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Sabbatia Campestris. Nutt.

By TEXAS / SOUTHERN EASTERN UNITED STATES)

Belgium.: L. van Houtte.. No date. Ca. 1860.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Soft crease at two left edges well outside image, very good condition. Four rosy print flowers. Sabbatia Campestris is noted as a flower of Texas and the southeastern United States. "Off. lith & pict. in Horto van Houtteano". From Flore des serres et des jardin de l’Europe, .

$55.00

Gentian. [Chromolithograph from Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains]

By GENTIAN) Thayer, Emman Homan.

New York.: Cassell Publishing Co.. 1889.. Chromolithograph, sheet 12 x 8 3/4 inches. Light discoloration to lower right corner, overall very good condition. Fine depiction of a gentian from Emman Homan Thayer's publication The Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains. .

$35.00

Metrosideros Florida.

By NEW ZEALAND)

Belgium.: L. van Houtte.. No date. Ca. 1860.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Very good condition. Beautiful image of a red flower in bloom with another stem showing the unopened flower. Also known as Metrosideros Fulgens. "Off. lith & pict. in Horto van Houtteano". From Flore des serres et des jardin de l’Europe, .

$65.00

Chrysantheme "Dora Stevens"
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Chrysantheme "Dora Stevens"

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Maertelaere, Edmond de (illus).

Ghent.. No date. Ca. 1890.. Chromolithograph, sheet 13 1/2 x 10, two folds as issued. Tiny edge tear at lower edge, overall very good condition. A painterly image by the Belgian painter Edmond de Maertelaere printed in rich colours. "Edmond Maertelaere ( Gent 8 October 1876 - Gent 4 november 1938 ) was a Belgian painter of still lifes and portraits." (Wikipedia) .

$85.00

La Lavandine Amornee. (Globa nutans).  (From Etienne Denisse's "Flore d'Amerique").
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La Lavandine Amornee. (Globa nutans). (From Etienne Denisse's "Flore d'Amerique").

By AMERICAS - EXOTIC PLANTS) Denisse, Etienne (illus).

Paris.: Gihaut.. No date. [Ca. 1843-1846].. Hand colored lithograph, image approximately 15 x 11 inches on sheet size 18 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches. A few short edge tears, soft crease to three corners (outside plate area) and minor chip to lower left corner; good, clean condition. Elegant and richly colored image of an exotic reddish-pink and yellow flowering plant complete with botanical details. Plate 9 from the scarce publication "Flore d'Amerique dessinée d'apres nature sur les lieux. Riche collection de plantes les plus remarquables, fleurs & fruits de grosseur & de grandeur naturelle." The subtitle notes: "La alpinie a fleurs pendantes repand une odeur de Lavande ambree: cette plante fleurit deux fois par an" identifying the source of the name of the flower from its lavander-like odor. The plant is depicted life-size. Denisse lived in the French West Indies where he collected and documented plants of the region. .

$535.00

Classis XXII. Ordo XI. Dioecia Polyandria. Cliffortia. [Holly-leaved Cliffortia].  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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Classis XXII. Ordo XI. Dioecia Polyandria. Cliffortia. [Holly-leaved Cliffortia]. (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By LINNEAN - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY) Miller, John (illus).

London.: J. Miller.. 1776.. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on sheet 20 3/4 x 14 inches, with accompanying text sheet. On laid paper with watermark. Small piece of adhesive to mid upper edge (well outside image); very good, clean condition. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive example of botanical drawing with details for identification under the Linnaean system. .

$145.00

Untitled botanical print.  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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Untitled botanical print. (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY)

London.: J. Miller.. [ 1740].. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on sheet 20 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches. On laid paper with Whatman watermark. Light toning to paper edges, mended 1 1/2 inch tear at mid left edge just touching plate mark, mended short tears to mid right edge and mid lower edge (outside image area); good condition. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive example of botanical drawing with details for classification under the Linnaean system. .

$120.00

Untitled print of St. John's Wart [Hypericum perforatum].  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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Untitled print of St. John's Wart [Hypericum perforatum]. (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY)

London.: J. Miller.. [ 1793].. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on sheet 20 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches. On laid paper with watermark. Light discoloration to upper left image, a few faint foxed spots; very good condition. Name of plant neatly written in pencil under plate mark at lower left. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive image enhanced by the intricate botanical details. .

$145.00

[Classis III. Ordo II. Triandria Digynia Avena.  Common Oat.]  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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[Classis III. Ordo II. Triandria Digynia Avena. Common Oat.] (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY)

London.: J. Miller.. [ 1771].. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches on sheet 20 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches. On laid paper with watermark. A few faint foxed spots and light marks, title written neatly in pencil at lower edge; good condition. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive example of botanical drawing with details for classification under the Linnaean system. .

$165.00

Classis III. Ordo II. Triandria Digynia Avena. [Wild Oat].  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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Classis III. Ordo II. Triandria Digynia Avena. [Wild Oat]. (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY) Miller, John (illus).

London.: J. Miller.. 1771.. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches on sheet 21 x 13 3/4 inches, with accompanying text sheet. On laid paper with watermark. Small piece of adhesive to mid upper edge (well outside image); very good, clean condition. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive example of botanical drawing with details for classification under the Linnaean system. .

$165.00

[Classis XXI. Ordo III. Monoecia Triandria Tripsacun.]  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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[Classis XXI. Ordo III. Monoecia Triandria Tripsacun.] (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY)

London.: J. Miller.. [ 1775].. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches on sheet 21 x 13 3/4 inches. On laid paper with watermark. Faint impression from paperclip to upper edge (well outside image), title written neatly in pencil at lower edge; very good, clean condition. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An elegantly designed image with attractive botanical details. .

$165.00

[Untitled engraving of morning glory-like plant with fruit].  (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")
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[Untitled engraving of morning glory-like plant with fruit]. (From John Miller "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus.")

By MILLER - LARGE HANDCOLORED ENGRAVING - 18TH CENTURY) Miller, John (illus).

London.: J. Miller.. [ 1771].. Engraving, handcolored, image 17 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches on sheet 20 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches. On laid paper with watermark. Even toning to paper, a few faint foxed spots, minor chipping to sheet edges well outside the image; pinhole in two upper corners. Image is clean and bright. A plate from John Miller's "An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." In de Belder 'Magnificent Botanical Books' (de Belder #245, Dunthorne #206), it is stated that "LINNAEUS HIMSELF FULSOMELY PRAISED THE WORK AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND ACCURATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Certainly the illustrations, described by Blunt as excellent, are of a high order; John Miller drew and engraved them himself with considerable skill." An attractive example of botanical drawing with details for classification under the Linnaean system. .

$165.00

Fancy Auriculas: 1. Captivation. 2. Picotee.
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Fancy Auriculas: 1. Captivation. 2. Picotee.

By AURICULA) Regel, Miss E. (del). Stroobant (chromo).

[London].. No date. Ca. 1870-1881.. Chromolithograph, image size approximately 8 1/2 x 6 inches on sheet 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. A few pin-hole sized spots, very good condition. A stunning chromolithograph of two flowering auricula plants, from The Florist and Pomologist and Subrban Gardener, London, circa 1870-1881. .

$45.00

Auricula Frank Simonite.
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Auricula Frank Simonite.

By AURICULA) Rosenberg, C. T. (del). Stroobant (chromo).

[London].. No date. Ca. 1870-1881.. Chromolithograph, image size approximately 8 1/2 x 6 inches on sheet 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. A few faint foxed spots, very good condition. A lovely chromolithograph of a flowering auricula plant, from The Florist and Pomologist and Suburban Gardener, London, circa 1870-1881. .

$55.00

Chorizema Cordata. (Heart-Shaped Leaved Chorizema).
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Chorizema Cordata. (Heart-Shaped Leaved Chorizema).

By AUSTRALIA - CHORIZEMA)

[London].. 06-01- 1838.. Engraving, handcolored, sheet size 9 x 6 1/4 inches. Faint paperclip impression at upper left corner; otherwise very good condition. A beautiful image of Heart-Shaped Leaved Chorizema, native of the Swan River colony, from Joseph Paxton's "Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants." With text sheet. The botanical prints from this publication are distinguished by the particularly fine engraving and watercolor technique, which gives them the appearance of being watercolor paintings. S. Holden was attributed as the artist of the botanical illustrations for many of the years of publication. The magazine was published between 1834 and 1849, providing information for British gardeners on newly introduced plants suitable for their gardens and greenhouses. Joseph Paxton, who began his career as a gardener, was knighted for his design of the Crystal Palace, the centrepiece of the Great Exhibition of 1851. .

$125.00

Himantophyllum Miniatum Hook.
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Himantophyllum Miniatum Hook.

By SOUTH AFRICA - AMARYLLIS) Riocreux, A. (illus). Chromolithographed by G. Severeyns.

1859.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 8 1/2 x 10 inches, two folds as issued. Very good condition. Fine quality chromolithograph by the prominent Belgian lithographer G. Severeyns. From Journal de la Société Impériale et Centrale d'Horticulture. Drawn by A. Riocreux. A member of the Amaryllis family, from South Africa. .

$85.00

Clematis Fortunei.
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Clematis Fortunei.

By CLEMATIS)

Belgium.: L. van Houtte.. No date. Ca. 1862.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Right edge is a little uneven. Very good condition. Beautiful image of a white Clematis. "Off. lith & pict. in Horto van Houtteano". From Flore des serres et des jardin de l’Europe, .

$65.00

Nymphaea Gigantea.
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Nymphaea Gigantea.

By AUSTRALIA - WATER LILY) Riocreux, A. (illus). Chromolithographed by G. Severeyns.

No date. Ca. 1888?. Chromolithograph, sheet size 9 3/4 x 8 1/2, center fold as issued. Very good condition, lower edge trimmed to lower edge of title. A stunning botanical illustration by A. Riocreux with fine quality chromolithograph by the prominent Belgian lithographer G. Severeyns. Nymphaea gigantea is a species of aquatic perennial herbaceous plant native to Australia and New Guinea (wikipedia). .

$145.00

Vanilla Lutescens. Moq. Tand.
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Vanilla Lutescens. Moq. Tand.

By VANILLA) Riocreux, A. (illus). Chromolithographed by G. Severeyns.

1858.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, two folds as issued. Very good condition, faint spot to lower right corner, Fine quality chromolithograph by the prominent Belgian lithographer G. Severeyns. From Journal de la Société. Drawn by A. Riocreux. .

$95.00

Sarracenia Chelsoni, Hort. Anglais
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Sarracenia Chelsoni, Hort. Anglais

By TRUMPET PITCHER)

L'Illustration Horticole.. No date. Ca. 1890- 1900.. Chromolithograph, sheet size 10 1/2 x 7 inches. Sheet has paper residue on all four corners of verso from having been glued into a scrapbook; diagonal crease across lower right corner, and some creasing at two other corners. Sarracenia is a genus of carnivorous plants. .

$45.00

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