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A treasury of flowers

By: Anderson, F.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York Botanical Garden: 1990

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16349


Drawing on the large collections of botanical art and rare illustrated books at the New York Botanical Garden, this book provides a selection of highlights, but oddly the sources of the illustrations aren't cited on the individual pages. The sources are indeed given in the chapter headings, but it is inconvenient to have to consult the prelims to find the source of the image. View more info

Victoria the Seductress

By: Anisko, T.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Longwood Gardens: 2013

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13118


An overly comprehensive account of the discovery, cultivation and publication of the South American giant waterlilies of the genus Victoria. Well illustrated with colour photographs, many taken in the field by the author. View more info

Glass flowers from the Ware collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

By: Anon.; illustrated by Fritz Kredel

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co., New York: 1940

Edition: 1st edition; insect pollination series

Seller ID: 2602


Jacket protected by plastic cover. Lower corners of boards bumped. A well illustrated account of the Harvard University's Blaschka models collection. 58 pp., 16 full-page colour plates. View more info

Wild flowers of Attica

By: Atchley, S.C.

Price: £72.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1938

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16240


Library bookplate on front pastedown. xix, 60 pp., 21 plates at rear. Light foxing to last few pages, not affecting the plates. View more info

Pflanzen auf Porzellan 1750-1850.

By: Baer, W. & Lack, H.W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Botanischer Garten u. Museum, Berlin-Dahlem: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13083


Slight edge wear. 75 pp. View more info

A gallery of flowers

By: Bazin, G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1960

Edition: 1st English edition

Seller ID: 18333


Still lives with flowers. Boards very slightly bowed. Owner's signature on ffep. View more info

The art of botanical illustration

By: Blunt, W. & Stearn, W.T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Antique Collector's Club: 1994

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 15789


A much-improved edition of the classic New Naturalist volume on botanical illustration. Spine of jacket sunned. View more info

The illustrated herbal

By: Blunt, Wilfrid & Raphael, Sandra

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Frances Lincoln: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16242


Jacket is intact. 191 pp. View more info

Printmaking in the service of botany

By: Bridson, Gavin D.R.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6352


Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1986, focussing on the development of processes by which original botanical drawings were reproduced in print. It includes examples from many great artists, including Ehret, Edwards, Francis Bauer, Thomas Bewick (reproducing the work of Henderson) and Besler (engraved by Killin). The commentary includes several hints as to how the different methods of printing can be identified, and describes the complex procedure involved in producing ... View more info

Printmaking in the service of botany

By: Bridson, Gavin D.R.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15799


Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1986, focussing on the development of processes by which original botanical drawings were reproduced in print. It includes examples from many great artists, including Ehret, Edwards, Francis Bauer, Thomas Bewick (reproducing the work of Henderson) and Besler (engraved by Killin). The commentary includes several hints as to how the different methods of printing can be identified, and describes the complex procedure involved in producing ... View more info

Pomona Britannica: the complete plates

By: Brookshaw, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3110


Jacket and corner of front cover abraded at front edge and bottom corner, otherwise near fine. A lavishly reproduced volume. 200 pp. View more info

Les vŽlins du MusŽum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris: fleurs exotiques

By: Bultingaire, L.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Librairie des Arts DŽcoratifs, Paris: n.d.

Seller ID: 11753


Some foxing to title folio and introduction; little or none to the botanical paintings. No text accompanies the paintings, which are well suited to being framed individually. View more info

Further illustrations of British plants

By: Butcher, Roger W., Strudwick, Florence E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: L. Reeve & Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5152


Spine partly detached, binding loose, owner's initials on ffep. vii, 476 pp. View more info

Botanical sketchbooks

By: Bynum, H. & W.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 2017

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17763


A novel approach to the study of botanical illustration, focussing on preliminary sketches and field notes by a wide range of artists, both amateur and professional. Published in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. View more info

Ehret, flower painter extraordinary: an illustrated biography

By: Calmann, Gerta

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Phaidon, Oxford: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7968


Ex-library copy. The most recent comprehensive study of the life and work of one of the most accomplished botanical artists of the 18th century. 160 pp. View more info

The book of flowers

By: Coats, A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1973

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16357


Little used. View more info

The treasury of flowers

By: Coats, A.M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15543


Little used. View more info

L'empire de Flore: histoire et reprŽsentation des fleurs en Europe du XVIe au XIXe sicle

By: Coppens, C. et mult. al.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: La renaissance du livre: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11754


Signature and bookplate of one of the authors (W.T. Stearn). Small split at foot of front hinge of book (jacket intact). View more info

Curtis' Wunderwelt der Blumen

By: Curtis, W.; Whittle, T. & Cook, C.D.K. (eds.)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: CoLibri AG., Bern: 1979

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 11940


Scarcely used. contains images from Curtis' Botanical Magazine, 1787-1807, with new commentaries. View more info

The art of botanical illustration

By: De Bray, L.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Christopher Helm: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16352


Scarcely used. View more info