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Iris alata. Small-winged Iris.
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Iris alata. Small-winged Iris.

By IRIS) Miss Drake (del). J. Watts (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 07-01- 1836.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Pink and blue flower, plate #1876, apparently from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. Described as growing in north Africa, Sicily, Portugal and Spain. .

$125.00

Rosa microphylla. Small-leaved Chinese Rose.
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Rosa microphylla. Small-leaved Chinese Rose.

By CHINA - ROSE) Hart, M. (del). J. Watts (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 10-01- 1825.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition on wove paper. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Beautifully designed and hand colored image, plate #919, from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. The text states: "The earliest information European Botanists received of this plant, was through a collection of Chinese drawings...The Chinese are said to call it Hoi-tong-hong." .

$125.00

[Paeonia lactiflora].
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[Paeonia lactiflora].

By PEONY) Edwards, Syd. (del). J. Watts (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 06-01- 1822.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Tight right margin. Very good condition. Pink and yellow flower, plate #630, apparently from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. .

$110.00

Camellia japonica punctata. Gray's Invincible Camellia.
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Camellia japonica punctata. Gray's Invincible Camellia.

By CAMELLIA) Hart, M. (del). J. Watts (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 09-01- 1829.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Trimmed to just outside plate mark on right hand side, clean and bright condition. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Pink and white flower, plate #1267, from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. Exquisitely drawn by M. Hart and handcolored - an absolute beauty! .

$125.00

Laelia furfuracea. Scurfy-stalked Laelia.
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Laelia furfuracea. Scurfy-stalked Laelia.

By ORCHID) Miss Drake (del). G. Barclay (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 05-01- 1839.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Pink flower, plate #26, apparently from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. Text identifies it as a native of Mexico. .

$110.00

Paeonia albifora. Double sweet-scented Chinese Paeony.
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Paeonia albifora. Double sweet-scented Chinese Paeony.

By CHINA - PEONY) Edwards, Syd. (del). J. Watts (sculp).

London.: J. Ridgway.. 09-01- 1820.. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition on wove paper. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Richly handcolored and beautifully designed by Sydenham Edwards this image is plate #485, from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register" published by J. Ridgway. .

$125.00

Campanula coronata.  Crowned siberian Bell-flower.
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Campanula coronata. Crowned siberian Bell-flower.

By BELL-FLOWER - SIBERIA) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Edwards, Syd (del). Smith (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1816.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 4 3/4 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Great Honey-flower, plate 149 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." A native of Siberia. .

$75.00

Gladiolus psittacinus.  The Parrot Gladiole.
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Gladiolus psittacinus. The Parrot Gladiole.

By GLADIOLUS) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Hart, J. (illus.), Watts (engraved by).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1831.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Parrot Gladiole, plate 1442 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$65.00

Pyrus salicifolia.  Willow-leaved Pear-tree.
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Pyrus salicifolia. Willow-leaved Pear-tree.

By PEAR - PERSIA) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Hart, M. (del). Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1821.. Engraving, original handcolor, plate size approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition; mended tear to right upper edge (just entering plate mark). With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Plate 514 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$75.00

Dendrobium chrysanthum.  Golden-flowered Dendrobium.
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Dendrobium chrysanthum. Golden-flowered Dendrobium.

By ORCHID) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). L., J. (del). J. Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1830.. Engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Yellow orchid, plate 1299 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." A native of Nepal. .

$65.00

Crocus vernus.  Pheasant's Feather Crocus.
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Crocus vernus. Pheasant's Feather Crocus.

By CROCUS) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Miss Drake (del). J. Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1831.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 3/4 x 6 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Crocus, plate 1416 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$65.00

Melianthus major.  The great Honey-flower.
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Melianthus major. The great Honey-flower.

By SOUTH AFRICA) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Edwards, Syd (del). Smith (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1815.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches on sheet 8 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Great Honey-flower, plate 45 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." Native of the Cape of Good Hope. .

$55.00

Cattleya Aclandiae.  Lady Acland's Cattleya.
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Cattleya Aclandiae. Lady Acland's Cattleya.

By ORCHID) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Watts (del). Barclay (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1840.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 4 3/4 x 8 inches on sheet 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Purple orchid, plate 48 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$85.00

Citrus nobilis. B. minor.  Dwarf Mandarin Orange-Tree.
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Citrus nobilis. B. minor. Dwarf Mandarin Orange-Tree.

By ORANGE TREE) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Edwards, Syd (del). White (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1817.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition; mended short tear to left lower edge (outside plate area). With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Handsome image with the branch of the tree with fruit and botanical details, plate 211 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$110.00

Arum Dracontium.  Green Dragon.
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Arum Dracontium. Green Dragon.

By ARUM - EAST COAST UNITED STATES) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Hart, M. (del). Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1822.. Engraving, original handcolor, plate size approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Very good condition; faint offsetting. Plate 668 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." The text states that "According to Dr Barton it is found wild in the neighbourhood of Philadephia, on the western border of the Schuykill and on the Wissahickon; where it flowers in June and grows to the height of two feet. In other parts of the United States, it seldom exceeds the height of nine inches. Messrs. Pursh and Nuttall speak of the species as one to be found from Pensylvania (sic) and Virginia to Florida." .

$55.00

Exogonium Purga.  The true Jalap plant.
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Exogonium Purga. The true Jalap plant.

By MEXICO - BINDWEED) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Miss Drake (del). G. Barclay (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1847.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition; a few pin size foxed spots. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Plate 49 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$65.00

Dendrobium chrysotoxum.  The Golden-arch Dendrobe.
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Dendrobium chrysotoxum. The Golden-arch Dendrobe.

By ORCHID - EAST INDIES) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Miss Drake (del). G. Barclay (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1847.. Engraving, original handcolor, image size approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Very good condition; a few small chips to upper right edge. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Yellow orchid, plate 36 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$65.00

Helleborus odorus.  Sweet Hellebore.
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Helleborus odorus. Sweet Hellebore.

By HUNGARY -HELLEBORE) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Miss Drake (del). Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1834.. Engraving, original handcolor, plate size approximately 8 x 4 3/4 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition, tight right margin. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Plate 1643 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." A beautiful image with the flower set off against the black and white pattern of the leaf by the talented botanical artist Miss Drake. .

$65.00

Eugenia amplexicaulis.  Stem-clasping Eugenia.
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Eugenia amplexicaulis. Stem-clasping Eugenia.

By SUMATRA) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Hart, M. (del). Watts (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1827.. Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 10 x 6 inches. Very good condition. With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Eugenia, plate 1033 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." .

$35.00

Aquilegia leptoceras.  Slender-horned Columbine.
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Aquilegia leptoceras. Slender-horned Columbine.

By COLUMBINE) Edwards, Sydenham (editor). Miss Drake (del). G. Barclay (sc).

London.: J.Ridgway.. 1847.. Hand colored engraving, image size approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Very good condition; light wear to lower right edge and discoloration to lower left corner (all outside image area). With reduced size facsimile of text sheet. Purple flowers, plate 64 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register." Native of Serbia. .

$65.00

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