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Category: All Categories: Garden and Horticulture: Botanical Illustrations
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1.
Bartlett, Harley H.  
Fifty-Five Rare Books from the Botanical Library of Mrs. Roy Arthur Hunt : Loaned for an Exhibition in Honor of the Botanical Society of America at their Summer Meeting, Ann Arbor, August, 1949

Publisher: Clements Library; Ann Arbor: 1949.
Very Good Softcover 55 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Stiff green covers with yapp edges, off-white laid flyleafs, fold-and-staple binding, 55 books described in detail, 8 b/w illustrations in text, 4 b/w full-page plates. Includes high-quality reproductions of woodblock, woodcut, and copperplate engravings. ; Title on front: 'Rare Botanical Books'. Limited edition of 460 stated. Catalog written by Harley H. Bartlett. Foreword by C. S. ; Depicts 55 books 'which illuminate the history of botanical illustration from the time of the earliest printed books to 1800'. ; Edges of covers quite worn. Interior clean. Binding of three staples intact, with a small amount of rust. No other defects.

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2.
Baskin, Esther w/drawings by Leonard Baskin  
The Poppy & Other Deadly Plants

Publisher: New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence Books, 1967 1st ed..
74pp. illus. hardback 4to: Fine in a near Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover [hint of age darkening to thin top edge; else F; dj = spine strip is sunned; tear @ bottom edge of front cover near spine tail; corner rubbing; else nrVG] An attractive second book by Esther Baskin illustrated by her renowned artist husband.

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3.
de Bray, Lys  
The Art of Botanical Illustration: The Classic Illustrators and Their Achievements From 1550 to 1900

Publisher: London: Quarto, 1989.
ISBN: 0555214452 Hard bound, large quarto, edition not stated (assumed first), 191pp includes bibliography and index. Slight rubbing to spine ends and corners else very good in very good dust jacket. 1.5 kilograms unpacked -- extra shipping charges will be requested! All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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4.
Gray, Asa.  
Gray's School and Field Book of Botany.

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor New York.
Title date 1880, back endpaper has small holes in it, the first of the book covers vegetable physiology, then "Field Forest & Garden botany. Common plants of the US east of the Mississippi, wild and cultivated. 386 pages with index. Wood engravings throughout the book from original drawings by Isaac Sprague. Green covers, slight foxing, some pencil scribbles. Overall good+ condition. Hard Cover

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5.
Hoeniger, F. David Illustrated by: Illustrated by Gerard Brender a Brandis  
DA, a Journal of the Printing Arts, Number 50, Spring-Summer 2002 : A Selection of Illustrations and Text Excerpted a from Gathering of Flowers from Shakespeare

Publisher: Porcupine's Quill; Erin, Ont: 2006.
Near Fine Softcover 64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White laid covers, 64 pages, 30 b/w illustrations including rear cover. Quotations from Shakespeare descriptive of flowers and plants, each illustrated with gorgeous b/w engraving. Laid in: offprint engraving entitled Cowslips, by the artist, as issued. ; Excerpted from isbn 0889842906. This is issn 02257874. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Steel engraving

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6.
House, Homer D.  
WILD FLOWERS OF NEW YORK In Two Parts.(New York State Museum Memoir 15) 2 Volumes.

Publisher: Albany: University of the State of New York, 1918..
4to. 185pp & 362pp with 264 full pg. colored plates in all. Index. Dk.green cloth. Bright gilt spine lettering & bands. Gilt date 1919 on spine. Very Good+ set (lt. rub at spine edges & tips) Contents fine. Sm. stamp in Vol 2: 'Compliments of Joseph A. McGinnies, Speaker of Assembly.' Bright, clean set. Nice gift condition.

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7.
Krussmann, Gerd (Introduction), Illustrated by: Johanna M. C. Prins  
THE ROSE TODAY: a selection of Modern Varieties

Publisher: Ariel Press London.
Heavy white card covers with black titles, in glossy heavy paper dust jacket with vivid red rose illustration. Pages unnumbered. Text consists of an introduction by Gerd Krussmann, and a page devoted to each rose with a sepia illustration and description. Plates are full-page, printed on one side only, full-color: baccara, Striling Silver, Souvenir De Jaques Verschurem, Alain, Michele Meilland, Independence, Virgo, Eden Rose, Allgold, Super Star, Peace, High Light, Fashion, Ena Markness, Ivory Fashion, Sarabande, Golden Showers, Schweizer Gruss. The book is in near-fine condition with a small patch of toning on lower cover edge. The jacket has roughened top and bottom edges, a couple of edge chips, and some edge tears (one rather large) repaired with reversable archival tape. (Necessary to keep this awkward volume from sustaining more damage.) Due to the size of the volume, some adjustments in shipping charges may be required. COLLECTIBLE 3547 Edition Not Stated Good Minus Dust Jacket Paperbound Near Fine Condition 16 x 11.75 Inches Collectible

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8.
Pullinger, John S. & Alison M. Kitchin  
Trees of Malawi With Some Shrubs and Climbers

Publisher: Blantyre, Malawi, 1982 1st ed..
x, 229pp. cloth 4to: Very Good in a Very Good dj [some faded spots near top edge of back cover; round owner emboss in several places; else VG; dj = few edge nicks & tears; else VG] A very nice copy of this handsome volume of 112 full color botanical paintings mostly by John Pullinger with text by Alison Kitchin. Some paintings are by Philippa Russell and Juliet Stevens. Pullinger painted his works between 1975 and 1977 before retiring from his post as Engineer-in-Chief in the Malawi Ministry of Works and Supplies.

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9.
Rickett, H. W., editor. Walcott, Mary Vaux & Dorothy Falcon Platt, painters.  
Wild Flowers of America. 400 Flowers in Full Color Based on Paintings by Mary Vaux Walcott...

Publisher: Crown, NY [c1953].
71 p. of text, index, chart, 400 color lithograph plates; 30 cm. Title continues: as Published by the Smithsonian Institution of Washington. With Additional Paintings by Dorothy Falcon Platt. Edited with an Introduction and Detailed Descriptions by H. W. Rickett, The New York Botanical Garden. Red boards, black linen spine stamped in gold; minor wear, cover edges sunned, small tears in top of spine; VG. stock#23415 oversize {fifi}.

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10.
Robinson, Fanny, 1802-1872. Saunders, Gill.  
The Country Flowers of a Victorian Lady. Introduction and commentaries by Gill Saunders.

Publisher: Apollo Publishing [1999; Printed & bound in Italy].
96 p., index, bibliography, "over forty full-page plates and over a hundred full-colour details"; 23.5 cm. A woman naturalist's collection of watercolor paintings, illuminations, and evocative poetry. "The illustrated flower groupings subtly reflect the mood of the poetry but have additional and intriguing symbolic meanings that are fascinatingly explained in the commentary..." "This publication contains materials based on an original work, 'The Book of Memory', in which John Luscombe and Grant Luscombe are recognized as the copyright owners." Cream boards, spine stamped in gold; color pictorial dj clipped; VG+ / gift quality. stock#40937.

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11.
Unknown Artist  
Butternut ; Juglans Cinerea : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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12.
Unknown Artist  
Red Mulberry ; Urticeae : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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13.
Unknown Artist  
Pig-Nut Hickory ; Juglans Porcina : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Pig-nut hickory, also called hog-nut hickory or broom hickory. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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14.
Unknown Artist  
Black Walnut : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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15.
Unknown Artist  
Red Beech ; Fagus : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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16.
Unknown Artist  
Red Birch : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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17.
Unknown Artist  
Small Magnolia or White Bay : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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18.
Unknown Artist  
Sugar Maple : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; The reverse depicts branch, leaves, nut of live oak (Quercus virens) ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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19.
Unknown Artist  
Black Birch ; Betula Lenta : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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20.
Unknown Artist  
Common White Birch ; Betula Populifolia : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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21.
van Ravenswaay, Charles  
Drawn From Nature. The Botanical Art of John Prestele and His Sons.

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst. Press Washington 1984.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Bookplate on endpaper; initials embossed on tp; DJ with some wear to edges. ; A look at the life and work of John Prestele (1796-1867), whose hand- colored illustrations grace numerous scientific and popular works of the 19th C, including the works of Asa Gray, John Torrey & others.; 4to; 357 pages

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