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American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, by Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard, at the Boston Bookstore, no. 1, Cornhill, 1817 [-1820]. The sixty color plates are a landmark of American book illustration. Austin, R. B., Early American Medical Imprints, 205. Hard Cover. Three volumes: xi,...

From The Owl at the Bridge


The Ladies' Flower-Garden Of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants by LOUDON, [Jane Webb] [1807-1858]

London: James Nelson & Co. 1860., 1860. 4to. pp. xii, 215. with half-title. 42 hand-coloured lithographed plates. with tissue guards. modern half morocco (light stain to lower gutter margin of first few leaves). Third Edition. Including depictions of ...

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)


BRITISH JUNGERMANNIAE Being a History and Description, with Colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and Microscopical Analyses of the Parts. by Hooker, William Jackson

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; et al., 1816. Complete with 88 fine hand-coloured engraved plates: numbered. I-LXXXIV and 4 Supplementary plates, engraved by H. W. Edwards from drawings by the author; pp. [xxvii], 20, [2 Index] plus (usually...

From Loe Books


I discorsi.... nelli sei libri di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo della materia Medicinale, hora di nuovo dal suo istesso autore ricorretti, & in piu di mille luoghi aumentati by Matthioli, A.. Mattioli Pietro Andrea

Venice: Heredi di Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1573. Large thick quarto, title page with woodcut device, pp (172), 971, (i), (11), illustrated with many hundreds of woodcuts of plants and animals, the title page has a very old paper repair where a name had been exc...

From Mike Park Ltd


L'HISTOIRE DES PLANTES, traduicte de Latin en Francois avec leurs pourtraicts, noms, qualitez & lieux ou elles croissent. A laquelle sont adjoustees celles des simples aromatiques, animaux a quatre pieds, oiseaux, poissons, serpens & autres bestes by LINOCIER Geoffroy. Translated from the Latin by Antoine DU PINET.:

Paris, Charles Mace, au mont S. Hilaire, a` l'enseigne de la Pyramide, 1584.. venimeuses, ensemble les distillations. Avec deux tables, l`une des mots Latins, l'autre des François. Par Geofroy Linocier, medecin de Tournon en Vivarais. FIRST EDITION I...

From Roger Middleton


New Zealand Ferns. by Armstrong, C. C. [Mary Ann]

Dunedin, NZ, [late 1870s or 1880s]. Tall quarto (370 x 280mm). Original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and black. The contents comprise approximately 56 fern specimens mounted on the rectos of 16 card leaves with scientific names in manuscript,...

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Seiyo Soka Zufu by Konan Tanigami

Fine complete set of Konan Tanigami's guide to western garden plants, Seiyo Soka Zufu (or Seiyo Kusabana Zufu). Published in Kyoto, Taisho Era, Year 6 (1917).Five volumes (two Spring, two Summer, and one Autumn/Winter) with 125 double-page woodblock botan...

From Florilegius


THE HISTORIE OF THE WORLD. COMMONLY CALLED THE NATURALL HISTORIE. With bookplate of DESMOND MORRIS well known zoologist naturalist and artist. by PLINY, THE ELDER, Plinius Secundus (Gaius). FROM THE LIBRARY OF DESMOND MORRIS.:

London, printed by Adam Islip, and are to be sold by Iohn Grismond, in Ivy-lane at the signe of the Gun, 1635-1634.. AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION by Philemon Holland, Doctor of physicke, of Plinys Naturalis historia. In 2 volumes, bound together in 1 volume, e...

From Roger Middleton


Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, or Coloured Figures and Descriptions of Cryptogamic Plants belonging chiefly to the Order Fungi; and Intended to Serve as a Continuation of English Botany by Robert Kaye Greville

Edinburgh and London: Maclachlan & Stewart; Bladwin, Cradock & Joy, 1823 A very good copy in 6 volumes dating from 1823-1828, with 360 hand coloured plates. Robert Kaye Greville, 1794-1866, had medical training but an assured income allowed him to...

From E C Books


Opera quae extant omnia, hoc est Commentarii in VI libros Pedacii Dioscorides Anazarbei de medica materia; adjectis in margine variis Graeci textus lectionibus a Casparo Bauhino. ... Editio altera by Mattioli, P.A. [Matthioli, Petri Andreaea]. Edited by Caspar Bauhin

Bauhini. Bauhinus.herbal.: Joannis Konig Latin text. Folio, a fine engraved title page, pp. (120), 236, (6), 1027, 24, with a fine full page engraving of Bauhin ( engraved by Peter Aubry), over 1000 woodcut illustrations, some age-toning and discoloratio...

From Mike Park Ltd


DELLA AGRICOLTURA Libri cinque ne quali si contengono tutte le cose appartenenti al bisogno della villa, tratte da gli antichi & da moderni scrittori. by SANSOVINO, Francesco. Giovanni Tatti.:

In Venetia, appresso F. Sansovino, et Compagni, 1561.. Subtitle cont. Con le figure delle biave, delle piante, de gli animali e delle herbe cosi medicinali, come comuni e da mangiare. SECOND EDITION 1561 (first published in 1560), divided into 5 parts, t...

From Roger Middleton


The Floral Cabinet, and Magazine of Exotic Botany - 3 Volumes by Knowles, G.B. & Westcott, Frederic

Fleet Street and Bride Court, London: William Smith and J.M. Knott [1837 - 1840]. Three volumes, small quarto, pp viii, 96, (6); iv, 188; iv, 188, three vignette title pages, an extra hand-coloured title page in the first volume, with 137 fine hand col...

From Mike Park Ltd


The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany. Illustrated by select specimens of foreign and indigenous plants by Richard Duppa

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816 A very good 3 volume set in part contemporary half leather binding with 240 plates of which 237 are hand coloured. Duppa (1770-1831) was draughtsman and writer who authored a wide range of works. The bin...

From E C Books


The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean System. by Thomas Green

Liverpool: Henry Fisher , 1820 A very good 2 volume set of the 1st edition, newly rebound in half calf with marbled boards. With 2 decorative frontispieces, 1 decorative title, and 106 hand coloured plates. The title pages are undated but Vol I has a pref...

From E C Books


Systema Vegetabilium Florae Peruvianae et Chilensis, Characteres Prodromi Genericos Differentiales, Specierum Omnium Differentias, Durationem, Loca Natalia, Tempus Florendi, Nomina Vernacula, Vires et Usus Nonnullis Illustrationibus Interspersis Complecte by Ruiz López, Hipólito (1754-1816) and José Antonio Pavón Jiménez

vi+455+[errata] with index. Octavo (8" x 6") bound in half leather with black and red labels to spine stamped in gilt. Although listed as "Tome Primus", one volume is all that was published. (Palau 281372; Sabin 74006) 1st edition.Hipólito Ruiz, was a Sp...

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