem, 1717, 1st ed., (8),64p., engr. title-vignette by F. BLEYSWYCK. - AND WITH: Oeffening en Regte Behandeling aangaande het bebouwen der Moes-Tuynen; Onderwijzende de Regte Culture van alle de Moes-Planten welke tot de Keuken behooren; als meede om zommige derselve in een vroeger Tijd te konnen hebben, als die Jaarlijks naa ouder gewoonte. Ibid., idem, 1718, 1st ed., (8),128p., engr. title-vignette by F. BLEYSWYCK.

€ (400-600) 700
67 2256 Botany  Reichenbach H G L 67 2256 Botany Reichenbach H G L
67/2256 [Botany]. Reichenbach, H.G.L. Agrostographia Germanica sistens Icones Graminearum et Cyperoidearum quas in Flora Germanica (...). Centuria I. Die Gräser und Cyperoideen der Deutschen Flora. Leipsic, F. Hofmeister, 1834, (4),50p., 1 vol. (of 11?) only, 110 handcol. engr. plates, contemp. gilt hcalf, 4to.

- Yellowed; a few plates trifle/ sl. foxed; heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown. Rebacked (only orig. leather over joints lost).

= Iconographia Botanica seu Plantae Criticae, centuria XI. Cf. Nissen, BBI 1602 and Pritzel 7504, both under Iconographia Botanica and both listing only centuria I-X.

€ (150-250) 550
67 2257 Botany  Reichenbach H G L 67 2257 Botany Reichenbach H G L
67 2257 Botany  Reichenbach H G L 67 2257 Botany Reichenbach H G L
67/2257 [Botany]. Reichenbach, H.G.L. Deutschlands Flora mit höchst naturgetreuen, charakteristischen Abbildungen aller ihrer Pflanzen-Arten in natürlicher Größe (...) als Beleg für die Flora Germanica Excursoria und zur Aufnahme und Verbreitung der neuesten Entdeckungen innerhalb Deutschlands und der angranzenden Länder (...). Leipsic, F. Hofmeister, 1839-1840/ 1847/ 1849/ 1849-1850, 4 parts in 3 vols., in total 399 partly handcol. and gommé lithogr. plates, contemp. not unif. hcl./ hmor./ modern hcl., 4to.

- Plates w. some sl. occas. yellowing/ foxing; 4 plates (CCCCXV-CCCCXVIII) creased/ soiled/ sl. stained; 3 plates misbound; textlvs. partly sl. browned/ foxed. Bindings rubbed.

= Contains: Familie der Mohne, Kappern, Beilchen, Cisten und Ranunkeln (w. plates I-XIX, I-XL and I-CXXVIII (incl. XVI bis)); Familie der Kätzenblüther (bound after Familie der Mohne (etc.); plates DCXXI-DCCXXXI); Spitzkeimer (...) Typhaceae, Irideae, Narcisseae, Juncaceae (plates CCCXIX-CCCCXVIII); Familie der Zapfenbäume, Eiben, Cytineen, Santelgewächse, Seideln und weidenartigen Kätzchenblüther (plates DXXI-DCXX). Very fine, at times splendid colouring of part of the lithographic images. Nissen, BBI 1604; Pritzel 7511.

€ (300-500) 300
67 2258 Botany  Reichenbach H G L 67 2258 Botany Reichenbach H G L
67 2258 Botany  Reichenbach H G L 67 2258 Botany Reichenbach H G L
67/2258 [Botany]. Reichenbach, H.G.L. Iconographia Botanica Exotica, sive Hortus Botanicus (...). Kupfersammlung der neuesten, oder bisher weniger genau bekannten und verwechselten ausländischen Gewächse, nebst Angabe ihrer Cultur für Gartenfreunde. Leipsic, F. Hofmeister, 1827-1830, 1 vol. (of 3), (8),XX,72p., 100 handcol. engr. plates by i.a. C. SCHNORR, contemp. gilt hcalf, 4to.

- Vol. 1 only. Yellowed; occas. trifle/ sl. foxed/ offsetting; (crossed-out) owner's entries/ stamps/ tickets on upper endpapers. Binding rubbed; old ticket at foot of spine.

= Nissen, BBI 1603; Pritzel 7501. The complete work contains 250 plates.

€ (200-300) 200
67/2259 Botany  Revue horticole Journal d'horticulture pratique 53e 63e Année 67/2259 Botany Revue horticole Journal d'horticulture pratique 53e 63e Année
67/2259 Botany  Revue horticole Journal d'horticulture pratique 53e 63e Année 67/2259 Botany Revue horticole Journal d'horticulture pratique 53e 63e Année
67/2259 [Botany]. Revue horticole. Journal d'horticulture pratique. 53e-63e Année. Paris, Librairie agricole de la maison rustique, 1881-1891, 11 vols., each w. 24 chromo-lithogr. plates (in total 264 plates), 1 monochr. double-p. lithogr. plate, num. woodengr. plates/ ills., contemp. (unif.) gilt hmor./ hcalf, large 8vo.

- Part of plates yellowed/ browned; all vols. owner's entry on htitle. Bindings worn along extremities; one vol. lacks lower portion of backstrip.

= Nissen BBI 2383. Nice plates of flowers, plants and fruits, and some of garden architecture or plans.

€ (1.200-1.500) 1200
67 2260 Botany  Rheede van Draakestein H van 67 2260 Botany Rheede van Draakestein H van
67 2260 Botany  Rheede van Draakestein H van 67 2260 Botany Rheede van Draakestein H van
67 2260 Botany  Rheede van Draakestein H van 67 2260 Botany Rheede van Draakestein H van
67/2260 [Botany]. Rheede van Draakestein, H. van. Malabaarse kruidhof, vervattende het raarste Slag van allerlei soort van planten die in het koninkrijk van Malabaar worden gevonden. Nevens der selver blommen, vruchten en saden. Amst., J. van Someren a.o., 1689, 2 parts in 1 vol., (10),39,(1); (2),29,(1)p., engr. title, portrait of the author, 113 double-p. plates by B. STOOPENDAEL after A.J. GOEDKINT, contemp. calf w. richly gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Contents fine, apart from a few minor defects: one plate w. 2 sm. tears in top margin just touching the image; first free endpaper loosening; first 3 lvs. w. tiny wormhole in lower inner blank margin; last plate w. sm. hole, not affecting the image. Upper joint partly split but still strong; frontcover partly faded; letterpiece sl. dam.

= From the library of F.W.T. Hunger. Nissen 1627; Pritzel 7587; Rouffaer/ Muller p.341; Howgego I, R31: "While in India he [the author] became absorbed in the flora of the country, and, at his own expense commissioned a thorough botanical survey. Involving as many as hundred European and Indian scholars (...) hundreds of trees, shrubs, and plants were meticulously catalogued, described and illustrateed. Each species was named in Latin, Arabic, Sanskrit, Malayalam and Tamil". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (5.000-7.000) 19000
67 2261 Botany  Rhind W 67 2261 Botany Rhind W
67/2261 [Botany]. Rhind, W. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom; embracing the Physiology of Plants (...). Glasgow/ Edinb./ London, Blackie and Son, 1855, 2nd ed., XVI,744p., steelengr. frontisp. portr., steelengr. title, 41 (22 handcol.) plates, ills., contemp. gilt hcalf w. green mor. letterpiece, large 8vo.

- The handcol. plates yellowed; uncol. plates trifle/ sl. foxed. Binding rubbed along extremities; foot of spine chipped.

= Nissen, BBI 1628.

€ (70-90) 70
67 2262 Botany  Robson S 67 2262 Botany Robson S
67/2262 [Botany]. Robson, S. The British Flora. Containing the select names, characters, places of growth, duration, and time of flowering of the plants growing wild in Great-Britain. To which are prefixed, the principles of botany. York, W. Blanchard and Company, 1777, XX,330,(24)p., 106 ills. on 5 engr. plates, contemp. vellum.

- Occas. sl. foxed; title-p. sl. dustsoiled and upper outer corner sl. dam.; preliminary leaves (incl. title) sm. hole in lower outer blank corner; a few leaves sl. loosening or sl. defective near spine. Binding soiled and rebacked.

= Henrey III, 1274; Pritzel 7677. Interesting copy, with extensive contemp. annots. in a well legible hand (partly on interleaved blanks) and underlinings. Rare.

€ (100-150) 100
67 2263 Botany  Roque J 67 2263 Botany Roque J
67 2263 Botany  Roque J 67 2263 Botany Roque J
67 2263 Botany  Roque J 67 2263 Botany Roque J
67/2263 [Botany]. Roque, J. Plantes usuelles, indigènes et exotiques, dessinées et coloriées d'après nature, avec la description de leurs caractères distinctifs et de leurs propriétés médicinales. Paris, the author/ Veuve Hocquart, 1807-1808, 2 vols., (6),VIII,266; (4),278,(1)p., engr. contemp. handcol. frontisp. and 132 plates, contemp. unif. mottled calf w. richly gilt spine w. 2 mor. letterpieces, gilt boardedges, inside dentelles, a.e.g., 4to.

- Two bookplates pastedowns. Binding sl. rubbed wlong extremities; spine-ends (sl.) worn. Very fine copies.

= Nissen BBI, 1674. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (1.200-1.500) 1200
67 2264 Botany  Rostrup E 67 2264 Botany Rostrup E
67/2264 [Botany]. Rostrup, E. Afbildning og Beskrivelse af de vigtigste Fodergræsser. En Vejledning for Landmænd til at lære Græsarterne at kjende og den hensigtsmæssigste Maade at beynnte dem paa. Copenhagen, P.G. Philipsen, 1865, (4),61p., 16 double-p. handcol. lithogr. plates and 3 uncol. plates (counted as 5, 2x double-p.), contemp. hcalf, 4to.

- Trifle/ sl. foxed (last plate and endpapers worse). = Pritzel 7792.

€ (50-70)
67 2265 Botany  Rothschild J  ed  67 2265 Botany Rothschild J ed
67/2265 [Botany]. Rothschild, J. (ed.). Flore Pittoresque de la France. Anatomie - physiologie - classification - description des plantes indigènes et cultivées au point de vue de l'agriculture, de l'horticulture et de la sylviculture. Paris, J. Rothschild, n.d. (±1885), 3rd ed., XVI,473,(1)p., 82 handcol. lithogr. plates, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. gilt hmor., a.e.g., 4to.

- Partly yellowed, occas. sl. browned; a few lvs. sl. frayed. Spine sunned.

AND 1 other: G. HEUZÉ, Les plantes industrielles. Seconde partie (Paris, 1860, vol. 2 (of 2) only, handcol. lithogr. plates, modern hcalf).

€ (80-100)
67 2266 Botany  Scheuchzer J J 67 2266 Botany Scheuchzer J J
67/2266 [Botany]. Scheuchzer, J.J. Herbarium diluvianum. Leyden, P. van der Aa, 1723, 2nd enl. ed., (4),119p., engr. portrait and title and 14 plates w. various fossilized plants, modern hvellum, slipcase, folio.

- Professionally restored and rebound copy, engr. portrait and title and last 2 lvs. margins restored; trifle foxed and duststained.

= Large paper copy. Despite the restorations a good to fine copy. Nissen, BBI 1752.

€ (500-700) 600