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Semi-double Quilled Orange Chrysanthemum.  Small Yellow Chrysanthemum
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Semi-double Quilled Orange Chrysanthemum. Small Yellow Chrysanthemum

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Smith, E.D. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1824.. Engraving, printed in color with additional hand color, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Sheet cropped close to image at left edge affecting title, very light soiling, otherwise very good condition. This is plate XVII from Volume V of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image appears to have been drawn by E.D. Smith and engraved by W. Say.. There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves, the deep green of the upper leaves contrasting with the delicacy of the under-leaf green. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$285.00

The Gravenstein Apple
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The Gravenstein Apple

By APPLE) Hooker, W. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1824.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Very faintest offset, very good condition. An exquisite stipple engraving by William Hooker published in the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image was drawn by the renowned botanist William Jackson Hooker ("W. Hooker fecit 1821" at lower left). [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$135.00

Lissochilus speciosus
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Lissochilus speciosus

By ORCHID) Holden (illus). Smith (sculp)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. 03- 1837.. Engraving with handcolor, sheet 9 x 6 1/4 inches. A couple of faint foxed spots; very good. This is a plate from the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society,". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the different engravings, but in all instances these are exceptionally beautiful images skillfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is great subtlety to the coloring, giving a most realistic effect. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$55.00

The Alexander Apple
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The Alexander Apple

By APPLE)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Engraving, printed in color with added hand coloring, sheet 11 x 8 inches. Small spot at lower centre well outside image, scattered very light soiling, generally very good. This is plate XXVIII** from Volume 2 of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the different engravings, but in all instances these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is great subtlety to the coloring, giving a most realistic effect. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$225.00

Amaryllis
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Amaryllis

By Cotton, B. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1822.. Engraving, printed in color with added handcolor, sheet 15 x 11 inches, centrefold as issued. Title trimmed from lower edge. An exquisite antique botanical print of a pink and white amaryllis from the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society." A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the different engravings, but in all instances these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is great subtlety to the coloring, giving a most realistic effect. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$425.00

1 Leptosiphon androsaceus.  2 Leptosiphon densiflorus.  3 Gilia tricolor
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1 Leptosiphon androsaceus. 2 Leptosiphon densiflorus. 3 Gilia tricolor

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. 1835.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Very good condition; sheet has been cropped at left and right edges affecting printed information at top right and lower left but not affecting image. This is a plate from the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves, the deep green of the upper leaves contrasting with the delicacy of the under-leaf green. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$285.00

Achimenes longiflora
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Achimenes longiflora

By Barclay, G. (engraved by)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1842.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Sheet is cropped into image at left edge, otherwise very good condition. This is from the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image appears to have been engraved by G. Barclay. There is a great subtlety to the coloring. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$325.00

Calochortus macrocarpus
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Calochortus macrocarpus

By Weddell (engraved by)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1830.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Edges just touching image at top and left sides, tiny chip at lower left corner, clean and bright. This is plate 8 from Volume VII of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. Shows 3 large purple flowers with many botanical details at bottom. There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$235.00

The Quilled-flamed yellow Chrysanthemum
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The Quilled-flamed yellow Chrysanthemum

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Hooker, W. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1821.. Engraving, printed in color with additional hand color, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Light soiling to left edge, cropped close to image on left edge, otherwise very good condition. This is plate XIV from Volume IV of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image appears to have been both drawn and engraved by the renowned botanist William Jackson Hooker ("Drawn & Engraved by W. Hooker" at lower left). There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves, the deep green of the upper leaves contrasting with the delicacy of the under-leaf green. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$285.00

1. The Early Crimson Chrysanthemum.  2. The Large Quilled Orange Chrysanthemum
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1. The Early Crimson Chrysanthemum. 2. The Large Quilled Orange Chrysanthemum

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Hooker, W. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1824.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Right edge trimmed so that plate # and part of name of engraver missing, top and left edges about 1/8 inch from iage, tiny chip at lower left corner, couple of pinprick-sized spots at lower left of image, but overall a vibrant, clean image. This is from Volume V of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image appears to have been drawn by the renowned botanist William Jackson Hooker ("W. Hooker 1822" at lower left). There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves, the deep green of the upper leaves contrasting with the delicacy of the under-leaf green. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$325.00

Chrysanthemum Indicum flore pleno
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Chrysanthemum Indicum flore pleno

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Hooker, W. (illus)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. 1821.. Engraving, printed in color with additional hand color, sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Light toning at two edges, otherwise very good condition. This is plate XIII from Volume IV of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the engravings, but in all cases these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. This image appears to have been both drawn and engraved by the renowned botanist William Jackson Hooker ("W. Hooker fecit 1821" at lower left). There is a great subtlety to the coloring of leaves, the deep green of the upper leaves contrasting with the delicacy of the under-leaf green. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$235.00

The Seckle Pear
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The Seckle Pear

By PEAR)

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Engraving, hand colored, sheet 11 x 8 inches. Short tear at upper edge, well outside image and to just about same level at the volume information. Otherwise very clean and bright. This is plate IX from Volume 3 of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society". A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the different engravings, but in all instances these are exceptionally beautiful images skilfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is great subtlety to the coloring, giving a most realistic effect. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$225.00

Hybrid Amaryllis.  Regina vittata.
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Hybrid Amaryllis. Regina vittata.

By AMARYLLIS) Cotton, B. (illus). Engraved by William Say.

London.: Horticultural Society of London.. Ca. 1825.. Engraving, printed in color with added handcolor, sheet 16 x 11 1/4 inches, horizontal fold as issued. The fold has been taped on the verso with older tape, which has NOT discolored; short tear into image at lower edge, light overall toning. This is plate 15 from Volume V of the "Transactions of the Horticultural Society," a magnificent double page image of three red amaryllis blooms with stem and leaves, richly colored. A notable feature of this publication was its pioneering use of steel (as opposed to copper) for the engraved illustrations after 1820. A number of artists and engravers were involved in the production of the different engravings, but in all instances these are exceptionally beautiful images skillfully rendered by a combination of different techniques including engraving, mezzotint, aquatint and stipple, colored a la poupee and by hand. There is great subtlety to the coloring, giving a most realistic effect. [Dunthorne, #142]. .

$235.00