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

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71 2430 Darwin E 71 2430 Darwin E
71 2430 Darwin E 71 2430 Darwin E
71/2430 Darwin, E. The Poetical Works. London, T. Bensley, 1806, 3 vols., XX,456; XVI,282,(2); (5),373p., engr. portrait, 3 diff. frontisp., 24 (col.) (fold.) plates, contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.[*]

- All vols. (sl.) foxed throughout w. (some) waterstains; offsetting from portrait on next lvs.; first and third vol. w. owner's entry on title-p. and first textp.; two lvs. portion of outer lower corner torn off; new endpapers. Letterpieces sl. worn away.

= Comprises: The botanic garden, a poem in two parts. Part I: containing the economy of vegetation. Part II: the loves of the plants. Nissen, BBI 2061.

€ (100-150)
71 2431 De la Roche D 71 2431 De la Roche D
71/2431 De la Roche, D. Specimen botanicum inaugurale, sistens descriptiones Plantarum aliquot novarum. Leyden, Joh. et Herm. Verbeek, 1766, 35,(3)p., 5 fold. engr. plates by J.J. BIJLAERT, contemp. hcalf w. letterpiece mounted on frontcover, sm. 4to.

- Bookseller's stamp on upper pastedown and title-p.; first few lvs. waterstain in inner margin; a few annots. in pen. Covers w. rubbed spots.

= Pritzel 2117.

€ (50-70) 220
71 2432 Del anglard  C F P 71 2432 Del anglard C F P
71/2432 Del(anglard), C.F.P. Oracles de flore. Par C.F.P. Del... Paris, Janet, (1816), 150,(10)p., partly handcol. engr. title, 8 (6x handcol.) engr. plates, orig. gilt silk, a.e.g., gilt silk sleeve, 12mo.

- Foxed. Joints and sleeve sl. rubbed along extremities.

= Rare floral almanac. Grand-Carteret 3463. (dating the almanac 1819).

€ (200-300)
71 2433 Dezallier d'Argenville A J  71 2433 Dezallier d'Argenville A J
71/2433 (Dezallier d'Argenville, A.J.). La theorie et la pratique du jardinage, ou l'on traite a fond des beaux jardins apelléz communément les jardins de plaisance et de propreté. Composez de Parterres, de Bosquets, de Boulingrins, &c. The Hague, J.M. Husson, 1739, 3rd enl. ed., (8),383,(13)p., 42 fold. plates/ plans, woodcut ills., contemp. calf w. (unidentified) gilt coat of arms on both covers and w. gilt spine, 4to.

- Very fine copy.

= De Ganay 45; cf. Hunt 421 (on the 1st ed., Paris, 1709). One of the most important and popular works for 18th century designing of formal gardens. It deals with the positioning of the garden, the use of ornaments in a garden, the necessary division between the formal garden and the vegetable garden, etc. etc. The plates show the various possible layouts for a garden, designs of terraces, staircases, trellises, hedges etc. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (400-600) 1400
71 2434 Dezallier d'Argenville A J  71 2434 Dezallier d'Argenville A J
71/2434 (Dezallier d'Argenville, A.J.). La theorie et la pratique du jardinage, ou l'on traite a fond des beaux jardins apelléz communément les jardins de plaisance et de propreté. Composez de Parterres, de Bosquets, de Boulingrins, &c. Paris, P.-J.Mariette, 1732, 3rd ed., (8),293,(11)p., 38 fold./ double-p. plates/ plans, woodcut ills., contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine and burgundy mor. letterpiece, 4to.[*]

- Occas. sl. browned. Corners and spine-ends worn/ chipped/ sl. dam.; upper joint rubbed.

= De Ganay 45; cf. Hunt 421 (on the 1st ed., Paris, 1709). One of the most important and popular works for 18th century design of formal gardens. It deals with the positioning of the garden, the use of ornaments in a garden, the necessary division between the formal garden and the vegetable garden, etc. etc. The plates show the various possible layouts for a garden, designs of terraces, staircases, trellises, hedges etc.

€ (200-300) 350
71 2435 Dezallier d'Argenville A J  71 2435 Dezallier d'Argenville A J
71/2435 (Dezallier d'Argenville, A.J.). La theorie et la pratique du jardinage, ou l'on traite a fond des beaux jardins apellés communément les jardins de plaisance et de propreté. Avec les pratiques de géométrie nécessaires pour tracer sur le terrain toutes sortes de figures. Et un traité d'hydraulique convenable aux jardins. Paris, P.-J.Mariette, 1747, 4th ed., (12),482,(2)p., 49 (mainly fold./ double-p.) plates/ plans, woodcut ills., contemp. gilt mottled calf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- From the library of Gerrit Komrij (sm. bookplate on upper pastedown). One plate soiled; occas. sl. waterstained in inner margin; title-p. and one plate w. closed tear; one textp. w. some scribbling in green pen in blank margin. Joints, spine-ends and corners professionally restored; covers sl. rubbed.

= De Ganay 45; cf. Hunt 421 (on the 1st ed., Paris, 1709). One of the most important and popular works for 18th century designing of formal gardens. It deals with the positioning of the garden, the use of ornaments in a garden, the necessary division between the formal garden and the vegetable garden, etc. etc. The plates show the various possible layouts for a garden, designs of terraces, staircases, trellises, hedges etc.

€ (200-300) 325
71 2436 Dietrich D N F 71 2436 Dietrich D N F
71 2436 Dietrich D N F 71 2436 Dietrich D N F
71 2436 Dietrich D N F 71 2436 Dietrich D N F
71/2436 Dietrich, D.N.F. Forstflora oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der für den Forstmann wichtigen Bäume und Sträucher, welche in Deutschland wild wachsen, so wie der ausländischen, daselbst im Freien ausdauernden. [Continued as:] Forstflora oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der für den Forstmann nüzlichen und schädlichen Kräuter, welche in Deutschland wild wachsen. Jena, A. Schmid, 1838-1840, 2nd ed., 29 issues in 2 vols., 288 handcol. engr. plates (incl. 1 duplicate), modern unif. boards w. orig. wr. of issue 25 and 26 neatly laid down, all other orig. wr. bound at the front, 4to.

- Both vols. textlvs. (heavily) foxed; occas. offsetting from textp. on plates, mostly clean.

= Vol. 1 deals with trees and shrubs, including roses and fruit; vol. 2 deals with herbs, grasses and cryptogams. Although this work with beautiful handcoloured engraved plates went through 6 editions before 1828-1887 it is rather scarce. Nissen, BBI 487 (calls for 285 plates only); Pritzel 2256. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (700-900) 700
71 2437 Dietrich D N F 71 2437 Dietrich D N F
71/2437 Dietrich, D.N.F. Forstflora oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der für den Forstmann wichtigen Bäume und Sträucher, welche in Deutschland wild wachsen, so wie der ausländischen, daselbst im Freien ausdauernden. Jena, A. Schmidt, 1838, 2nd ed., 126p., 129 handcol. engr. plates, contemp. cl., orig. frontwr. pres., 4to.[*]

- One of two vols. only (plates numb. 158-286 and vol. no. "2" on spine, but according to Nissen, the 1st vol. contains 128 plates and the 2nd vol. 157 plates); sl. yellowed; first plate w. library stamp; upper hinge broken. Joints splitting; backstrip rather crudely strengthened w. tape.

= Nissen, BBI 487; Pritzel 2256. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (400-600)
71 2438 Dillenius J J 71 2438 Dillenius J J
71 2438 Dillenius J J 71 2438 Dillenius J J
71 2438 Dillenius J J 71 2438 Dillenius J J
71 2438 Dillenius J J 71 2438 Dillenius J J
71 2438 Dillenius J J 71 2438 Dillenius J J
71/2438 Dillenius, J.J. Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum, icones et nomina. Leyden, C. Haak, 1774, 2 parts in 1 vol., (14)p., engr. portraits, 325 etched and engr. plates, contemp. calf, richly gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, inner gilt dentelles, folio.

- Text lvs. (sl.) foxed; apart from some soiling in the lower outer corner of the last few leaves, plates all fine. Worn spots on covers (treated with leather dressing); one corner showing.

= With the bookplate on upper pastedown and blindstamp in the title leaf of the Earl of Caledon. Nissen, BBI 492. This edition was published without text, contrary to the earlier London edition of 1732. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

€ (1.500-2.500) 1500
71 2439 Dodonaeus R 71 2439 Dodonaeus R
71 2439 Dodonaeus R 71 2439 Dodonaeus R
71/2439 Dodonaeus, R. Cruijdeboeck, In den welcken die gheheele historie, dat es Tgheslacht, t fatsoen, naem, natuere, cracht ende werkinghe, 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 natuerlijck naer dat leven conterfeytsel daer by ghestelt. Antw., J. van der Loe, 1554, 1st ed., 6 parts in 1 vol., (40),818[=816]p., title-p. within woodcut borders, 715 woodcut ills., later marbled paper over the wooden covers of the orig. binding, 4to.

- Without the final 20 unnumbered pages; title-p. sl. frayed and creased in margins; preliminary leaves fingersoiled; otherwise contents occas. (sl.) waterstained in margins; two leaves reattached (both cut sl. short and 1x darkened in outer margin); one leaf w. tear into text; 2 leaves loose(ning); 2 pages stained (p.515 and 560); 5 leaves of quire ddd dam. in upper right corner w. loss of text; all leaves of quire eee dam. in lower/ lower outer margin (without text loss); p.763 dam. w. loss of text; sl. wormholed in inner blank margin. Binding rubbed along extremities and pastedowns lacking.

= 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 IV, p.139; Lindeboom p.454; Garrison/ Morton 1812; Hunt I, 67 and 68 (note); Bibl. Osleriana 2475 (note). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

€ (4.000-6.000)
71 2440 Dodonaeus R 71 2440 Dodonaeus R
71 2440 Dodonaeus R 71 2440 Dodonaeus R
71/2440 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, over 1400 woodcut textills., contemp. blindst. vellum w. clasps and catches, folio.

- Sl. (finger)soiled; pages 500-504 w. circular stains in lower margin. Upper joint starting; vellum sl. soiled.

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

€ (1.500-2.500) 1500
71 2441 Dodonaeus R 71 2441 Dodonaeus R
71 2441 Dodonaeus R 71 2441 Dodonaeus R
71/2441 Dodonaeus, R. Cruydt-boeck, volghens sijne laetste verbeteringhe; Met Bijvoeghsels achter elck Capitel, uyt verscheyden Cruydt-beschrijvers: Item, in 't laetste een Beschrijvinghe vande Indiaensche ghewassen, meest ghetrocken uyt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Antw., B. Moretus, 1644, (34),1492,(60)p., engr. title, almost 1500 woodcuts in text, blindst. vellum over wooden boards w. brass clasp and catch, folio.

- First few lvs. waterstained, mostly in outer lower corner; in the middle some lvs. w. waterstain in outer upper corner; trifle soiled throughout. Upper joint splitting; vellum sl. soiled.

= Nissen, BBI 518; Pritzel 2345; Stafleu 1492; Bibl. Belg. D121. The third and last Dutch edition of Dodoens' Cruydt-Boeck. This enlarged edition contains 14 new woodcuts.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1300
71 2442 Dodonaeus R 71 2442 Dodonaeus R
71/2442 Dodonaeus, R. Cruydt-boeck, volghens sijne laetste verbeteringhe; Met Bijvoeghsels achter elck Capitel, uyt verscheyden Cruydt-beschrijvers: Item, in 't laetste een Beschrijvinghe vande Indiaensche ghewassen, meest ghetrocken uyt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Antw., B. Moretus, 1644, (34),1492,(60)p., engr. title, almost 1500 woodcuts in text, contemp. blindst. vellum over wooden covers w. 2 brass clasps and catches, folio.

- Engr. title and first ±35 lvs. wormholed in lower inner corners, first few lvs. w. surrounding stain; a few lvs. trifle waterstained in blank margin; occas. a few foxed spots. Vellum sl. dustsoiled; lower outer corner of frontcover trifle worn. Nevertheless a fine and well preserved copy.

= Nissen, BBI 518; Pritzel 2345; Stafleu 1492; Bibl. Belg. D121. The third and last Dutch edition of Dodonaeus' Cruydt-Boeck. This enlarged edition contains 14 new woodcuts. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

€ (800-1.000) 800
71/2443 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. (Nieuwendijk), n.publ. (De Forel), n.d. (1971), no pagination, num. ills., printed in 400 copies, orig. blindst. rexine, sm. folio.[*]

= Facsimile reprint of the edition Antwerp, Jan van der Loe, (1552-)1554. With loosely inserted prospectus.

€ (40-60) 40
71 2444 Dodonaeus R 71 2444 Dodonaeus R
71 2444 Dodonaeus R 71 2444 Dodonaeus R
71/2444 Dodonaeus, R. Florum, et coronarium odoratumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Altera editio. Antw., C. Plantin, 1569, 2nd ed., 309,(9)p., 109 full-p. woodcuts by A. NICOLAI and G. JANSSEN VAN KAMPEN after P. VAN DER BORCHT, woodcut printer's mark on title, contemp. gilt velllum, a.e.g., sm. 8vo.

- A few leaves at the beginning stained; occas. trifle foxed; sm. hole in p.155/156. Very fine copy.

= Nissen, BBI 514; Hunt I, 104; Bibl. Belg. D 114; Voet 1098. The second edition, first published one year before. "The larger part of the illustrations of the 1568-edition have been used again, in all 103 woodcuts. Have not been retaken: the 4 illustrations figuring in the 1568-edition on pp.301, 302, 304, 306. The illustration on p.167 has been replaced by a new one. Have been added: the illustrations on pp.54, 112, 173, 185, 258. The illustration on p.165 has been re-arranged." (Voet). A beautiful pocket herbal, in an attractive binding w. the stylized monograms of Denis de Sallo (1626-1669, writer, lawyer and founder of Journal des Sçavans)) on both covers ("Ä Ó É" on frontcover/ "DS" on backcover) and w. contemp. annot. in pen and ink on first free endpaper: "a appartenu[?] a Dennis de Sallo/ relie pour lui". For this monogram see i.a. the Bandenkast Project of the Bijzondere Collecties of the University of Amsterdam. Also with the woodcut armorial bookplate of the Avignon physician André Alexandre Normandeau on upper pastedown. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Historia frumentorum, leguminum, palustrium et aquatilium herbarum, ac eorum, quae eo pertinent. Ibid., idem, 1569, 293,(11)p., 88 nearly all full-p. woodcuts by C. MULLER, A. NICOLAI and G. JANSSEN VAN KAMPEN after P. VAN DER BORCHT, woodcut printer's mark on title.

= Nissen, BBI 513; Pritzel 2346; Hunt I, 105; Voet 1096; Bibl. Belg. D 112. The revised and enlarged second edition, augmented with 6 woodcuts, first published 1566. Botanical study of the cereals, the vegetables, the vegetation of the marshes, and the water plants. Dodonaeus had already partially treated the subject in De frugum historia liber unus, Antwerp, Loë, 1552, and in the Cruijde Boeck (first edition J. Loë 1554), book 4, but this is a greatly enlarged and systematised version, with new illustrations cut under supervision of Dodonaeus.

€ (3.000-5.000) 3000
71 2445 Dodonaeus R 71 2445 Dodonaeus R
71 2445 Dodonaeus R 71 2445 Dodonaeus R
71/2445 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. Transl. C. Clusius. 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.

- Approx. 60p. trifle waterstained in blank margins, occas. touching text; sm. closed tear in blank outer margin of title-p.; sm. contemp. annots. on pastedowns. Joints and raised bands trifle rubbed. A good copy.

= Nissen, BBI 510. Cf. Henrey I, 110; Bibl. Walleriana 11497; DSB 4, p. 139. First and only French edition of Dodonaeus' 'Cruydeboeck', first published in 1554 by Jan Loë in Antwerp. "Charles de l'Ecluse (more commonly known as Charles de l'Écluse, or Carolus Clusius), another celebrated botanist from the Low Countries, translated the 'Cruydeboeck' into French. (..) Many of the same woodcuts were used that had appeared in the 'Cruydeboeck', with the addition of some new figures which were probably drawn by the artist Pierre van der Borcht." (Hunt, pp. 8-9). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

€ (2.500-3.500) 2500
71 2446 Dodonaeus R 71 2446 Dodonaeus R
71 2446 Dodonaeus R 71 2446 Dodonaeus R
71/2446 Dodonaeus, R. Historia frumentorum, leguminum, palustrium et aquatilium herbarum, ac eorum, quae eo pertinent. Antw., C. Plantin, 1569, 2nd rev. and enl. ed., 293,(10)p., 88 nearly all full-p. woodcuts by C. MULLER, A. NICOLAI and G. JANSSEN VAN KAMPEN after P. VAN DER BORCHT, woodcut printer's mark on title, contemp. overlapping limp vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Partly yellowed/ sl. browned; partly sl. foxed; vague library stamp on title-p.; title-p. sl. dam. in fore-edge margin. Bookblock loose; vellum sl. wrinkled.

= Nissen, BBI 513; Pritzel 2346; Hunt 105; Voet 1096; Bibl. Belg. D 112. The revised and enlarged second edition, augmented with 6 woodcuts, first published 1566. Botanical study of the cereals, the vegetables, the vegetation of the marshes, and the water plants. Dodonaeus had already partially treated the subject in De frugum historia liber unus, Antwerp, Loë, 1552, and in the Cruijde Boeck (first edition J. Loë 1554), book 4, but this is a greatly enlarged and systematised version, with new illustrations cut under supervision of Dodonaeus.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Purgantium aliarumque eo facientium, Tum et radicum, Convolvulorum ac deleteriarum herbarum historiae libri IIII. Ibid., idem, 1574, 2 parts in 1 vol., w. continuous pagination, 505,(6)p., woodcut printer's mark on both title-p., 221 full-p. woodcuts by G. VAN KAMPEN after P. VAN DER BORCHT.[*]

- Mostly yellowed/ browned; sm. undisturbing inkstain in outer margin of p.399-455.

= Nissen, BBI 515; Pritzel 2348; Hunt 116; Voet 1099; Bibl. Belg. D 115; Arents 17-A. The first edition. "The four books of the edition proper (pp.9-376) are devoted to the description of plants with purgative properties, of plants of which the roots are used in medicine, of climbing-plants, and of poisonous plants; with 140 illustrations. The Appendix, containing 81 full-p. woodcuts, is divided into two parts. In the first the description is given of a number of plants having a place in the two editions formerly published by Dodonaeus, Frumentorum ...historia (1566) and Florum et coronarium ...historia (1568-1569). The first part forms in fact a kind of appendix to those publications. The second part gives the description of some umbellifers." (Voet). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.

€ (800-1.000)
71 2447 Dodonaeus R 71 2447 Dodonaeus R
71 2447 Dodonaeus R 71 2447 Dodonaeus R
71/2447 Dodonaeus, R. Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX Variè ab Auctore, paullò ante mortem, aucti & emendati. Antw., Ex officina Plantiniana B. & J. Moretus, 1583, 1st ed., (20),860,(27)p., 1341 woodcut ills., contemp. blindst. calf, folio.

- A fine and clean copy, w. some slight waterstaining in upper/ outer blank margin (occas. touching the upper line of the text) and a few instances of minor foxing in margins; small wormhole in text, vanishing after p.100; two leaves (p.30 and 31) w. sm. inkstain.

= The rare first edition, owner's entry of J. [Johannes?] DE LAET on title-p.: "JLAET. Praesentem esse deum quaelibet herba docet." (Each plant teaches us that God is present). Nissen BBI 517; Pritzel 2350; Voet 1101; Adams, D 722; Hunt I, 143: "First edition of Dodoens' last and most comprehensive botanical work (...)". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.

€ (3.000-5.000) 3000
71 2448 Dreves F and Hayne F G 71 2448 Dreves F and Hayne F G
71/2448 Dreves, F. and Hayne, F.G. Choix de plantes d'Europe. Leipsic, Voss et Compagnie, 1802, 5 vols., 125 handcol. engr. plates, contemp. unif. boards.

- Library tickets on verso frontcovers.

= Nissen, BBI . Rare. Finely engraved plates with delicate handcolouring. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1900
71 2449 Duhamel du Monceau H L 71 2449 Duhamel du Monceau H L
71 2449 Duhamel du Monceau H L 71 2449 Duhamel du Monceau H L
71/2449 Duhamel du Monceau, H.L. Traité des arbres et arbustes que l'on cultive en France en plein terre. Vol. I-IV. Paris, Didot, Michel and Lamy, (1800)-1809, 2nd ed., 4 (of 7) parts in 2 vols., 260 engr. plates after P.J. REDOUTÉ, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf, folio.

- Second vol. w. bookplate on upper pastedown; 1st vol. last ±30 lvs. waterstained in upper part. Binding sl. rubbed. Very fine copies.

= Nissen BBI, 549. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.

€ (1.500-2.500) 1500