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The Illustrated Herbal

by BLUNT, Wilfrid & Sandra RAPHAEL

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(1979).
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(London),: Frances Lincoln,, (1979).. 191, [i] pp. Small folio (22,5 x 31 cm.). Original buckram with pictorial dust-jacket. Richly illustrated with 64 coloured plates and 80 plaine plates and illustrations. ¶ A nicely illustrated introduction to the development of the ancient illustrated herbal.
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cover of The British Herbal: An History of Plants and Trees, Natives of Britain, Cultivated for Use, or Raised for Beauty. By John Hill, M.D

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London,: Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, J. Hodges ... (a.o.)., 1756-(1757).. [iv], 533, [iii, index] pp. Tall folio (28 x 42 cm.). Contemporary full marbled calf, spine with 6 raised bands (top & bottom of spine slightly worn; corners slightly bumbed and partly slightly worn); gilt lettered (slightly faded) on red morocco label. With a fine allegorical… Read more
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cover of Handboek tot de kennis en voortkweeking van all bekende Cactus-Soorten, in haren ganschen omvang. Beschrijving van hare klassen en de groepen waartoe zij behooren; ... Volgens de nieuwste verdeeling, de beste auteurs en uit de meest volledige beschrijvingen bijeengebracht

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Amsterdam,: F. Günst,, 1854.. 2 parts in one volume: [ii], iii, [iii], 132; 73, [i] pp. 8vo (15 x 22,5 cm.). Original illustrated stiff wrappers. With a double-page table and 24 illustrations on 20 woodengraved plates. ¶ Facsimile reprint in 500 copies, Amsterdam, Meesters, 1977. At the time of its publication in 1854, Krook's Handboek was the most comprehensive… Read more
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cover of Les Champignons d'Europe

Les Champignons d'Europe

by HEIM, Roger

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1957.
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Paris,: N. Boubée,, 1957.. 2 volumes: 326 [ii]; 521, [iii] pp. Small 8vo (14 x 19 cm.). Original publisdher's cloth. Richly illustrated with 20 photographic plates, 56 coloured plates after A. Bessin & M. Bory and numerous text figures. ¶ First edition of Heim's valuable classic and a fine iconography.
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cover of Les Champignons, traité élémentaire et pratique de mycologie, suivi de la description des espèces utiles, dangereuses, remarquables, par J. Moyen,... Avec une introduction de Jules de Seynes... Avec une introduction par Jules de Seynes

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Paris,: J. Rotschild,, (1889).. xxxv, [i], 762, [ii,], pp. Small 8vo (15 x 18,5 cm.). Original green decorative cloth, black tooled and gilt lettered; marbled edges (top & bottom of spine slightly rubbed; partly slightly loose in binding, but firm). Richly illustrated with 334 wood engravings in the text, and 20 fine chromolithographical plates, interleaved with their explanatory… Read more
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cover of Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linnéschen System. 54 fein koloriete Doppelfoliotafeln mit über 650 naturgetreuen Abbildungen und 93 seiten erläuterndem Text. Nach G.H. v. Schuberts Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte neu bearbeitet von Moritz Willkomm... Mit einer Vorrede von Gotthilf Heinrich v. Schubert. Vierte vermehrte Auflage

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Eklingen,: J.F. Schreiber,, (1887).. [viii], vii, [i], 77 pp. Folio (23 x 33 cm.). Original half publisher's cloth with pictorial front board (faded and rubbed along the board edges; corners slightly bumped; spine discoloured, top and bottom worn). With 54 very fine double-page coloured wood engraved plates (42 x 32,5 cm.). ¶ Apart from some scattered light… Read more
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cover of Nouvel Atlas des Champignons Publié sous les auspices de la Société Mycologique de France

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(Paris),: Bordas,, (1961-1970). 4 volumes, 256; 198; 228; 224 pp. Small folio (23 x 30 cm.). Original publisher's cloth with coloured dust jackets (damaged). With numerous text illustrations, 39 plain plates and many species on 316 finely coloured plates after the lithographas of Mourlot. ¶ Originally published 1956-1967 and known as one of the finest of 20th century mycological… Read more
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cover of De Pamfletten van den Tulpenwindhandel 1636- 1637 uitgegeven en van een inleiding voorzien door E.H. Krelage

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s-Gravenhage,: Martinus Nijhoff,, 1942.. vii, [i[, 320 pp. Large 8vo (1,5 x 25,5 cm.). Original publisher's cloth, uncut and partly unopened. With some, (a few folded,) illustrations ¶ An important work on the illustreous Dutch Bulb Speculations. The work begins with a historical introduction, and continues with 45 of the most important pamphlets on Bulb speculation (the pamphlets… Read more
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cover of Dissertatio historico-medica inauguralis de BRAYERA ANTHELMINTICA, vulgo Kousso famoso Abssinorum adversus Taemiam remedio, obs.ervationibus cum aliorum, tum propriis comprobato

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Trajectum ad Rhenum (Utrecht),: W.F. Dannenfelser,, 1853.. xvi, 166, 4, [ii, blank] pp. 8vo (15 x 23 cm.). Original printed wrappers (partly slightly damaged, dust soiled, edges slightly frayed), uncut. With one fine folded lithographed plate printed by P.W. de Weijer. ¶ Probably the most comprehensive history on the subject (intestional remedies). Many references are made to Abyssinia and… Read more
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cover of Histoire des Plantes. Traduction française, suivie du Petit Recueil auquel est contenue la description d'aucune Gommes et Liquers etc,. par Charles de L'Escluse (Carolus Clusius) (1557). Fac-similé avec introduction, commentaires et la concordance avec la terminologie scientifique moderne, par J.-E. OPSOMER

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Bruxelles,: Centre National d'Histoire des Sciences,, 1978.. 78, [iv] Introduction); [xxiv], 584, [xxxvi], [ii, blank] (facsimile) pp. Small folio (21,5 x 30 cm.). Original publisher's green buckram. With a large number of plant portraits. ¶ A very nice facsimile edition of Clusius' French translation of Dodonaeus' famous Cruydt-boeck of 1557, together withh the learned introduction and commentaries by Opsomer.… Read more
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cover of Catechismus der Plantkunde, bevattende de eerste beginselen van deze wetenschap... Met een voorwoord van F.A.W. Miquel

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Rotterdam,: H.A. Kramer,, 1848.. iv, 85, [iii] pp. Small 8vo (12,5 x 19,5 cm.). Original printed limp boards (spine reinforced but broken), uncut. With 57 woodcut figures in the text. First edition. Kloete Nortier, a pupil of Miquel and Apr. J.E. de Vrij, was a very prommising pharmacist at Rotterdam. Unfortunately, his early death prevented a great scientific career.… Read more
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cover of Den Herbarius in Dyetsche [Antwerp ca. 1500]. Facsimile with an introduction by L.J. Vandewiele

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Gent,: Christian de Backer,, 1974.. [x], 348 unnumbered pages (30 lines per page, in Gothic). 8v0 (14 x 21 cm.). Simili vellum, spine gilt lettered. With 150 plant portraits. ¶ A nice facsimile of the herbal printed round 1500 by Willem Vosteman at Antwerp. The main body of the work described and illustrates 150 plants with hint about their… Read more
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cover of Das Pflanzenreich und seine Metamorphose. Von Dr. C. Fuhlrott, Lehrer an der Realschule in Elberfeld

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(Elberfeld (now Wuppertal),: Sam. Lueas,, 1838.. [ii], 31, [i, blank]; [28, blank] pp. 8vo (13,5 x 22 cm.). Contemporary marbled boards, edges red. ¶ Very rare, only 5 copies in the WorldCat. Fuhlrott "Obtained a doctorate from Bonn (1830); became a science teacher at Elberfeld, subsequently vice-director of the Realschule. Won modest recognition as a naturalist. In 1856, he… Read more
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cover of Die Orchideen, ihre Beschreibung, Kultur und Züchtung. Handbuch für Orchideenliebhaber, Züchter und Botaniker. Zweite, neubearbeitete Auflage herausgegeben von E. Miethe

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Berlin,: Paul Parey,, 1927.. xii, 959, [v] pp. Large 8vo (18,5 x 25 cm.). Original publisher's half pictorial cloth (slightly loose in binding). With 16 coloured plates and 250 photographs and line drawings in the text. ** BM(NH), 1152. The second revised and enlarge edition (first 1915) of this comprehensive classic of orchids literature.
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cover of Flower Paintings of Katharine Saunders. Botanical and Bioghraphical Noates and Explanations (by) A. Bayer

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Maidstone,: Tongaat Group Ltd.,, 1973.. 343, [i, blank] pp. Folio (225 x 33 cm.). Original green publisher's simili buckram. With a portrait, several text illustrations and 106 splendid large coloured plates. ** A splendid publication about the life and work of one of the greatest female flower painters of that period.
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cover of Enkele Indische geneeskruiden

Enkele Indische geneeskruiden

by SORGDRAGER, Pieter

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Published
1947.
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Utrecht,: Kemink,, 1947.. [xvi], 89 pp. 8vo (15,5 x 24 cm.). Original printed wrappers (slightly soiled). With numerous figures in line drawings on 20 plates. ** Thesis. A detailed description (botanical, pharmaceutical, chemical & therapeutical) of 10 medicinal plants of the former Dutch Indies. Including the popular names of these plants in the various Indonesian languages, together with their… Read more
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cover of Das Kakteenlexikon. Enumeratio diagnostica Cactacearum... mit einem Anhang von Walther Haage. 3.  durchgesehene Auflage

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Stuttgart,: Gustav Fischer,, 1976.. 822, [iv, blank] pp. Royal 8vo (17 x 24,5 cm.). Original publisher's cloth. With 18 maps and 543 photographic illustrations of which many in full colour. A good copy of the 3rd. revised edition of this, now obsolete, classic standard work. Lavisly illustrated and still useful for the amateur cactus grower.
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cover of Catechismus der Plantkunde, bevattende de eerste beginselen van deze wetenschap... Met een voorwoord van F.A.W. Miquel

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Rotterdam,: H.A. Kramer,, 1848.. iv, 85, [iii] pp. Small 8vo (12,5 x 19,5 cm.). Original printed limp boards (partly slightly stained; spine strip gone), uncut. With 57 woodcut figures in the text. ¶ First edition. Kloete Nortier, a pupil of Miquel and Apr. J.E. de Vrij, was a very prommising pharmacist at Rotterdam. Unfortunately, his early death prevented a… Read more
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cover of Genera Plantarum eorumque Characteres Naturales secundum numerum, figuram, situm et proportionem omnium fructificationis partium juxta Thunbergii Emendationes Digesta. Editio Octava. Praecedente longe auctior curante Thaddaeo Haenke

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Vindobonae (Vienna),: Ex Officina Wappleriana,, (1789)-1791.. 2 volumes: XXI, [III], 438, [II, blank]; [ii], (341)-811, [i] pp. 8vo (12,5 x 20 cm.). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spines with 4 raised bands, gilt lettered & numbered on red morocco labels (spines slightly rubbed, top and bottom of spines slightly damaged; corners slightly rubbed), red sprinkled edges. Pritzel, 5441; Soulsby 322. This… Read more
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cover of Dissertatio Medica Inauguralis de Valeriana Officinale

Dissertatio Medica Inauguralis de Valeriana Officinale

by BOUDIER, Franciscus Joannes

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Published
1846.
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Lugduni-Batavorum (Leiden),: J.W. van Leeuwen,, 1846.. [viii], 40pp. 8vo. (13.5 x 23 cm.). Recent marbled wrappers with new end-papers, uncut and unopened. ¶ Thesis. Not in Pritzel or the B.M.(N.H.) nor in Waring, Bibl. Therapeutica. -- (Small tear in the upper margin of the first leaf; library stamp on title page).
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