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ANALYSES COMPARATIVES DES CENDRES D'Un Grand Nombre De Végétaux Suivies De L'Analyse De Différentes Terres Végétales

By: Berthier, M. P

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Paris, Bouchard-Huzard: 1854

Seller ID: 38853


131 pages; Extrait des Mémoires de la Société impériale et centrale d'agriculture, Chimie Agricole. Quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Raised bands with gilt lettering and accent lines. LC release stamp on first blank. Leather lightly rubbed at head & tail of spine. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic rendering... View more info

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FLORA ACONIENSIS sue Plantarum in Novariensi Provincia sponte nascentium descriptio.

By: Biroli, Joanne ; ( Novariensi )

Price: $274.95

Publisher: Typographia Viglevanensi: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39077


xxiv, 218; 261 pages; Quarter calf over marbled boards. Two volumes bound as one. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CATALOGUE DES PLANTES DE FRANCE, de Suisse et de Belgique

By: Camus, E. G

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Paris, Dupont, Lechevalier: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39078


vii, (1), 325, (1) pages; Camus was a member of the Societe Botanique de France, laureat of the Academie des Science and a Pharmacien de Premiere Classe. He is perhaps best known for his work with Orchids and also Bamboo. This was the first catalogue of the flora of France to appear after that of Grenier and Godron in 1855. The text is printed only in one column leaving the other blank for the addition of the reader's own notes and observations (though none have been ent... View more info

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BOTANICON GALLICUM seu Synopsis Plantarum in Flora Gallica descriptarum - Two Volume Set

By: Candolle, Augustin Pyramidus de ; [ J. E. Duby ]

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Paris, Desray: 1828

Seller ID: 39079


Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis candollianis propriisque digestum a J. E. Duby Two volume set published 1828 and 1830. Davy de Virville 245. Pritzel 1470. Red spines over marbled boards with black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. 19th century engraved heraldic bookplate of Adolphe Toulouse on front pastedown of each volume. Contents clean and secure in bindings; bindings rubbed at extremities, spine label of second volume chipped at corn... View more info

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FLORE GENERALE DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS, selon la méthode naturelle - Two Volume Set

By: Chevallier, Francois Fulgis

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Paris, Ferra Librairie-Editeur: 1836

Seller ID: 39080


Two volumes bound in quarter brown calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt with gilt borders, marbled endpapers, rear corner of volume 2 bumped, lower edge of boards a bit rubbed - an attractive clean, tight set. Descriptions de toutes les plantes agames, cryptogames et phanérogames qui y croissent spontanément, leurs propriétés, leur usage dans la médecine, les arts et l'économie domestique; avec une classification naturelle des agames et des cryptogam... View more info

THE GATHERING OF THE LILIES - Colored Plates & Lithographic Etching

By: Clarkson, L.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. L. Sibole & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 41532


Unpaginated pages; This is the large format edition in green cloth (31 cm), NOT the small brown cloth edition more commonly available. OCLC: 403829 Publisher's green cloth, cover and spine with elaborate decorative gilt stamping, including a central vignette depicting a fairy with her wand seated in the petal of a lily - edges of the covers beveled, pale ivory fabric-textured coated paper endpapers, all edges gilt. Four colored lithographs, eight tinted lithographs, and ... View more info

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FLORA DE GOA E SAVANTVADI

By: Dalgado, D. G

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Lisboa, Impressa Nacional: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39082


xviii, 290 pages; Catalogo Methodico Das Plantas Medicinaes, Alimentares E Industriaes. Quarto Centenario do Descobrimento da India Rare local Indian flora on the Portuguese colony of Goa. Half red calf over patterned boards, gilt lettering & decoration at spine. Original wrappers bound in. Pages toned at edges. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephem... View more info

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FLORA CESTRICA - An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester County

By: Darlington, William

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston: 1853

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39081


c, 498 pages; Contents clean and secure in modern full calf binding with black leather spine label & gilt lettering, colour frontispiece geological Map of Chester County. Darlington was a medical doctor and ship's surgeon who published several works in the field of early American medical botany. The earlier edition of this work was described as an attempt to enumerate and describe the flowering and filicoid plants of Chester County, in the State of Pennsylvania. With bri... View more info

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Les Amours de Plantes, poeme en quatre chants

By: Darwin, Erasmus

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Paris, L'Imprimerie De Digeon: 1800

Seller ID: 39083


(iv), 412 pages; Translated by Deleuze. Suivi de notes, et de dialogues sur la poesie par J. P. F. Deleuze. This botanical poem "The Loves of the Plants," is a description of Linnaeus' sexual system of classification in verse. It comprises the second part of a famous work by Erasmus Darwin (grandfather of Charles Darwin) titled The Botanic Garden. Perhaps to the surprise of modern readers, this didactic poem was immediately popular, as the study of botany was qu... View more info

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SYSTEME FLORAL

By: Lefebure, Louis-Henri

Price: $394.95

Publisher: Paris, The Author, Et Al.: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39026


Contemporary sheep, rebacked, with old spine laid down. The section of plates has a separate title page dated 1821. Illustrated with lithographic plates, several coloured. OCLC: 457864170 Flore Française, 750 genres 1ère division: Fleurs composées; 2ème division: Fleurs polypétales; 3ème division: Fleurs monopétales; 4ème division: Fleurs périgones. Lefebure was a critic of the Jussiaean taxonomical system, in particular, the lack of stability in the nomencl... View more info

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THE BRITISH GARDEN: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF HARDY PLANTS INDIGENOUS, OR CULTIVATED IN THE CLIMATE OF GREAT BRITAIN in two volumes

By: Murray, Lady Charlotte

Price: $274.95

Publisher: London, Thomas Wilson: 1808

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39030


767, [26] pages; Two volumes. Contents clean and secure in original brown boards with modern white velin spines and printed spine labels, new endpapers. Volume II bumped at head of spine. OCLC: 4182112 Each volume has the attractive 19th century armorial bookplate of Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Bart. of Rudding Park with the motto "Virtus Propter Se" [Power for its own sake]. This would be Sir Joseph Radcliffe, 2nd Baronet (1799–1872) who in 1824 purchased an ... View more info

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ELEMENTI DI BOTANICA - Two Volumes

By: Pollini, Ciro

Price: $449.95

Publisher: Verona, Tipografia Moroni: 1810

Seller ID: 39039


392, 11; 526, 9 pages; Contents clean and secure in binding of red calf spines over red pebbled boards; boards rubbed at corners, else very good condition. 392 p., 11 c. di tav. ; 526 p., 9 c. di tav. Two lovely volumes illustrated with 20 very nice folding engraved plates. 1810/1811. OCLC: 797828006 Ciro Pollini (1782 - 1833 ) was an Italian physician and naturalist. Pollini obtained a medical degree from the University of Pavia in 1802, but chose to concentrate on... View more info

IN GARDEN, ORCHARD AND SPINNEY

By: Robinson, Phil

Price: $10.95

Publisher: London, Isbister: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40212


Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering. A charming nature and gardening narrative. Excerpt: "With a face looking either way, January, the middle month of winter, holds Autumn with one hand and Spring with the other; a queer empty sort of month, when Nature seems to let things alone, and, between the balanced attractions of either season, to stand, in cold neutrality, aloof. The impatient Spring may hazard a week of untimely warmth, and ... View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL AND SYSTEMATICAL BOTANY

By: Smith, Sir James Edward

Price: $74.95

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, et al.: 1827

Edition: Sixth enlarged

Seller ID: 39038


xxi, (1), 434 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pink boards which have been rebacked, front hinge secure, but paper split at edge. Illustrated with 15pp of colour plates, quite bright clean impressions. 6th edition. Sir James Edward Smith (1759 – 1828) was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society. During the early 1780s Smith studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where he also studied chemistry under Joseph Black and natural history ... View more info