Leipzig: Mainzer Presse, 1929-30. Kredel, Fritz. First trade edition. Koch and Kredel's Botanical Masterpiece. A superb collection of... Read More about Das Blumenbuch
Liège (Belgium): A la Direction Générale, 1864, 1871. With beautifully colored plates. Read More about La Belgique Horticole. Annales de Botanique et d'Horticulture. Volumes 14 (1864) and 21 (1871
np: . First edition, published privately by Gordon Osmaston, the author's son,one of 125 copies. Read More about Wild Life and Adventures in Indian Forests from the diaries of...Imperial Forest Service...
Bruxelles: F. Parent, 1850-1855. Read More about Hand-colored lithograph: "Beurré de Lannoye" from ANNALES DE POMOLOGIE, with French...
London: E. Lloyd, 1824. First Edition. Phillips (1775?-1838) was a Worthing banker, a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Linnaean Society, and the author of several botanical works including the History of Cultivated Vegetables. Read More about Flora Historica: or the Three Seasons of the British Parterre…with observations on planting, to...
London: Longman, Hurst, et al, 1823. First Edition. First Edition, Uncut in Original Boards. A guide to ornamental planting, hedges, and picturesque botanical effects. Phillips (1775?-1838) was a Worthing banker, a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Linnaean Society, and the author of several botanical works including the..... Read More about Sylva Florifera: The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically Treated; with observations on the...
Paris: C. L. F. Pancoucke, 1819-1820. One of 25 large paper copies in quarto. "Beautifully engraved plates illustrating the science of botany" (Dunthorne) Published as the last volume of P.P. Chaumeton's Flore Medicale, the work was issued separately in three different formats: a regular issue in octavo, 25 large-paper copies..... Read More about Leçon de Flore. Cours Complet de Botanique ... suivi d'une Iconographie Vegetale ... Ouvrage...
London: Printed for A. Linde, 1755. First English Edition. First and only English edition of Erich Pontoppidan's description of Norway. Pontoppidan (1698-1764), the Bishop of Bergen 1747-54 and a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Copenhagen, published the Danish version in 1752-3. A German translation was published some..... Read More about The Natural History of Norway: Containing a particular and accurate Account of the Temperature of...
London: S. and J. Fuller at the Temple of Fancy, 1810 [altered in manuscript to 1812]. The author served as the drawing master at Rugby School and here offers lessons illustrated with progressive plates of flowers and floral arrangements. "The necessity of an Improved Essay on Flower Painting is obvious..... Read More about A Practical Essay on Flower Painting in Water Colours
Paris: Éditions du Muséum, 1958; 1967. First editions. Wasson’s Mexican Mushroom Trip. The lavishly produced, pioneering study of the sacred mushrooms of Mexico, embracing anthropology, archology, natural history and chemistry. Beginning in 1953, Heim accompanied R. Gordon Wasson on his expediitions to Mexico and subsequently brought samples to Albert Hofmann..... Read More about Les Champignons Hallucinogènes du Mexique. Études Ethnologiques, Taxinomiques, Biologiques,...
London: Printed by W. Bowyer for Bernard Lintot at the Cross-Keys between the Temple Gates, . "The Second Edition, revis'd and finish'd." Best Edition. Read More about Of Gardens. A Latin Poem. In Four Books. English'd by Mr. Gardiner
[London: Privately printed], 1885. Substantial and authoritative account of the Seychelles Archipelago, with original photographic plates recording drawings of botanical and zoological subjects, as well as views of the islands. The narrator describes climbing the Morne Seychellois, the principal mountain of the main island (2,975 feet). Uncommon. Read More about Six Years in Seychelles, with Photographs from Original Drawings
London: William Collins, 1956. First edition, No. 16 of 295 copies numbered and signed by Sitwell and Blunt. One of 295 Copies. A beautiful book, especially in this deluxe state -- as well as the most thorough and comprehensive bibliography of flower books, describing over 750 books. Read More about Great Flower Books, 1700-1900. A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-Illustrated...
London: Printed by Richard Taylor ... For the Proprietor, C.E. Sowerby, 1832-1839. Second edition. Read More about English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants
Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1908. First edition, the author's own interleaved copy. AUTHOR'S COPY. An unique copy, with the author's notations and drafts for the second edition, and containing several letters to the author laid into sleeve at the back, including one that suggests the author was unhappy with..... Read More about A Manual of Elementary Forest Zoology for India
Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1868. 100 handcolored plates of Alpine flowers. Supplement volume with 100 plates of alpine flowers of Germany and Switzerland. Read More about Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in Colorirten Abbildungen nach der natur und in...
London: Printed for the Publisher by T. Bensley, -1807. First edition. The scarce two first parts of the highly important work known as the Temple of Flora, without the the third part with its famous color plates. The bibliographical complexity of the work bears witness to the fact that "[n]o..... Read More about New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnaeus: Comprehending an Elucidation of...
Washington, D.C: The Smithsonian Institution, 1925. Number 36 of 500 copies. Subscriber's Issue. The mammoth subscriber's edition, limited to 500 numbered sets of which this is copy 35, of this superb work, reproducing in full color four hundred American wildflowers, accompanied by descriptions, fully indexed in each volume. This issue..... Read More about North American Wild Flowers
Washington, D.C: The Smithsonian Institution, 1925. No. 159 of 500 copies of the subscriber’s edition, signed by the author at foot of Foreword. Subscriber's Issue. Volume Three of the subscriber's edition, limited to 500 numbered sets, reproducing in full color at life size the illustrations of American wild flowers by..... Read More about North American Wild Flowers [Volume Three
Boston: The Stratford Company, 1929. First Edition. A famous and comprehensive description of the flora of China by the keeper of the Arnold Aboretum, Harvard University, who was responsible for the introduction of over a thousand Chinese plants to the West. Read More about China: Mother of Gardens
London: R. Tyas, 1838. Read More about The Young Lady's Book of Botany