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2390 - 2685     BOTANY, GARDENS AND GARDENING, HUSBANDRY - The Collection of Jan Meemelink

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71 2390 Agricola G A 71 2390 Agricola G A
71/2390 Agricola, G.A. Nieuwe en Ongehoorde dog in de Natuur welgegronde Queek-Konst van Boomen, Heesters en Bloemgewassen, ofte derselver algemeene vermeerdering. Behelsende hoedanig men allerly Bomen, door in stukken gesnedene Wortels, Stammen, Takken, ja selfs door Bladeren, op een gemakkelijke manier kan aanqueeken en vermenigvuldigen. Dutch transl. and ed. J. Le Long. Amst., P. de Coup, 1719, 2 parts in 1 vol., (14),208; (6),92,(10)p., 2 diff. engr. frontisp., 34 fold. plates, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to.

- Waterstained in lower blank margin, last few lvs. and plates also in upper part; owner's entries and bookplate on first and last free endpapers; upper pastedown partly detached. Vellum soiled.

= Henrey II, p.443f; Hunt 452: "This was the first treatise on cuttings and graftings, and it made Agricola famous".

€ (300-500) 450
71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie 71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie
71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie 71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie
71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie 71/2391 Almanach de flore ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie
71/2391 Almanach de flore, ou description de douze plantes rares des jardins de la Malmaison; suivie de plusieurs morceaux de poésie. Paris, Rosa, 1817, VIII,171,(24), 12 handcol. engr. plates by P. BESSA, contemp. gilt red mor., a.e.g., 12mo.

- Trifle foxed, not affecting plates. A fine copy.

= Charming almanac describing and depicting, with splendid illustrations, 12 exotic plants.

€ (100-150) 130
71 2392 Alpino P 71 2392 Alpino P
71 2392 Alpino P 71 2392 Alpino P
71/2392 Alpino, P. De plantis Aegypti. Ed. J. Veslingius. Leyden, G. Potvliet, 1735, (8),306,(26)p., 77 engr. plates, contemp. plain limp boards, 4to.[*]

- Cut out owner's entry on title; lacks div. title before p.73; partly foxed. Spine dam. and covers duststained.

= Vol. 2 of Historiae Aegypti naturalis. Nissen, BBI 20 (note).

€ (300-500)
71 2393 Barton B H and Castle T 71 2393 Barton B H and Castle T
71 2393 Barton B H and Castle T 71 2393 Barton B H and Castle T
71/2393 Barton, B.H. and Castle, T. The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain. London, Chatto and Windus, 1877, new ed., XXII,447p., 48 handcol. lithogr. plates, contemp. cl., sm. 4to.

- Trifle soiled. Binding sunned and dam.

Robinson, W. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens. London, John Murray, 1879, 3rd ed., XV,(1),440p., num. (full-p.) woodcut ills., orig. dec. cl.

- Sl. foxed; bookblock loose(ning). Spine darkened; joints and spine-ends dam.

AND 3 others, all English text, i.a. S. BARSTOW SKELDING, Flowers from here and there (New York, 1885, num. chromolithogr. plates, orig. dec. cl., sq. 8vo).[*]

€ (50-70) 50
71 2394 Belon du Mans P 71 2394 Belon du Mans P
71 2394 Belon du Mans P 71 2394 Belon du Mans P
71/2394 Belon du Mans, P. Plurimum singularium & memorabilium rerum in Graecia, Asia, Aegypto, Iudaea, Arabia, aliisq. exteris Provinciis ab ipso conspectarum Observationes, tribus Libris expressae. Antwerp, Plantin, 1589, (16),495p., woodcut printer's mark on title, 43 (full-p.) woodcuts, contemp. overlapping vellum. - BOUND WITH: Idem. De neglecta Stirpium Cultura, atque earum cognitione Libellus. Edocens qua ratione Silvestres arbores cicurari & mitescere queant. Ibid., idem, 1589, 78[=87]p., woodcut printer's mark on title.

- Bookplate on first free endpaper; annots. and stamp on title-p.; a few lvs. w. stain in lower margin. Vellum sl. stained.

= Ad 1: Voet 639; Adams B566; Bibl. Belg. B123; Index Aur. 116.334; Nissen, ZBI 305; Pritzel 695. First Latin edition of the original French edition, Plantin 1555, with addition of a few notes by Carolus Clusius. The work is divided into three books, the first about Crete, the Greek islands, continental Greece and Constantinople, the second about the islands of Asia Minor, Egypt, Sinai, Palestine and Syria, the third about Asia Minor. "The work contains observations about geography, faun, plants, mines, agriculture, religions, the life of inhabitants, monuments and archaeological descriptions such as the city of Troy, the pyramids or the mummies." (Labore et Constantia 127). The woodcuts mainly depicting plants and animals, but also a map of Turkey and a view of Alexandria. "In the same letter of 12 March 1587 interesting details are given about the illustrations. Clusius must have expressed the wish to reproduce the woodcuts as given in the 1555-publication, but Plantin tried in vain to recover the wood-blocks of his 1555-editions, sold at the auction of his press in 1562. He was forced to give Clusius' French edition to Pieter van der Borcht to copy the illustrations. The illustrations are, consequently, in reverse of the ones of Plantin's 1555-edition. (...) In fact not all the 1555-illustrations were copied; for six plants (pp.6, 93, 255, 258, 291, 475) and one animal (p.493) blocks were used from herbals and similar works published by Plantin in the preceding years." (Voet). With library stamp ("Bibliotheca Cranziana") and an intriguing contemp. annot. in blank margin title-p.

Ad 2: Voet 638; Pritzel 609 note; Bibl. Belgica B 124: "Dans ce livre, le dernier et peut-être le plus intéressant des ouvrages de Belon, l'auteur donne la liste des arbres exotiques qu'il serait utile d'introduire en France, et il invite le collège des médecins de Paris à fonder un établissement pour l'acclimatation des plantes étrangères." Bound at the end: 1 leaf, printed recto and verso, with corrections for both works. This leaf not mentioned by Voet and the Bibl. Belgica. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1700
71/2395 Boerhave Beekman, W. Hout in alle tijden. Deventer etc., A.E. Kluwer, (1949-1955), 6 vols., num. ills., orig. unif. cl., 4to.
€ (80-100)
71 2396 Bois D 71 2396 Bois D
71 2396 Bois D 71 2396 Bois D
71 2396 Bois D 71 2396 Bois D
71/2396 Bois, D. Atlas des plantes des jardins (...). Paris, Libraire des Sciences Naturelles, 1896, 3 vols., 1 text vol.: VI,(2),432p.; 2 plate vols.: each 8 textp. and 160 chromolithogr. plates, orig. unif. hmor. w. gilt spine, t.e.g., sm. 4to.[*]

- All vols. sl. soiled/ browned and hinges weak; plate vols. hinges strengthened w. tape; some plates reattached; first plate vol. first free endpaper loose. Covers worn/ sl. dam.

= Nissen, BBI 187. Rare.

€ (200-300) 200
71 2397 Boitard P  71 2397 Boitard P
71 2397 Boitard P  71 2397 Boitard P
71 2397 Boitard P  71 2397 Boitard P
71/2397 (Boitard, P.). Traité de la composition et de l'ornement des jardins. Paris, Audot, 1834, 4th ed., VIII,159p., 97 steelengr. plates (1x handcol.), contemp. gilt and blindst. hcalf w. embossed covers, large obl. 8vo.

- Textlvs sl. foxed; plates trifle foxed.

€ (80-100) 80
71 2398 Bonnet C 71 2398 Bonnet C
71/2398 Bonnet, C. Recherches sur l'usage des feuilles dans les plantes, et sur quelques autres sujets relatifs à l'histoire de la végétation. Göttingen/ Leyden, E. Luzac fils, 1754, VII,(1),343,(1)p., engr. title-vign. and 31 fold. plates by G. WANDELAAR and J. VAN DER SCHLEY, contemp. calf w. red mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Partly sl. browned/ foxed. Binding w. acid bite and superficial traces of nibbling by insects.

= First edition. Nissen, BBI 201; Pritzel 981; Poggendorff I, p.233. DSB II, p.286f: "(...) Bonnet is considered one of the fathers of modern biology. He is distinguished for both his experimental research and his philosphy, which exerted a profound influence upon the naturalists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (...). In the Recherches, Bonnet grouped five memoirs, all of prime importance for plant biology (...). For his masterly experimentation, Bonnet should be considered one of the first naturalists to investigate experimentally the question of photosynthesis (...)".

€ (200-300) 200
71 2399 Boulger G S 71 2399 Boulger G S
71 2399 Boulger G S 71 2399 Boulger G S
71/2399 Boulger, G.S. Familiar Trees. London etc., Cassell & Company, n.d. (±1908), 1st ed., 2 vols., XVI,160; XVI,168p., 40 chromolithogr. plates by W.H.J. BOOT, contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Sl. foxed; hinges widening. Bindings rubbed, mostly along extremities.

AND 2 others, i.a. R. LEE, Trees, Plants and Flowers (London, 1859, col. plates, orig. dec. cl.).[*]

€ (50-70) 60
71 2400 Boulger G S and Perrin I Southwell 71 2400 Boulger G S and Perrin I Southwell
71/2400 Boulger, G.S. and Perrin, I. Southwell. British Flowering Plants. London, Bernard Quaritch, 1914, 4 vols., 300 col. plates by I.S. PERRIN, printed in 1000 numb. copies, orig. unif. giltlettered cl., t.e.g., large 4to.

- Two vols. spine darkened/ sl. browned. Otherwise fine.

€ (200-300) 200
71 2401 Bracht T van 71 2401 Bracht T van
71 2401 Bracht T van 71 2401 Bracht T van
71/2401 Bracht, T. van. Tuingedachten. In zes zangen. Dordrecht, A.Blussé, 1754, (32),133,(5)p., engr. frontisp. and title-vignette by A.FOKKE, modern vellum in matching box, 4to.

- A few pages small waterst. in upper blank margin.

= Van Veen, De soeticheydt des buyten-levens p.68-69: "Dit werk is (...) een van onze grootste tuinbeschijvingen. Het gedicht geeft bijzonder gedetailleerde uiteenzettingen over talrijke gewassen en over de aanleg van de tuin en de lustpriëlen die zich daarin bevonden".

€ (100-150)
71/2402 Bridgeman, C. and S. Stowe Gardens in Buckinghamshire. Ed. G.B. Clarke. London, BW Publications, 1987, (4),(6)textp., 16 (fold./ double-p.) plates, printed in 474 numb. copies (450), orig. giltlettered hcalf w. marbled boards, in matching slipcase, folio.

- Fine copy. Slipase sl. splitting at upper edge. = Facs. reprint of the ed. London. 1746.

€ (80-100)
71/2403 Britton, N.L. and Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Los Angeles, The Cactus and Succulent Society of America, 1937, reprinted ed., 4 vols., num. plates, num. ills., orig. unif. cl., large 8vo.

- All vols. owner's entry on first free endpaper. Corners sl. rubbed. = Cf. Nissen, BBI 236.

AND 1 other: C. BACKEBERG and W. HAAGE, Cactus Lexicon (Poole, 1977, 1st Engl. ed., richly illustrated, orig. cl. w. dustwr. Fine).[*]

€ (80-100)
71 2404 Bulliard P 71 2404 Bulliard P
71/2404 Bulliard, P. Dictionnaire élémentaire de botanique, ou exposition par ordre alphabétique des préceptes de la botanique, & de tous les termes, tant françois que latins, consacrés à l'étude de cette science. Paris, the author and Didot/ Barrois/ Belin, 1783, 1st ed., VIII,242p., 10 (9x col.) engr. plates (each w. accomp. textleaf), 19th cent. giltlettered hcalf, folio.

- Four plates w. waterstain in upper blank margin, otherwise a fine large paper copy. Boardedges rubbed.

= Nissen, BBI S 137.

€ (200-300) 200
71 2405 De Burger Boer of Land Edelman zynde een beknopt Zak Woordenboek van het Buiten Leeven Strekkende tot aangenaam gebruik en voordeelige onderrichting van den Land Adel Burger Dorpeling Lan71 2405 De Burger Boer of Land Edelman zynde een beknopt Zak Woordenboek van het Buiten Leeven Strekkende tot aangenaam gebruik en voordeelige onderrichting van den Land Adel Burger Dorpeling Lan
71/2405 De Burger-Boer of Land-Edelman, zynde een beknopt Zak-Woordenboek van het Buiten-Leeven. Strekkende tot aangenaam gebruik en voordeelige onderrichting van den Land-Adel, Burger, Dorpeling, Landman, Boer, als mede van alle andere soorten van menschen, in welk een staat, beroep, hoedanigheid, betrekking, of ontmoeting zy konnen voorkomen om dezelve te doen zyn, gezonde, geruste, vrolyke, vergenoegde, voorspoedige en gelukkige, voor een tyd-verblyf-houdende, of vaste Landbewoonders. Dienende ter volmaking eener beknopte Land-Bibliotheek. Amst., S. van Esveldt, 1766, 2nd ed., 3 vols., (2),XXVI,589; 712; 680,(8 publisher's cat.)p., contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.[*]

- All titles w. a few sm. library and cancellation stamps (first 2 vols. also w. sm. stamp on first p.). All vols. paper ticket on backstrip; bindings worn; vol. 1 dam. at top of spine; vol. 3 backstrip split vertically. Contents fine.

€ (150-250) 150
71 2406 Burgsdorf F A L von 71 2406 Burgsdorf F A L von
71 2406 Burgsdorf F A L von 71 2406 Burgsdorf F A L von
71/2406 Burgsdorf, F.A.L. von. Versuch einer vollständigen Geschichte vorzüglicher Holzarten in systematischen Abhandlungen zur Erweiterung der Naturkunde und Forsthaushaltungs-Wissenschaft. Zweyter Theil, Erster und Zweyter Band. Berlin, J. Pauli, 1787-1800, 2 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, XXII,344p., engr. title-vign., dedication plate, 20 (fold.) plates (9x handcol.), 4 (fold.) tables, contemp. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- One map w. sm. tear, otherwise a fine copy. Vol. 2 of 2 only.

= Nissen, BBI 301.

€ (100-150) 140
71 2407 Burman N L 71 2407 Burman N L
71 2407 Burman N L 71 2407 Burman N L
71 2407 Burman N L 71 2407 Burman N L
71/2407 Burman, N.L. Flora Indica: cui accedit series zoophytorum Indicorum, nec non Prodomus florae Capensis. Leyden/ Amst., C. Haek/ J. Schreuder, 1768, (8),241,(19),28[=32]p., 68 (fold.) engr. plates, contemp. mottled calf, spine gilt w. raised bands and red mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Fine copy. Bookplate on upper pastedown; occas. old annot. in margin. Spine-ends sl. dam., upper joint sl. rubbed.

= Nissen, BBI 303; Pritzel 1396; Stafleu, Linnaeus and the Linneans, p.167-170. "Of importance because at a relatively early date it gives an enumeration in the Linnaean style, of what was then known about the nomenclature and taxonomy of the flora of the Indies [India, Ceylon, East-Indies]" (Stafleu, Linn.). Also containing the Prodomus which "contains about 260 legimately named new species from the Cape" (idem). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.

€ (1.200-1.500) 2300
71 2408 Burmann J 71 2408 Burmann J
71 2408 Burmann J 71 2408 Burmann J
71 2408 Burmann J 71 2408 Burmann J
71/2408 Burmann, J. Rariorum africanarum plantarum, Ad vivum delineatarum, Iconibus ac descriptionibus illustratarum. Amst., H. Boussière, 1738-1739, 10 parts in 1 vol., VIII,268,(2)p., 10 ident. engr. title-vignettes by J.C. PHILIPS, 100 engr. plates after H. CLAUDIUS, contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine, 4to.

- Bookplate on first free endpaper; annot. in blue pen on first blank; plates trifle yellowed; 1 leaf waterst.; a few (restored) holes in the last 2 lvs. and last plate. Upper hinge and foot of spine (sl.) worn.

= Nissen, BBI 302; Pritzel 1390; Gay 178; Hunt 508: "Simon van der Stel made an expedition to Namaqualand in 1685-86, Hendrik Claudius accompanying him, and the drawings later came into the possession of Burgomaster Nikolaas Witsen of Amsterdam. The Dutch were the first to describe plants of the Cape of Good Hope". Rare first and only edition with descriptions and illustrations of the plants of the African continent, especially in the area of the Cape of Good Hope. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.

€ (2.500-3.500) 2500
71 2409 Burmann J 71 2409 Burmann J
71 2409 Burmann J 71 2409 Burmann J
71 2409 Burmann J 71 2409 Burmann J
71/2409 Burmann, J. Thesaurus Zeylanicus, exhibens plantas in insula Zeylana nascentes; inter quas plurimae novae species, & genera inveniuntur. Amst., J. van Waesbergen and S. Schouten, 1737, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (16), 235,(15); (2),33,(1)p., engr. title-vignette, portr. and 111 plates, contemp. richly gilt panelled mottled calf, 4to.

- Plates as usual sl. browned/ foxed; occas. sl. foxing; contents otherwise very good. Upper joint sl. dam.; spine-ends worn; some scratches on back cover.

= Nissen, BBI 303; Stafleu-C. 928; Hunt 501: "Indeed, Linnaeus, as a guest in the Burman house, had a hand in the perfecting of the Thesaurus Zeylanicus itself (...) Ten years later Linnaeus brought out his own Flora Zeylanica. The volume is a rich example of a collection of plates which Pritzel and Stapf did not index because of their polynomial titles. (...) The Catalogi duo plantarum Africanorum is in effect a separate work, though it has no imprint." "The first illustrated flora of Ceylon, based on collections made by Paulus Hermann and Jan Hartog." (Plesch 114). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.

€ (1.500-2.500) 1600
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