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Aspin.
Aspin.
J. Cozens [scratched in image lower right.]
Pub, July 1. 1814, by W.H. Pyne, Cecil Stt. Strand.
Soft ground etching in sepia, 325 x 390mm. Trimmed into plate lower left, ink stains upper left (outside image).
The artist is John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797), son of Alexander Cozens (1717 - 1786), the drawing master and landscape-painter in water-colours. From the 1814 edition of his 'Series of 13 Trees' first published in 1789, and with the original publication line faintly visible in image lower left. On J. Whatman paper watermarked 1813.
[Ref: 8011]   £230.00  
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Buds and Blossoms. Blue Bells.
Buds and Blossoms. Blue Bells.
Published by T. Pewtress, 67 Newington Causeway. Printed by F. Alvey Brandon's Row, Newington. [n.d. c.1840.]
Very fine hand-coloured lithograph, with added gum arabic. 350 x 246mm. 13¾ x 9¾".
Two girls in Scottish costume, seated on the grass, one holding bluebells.
[Ref: 24195]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro.
Off. Lith. & pict. in Horto van Houtteano.
[n.d, c.1845.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 170 x 255mm (6¾ x 10").
A viewof Rio de Janeiro, an illustration from horticultural journal 'Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe' 1845-1888. Belgian horticulturist Louis van Houtte (1810-1876) travelled throughout Brazil between 1834-1836 searching for orchids for the King of Brazil.
[Ref: 47248]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Cedar of Lebanon.
Cedar of Lebanon. Plate 15. [top right-hand corner]
H.W. Burgess delt. 1828. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
[J.Dickinson, 114 New Bond Street, London.]
Lithograph. 335 x 419mm. 13¼" x 16½". Cut and laid on paper.
From 'Eidodendron : views of the general character and appearance of trees foreign and indigenous connected with picturesque scenery'. (published 1827)
[Ref: 8770]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Cotton Plant.
The Cotton Plant. Dedicated to the Cotton Planters of the South.
From Nature By T.B. Thorpe Esq. Of Louisiana. Lith. Of G. & W. Endicott N. York.
Lithographed And Published By G. & W. Endicott No.59 Beekman St. New York [n.d., c.1860].
Coloured lithograph, sheet 470 x 600mm. 18 x 23" Some marginal staining and tears. Paper surface scuffed through part of title. Image good.
Parts of image numbered in white with key below title.
[Ref: 8535]   £490.00  
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[Frontispiece]
[Frontispiece] A Collection of Flowers drawn after Nature & disposed in an Ornamental & Picturesque Manner, by J: Edwards, F.S.A.
John Edwards Inv.t et Sculpt.
Publish'd as the Act directs Dec.r 15.th 1783
Stipple engraving with mezzotint border, platemark 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 9¾"). Slight foxing.
Three putti garlanding a monument on which sits a vase of flowers, with an easel and brushes in front. Frontispiece to John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', which was published complete in 1801 and described by Dunthorne as 'a superb and extremely rare work by a great artist, whose craftmanship is equal to the best of the 18th Century'.
Dunthorne 105; for other plates from this volume see refs. 18189 and 18190
[Ref: 31374]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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No. 12. Passion Flower.
No. 12. Passion Flower.
John Edwards delin.t et sculp.t.
Publish'd as the Act directs Dec.r 24, 1784.
Etching with fine original hand colour. Printed area 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"), on laid paper watermarked 'J. Whatman'. Tear in very large margins.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 40217]   £420.00  
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Eastern Hyacinths.
Eastern Hyacinths.
John Edwards delin.t et sculp.t.
Publish'd Jan.y 1, 1788.
Etching with fine original hand colour; watermarked 'J. Whatman'. Printed area 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"), on laid paper, very large margins.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier. The hyacinths, pink, blue and white and pink, are bound with ribbon and are presented within an oval with a grey wash frame.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 40216]   £330.00  
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[Ornamental flower plate.] No 33.
[Ornamental flower plate.] No 33.
Edwards del.t et sculp.
Pub.d as the Act directs Dec.r 24, 1788.
Hand coloured etching. 340 x 250mm (13½ x 9¾"). Trimmed close to plate.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801. Finely-coloured garlands are draped over an ornamental design containing an allegorical figure of a muse, with one vignette of a music book, pipe and horn above, and another of a painter's palette and a lyre below. The whole is presented in an oval with a blue-washed border.
Dunthorne, 105: ''A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the col
[Ref: 18189]   £220.00  
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[Ornamental flower plate.] No 59.
[Ornamental flower plate.] No 59.
Edwards del.t et sculp.
Pub.d as the Act directs June 24th, 1795.
Hand coloured etching. Sheet 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾"). Trimmed, pin holes in unprinted corner.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 18190]   £220.00  
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Lilly of the Valley
Lilly of the Valley
John Edwards del.t et sculp.t.
Pub.d June 24 1788.
Etching with original hand colour. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"), on laid paper watermarked 'J. Whatman', very large margins. Tears in wide margins, paper spotted and toned.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 44104]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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White Strip'd Roses.
White Strip'd Roses.
[Drawn & etched by John Edwards.]
[n.d., c.1790.]
Etching with original hand colour. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"), on laid paper watermarked 'J. Whatman', very large margins. Tears in wide margins, paper spotted and toned.
A bouquet of roses tied with a blue ribbon. A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 44103]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Carnations.] No 23. [etched in reverse.]
[Carnations.] No 23. [etched in reverse.]
[Drawn and etched by John Edwards.]
[Published 1783-1801.]
Etching with fine original hand colour. Printed area 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"), on laid paper watermarked 'J. Whatman' very large margins, mint.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 40214]   £420.00  
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No 21. Damask Rose No.1. Rose de Meux, No 2.
No 21. Damask Rose No.1. Rose de Meux, No 2.
John Edwards delin.t et sculp.t.
Publish'd Sept 1, 1787.
Etching with fine original hand colour. Printed area 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"), on laid paper 18th century watermark, very large margins. Slight smudge below image.
A plate from John Edwards' extremely rare work 'A Collection of Flowers Drawn after Nature and disposed in an ornamental and picturesque manner', published complete in 1801, but the laid paper suggests this was printed much earlier. The roses are within an oval with a grey wash frame.
Dunthorne, 105: "A superb and extremely rare work by a great artist... The colouring is particularly fine owing to the use of a pale printer's ink which doesn't interfere with the delicacy of the colo
[Ref: 40215]   £420.00  
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[Set of Twelve Months. Flowers.]
[Set of Twelve Months. Flowers.]
[n.d., c.1770.]
Mezzotint. Sheet: 120 x 165mm, (4¾ x 6½"). Extremely rare & fine but cut set of 18th century flower prints. Trimmed within plate. Some small pin holes.
A set of twelve months depicting a vase of flowers for each month set in an oval, accompanied by names of flowers depicted. In a similar fashion to Robert Furber's famous set of twelve months, these plates might be providing information as to what seeds or flowers are available in the various months.
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Flowers from Nature.
Flowers from Nature.
[n.d., 1830s.]
Sketchbook, 4to, original full morocco gilt, title (as above) on front board, all edges gilt; 24 floral watercolours on card, interleaved with paper, album completed. Edges of binding scuffed and worn.
An album of 24 good amateur watercolours of bouquets of flowers, each signed by either 'Emma', 'Alice', 'Bessie' or 'George', suggesting a family.
[Ref: 37173]   £1,200.00   view all images for this item
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Halesia, Monadelphia Dodecandria Monogynia Systematis Sexualis Linnaei.
Halesia, Monadelphia Dodecandria Monogynia Systematis Sexualis Linnaei. To the Rev.d D.r Stephen Hales F.R.S. &c. &c. the Author of the incomparable Vegetables Staticks, This rare Shrub lately sent over by Alexander Garden M.D. of Charlestown, from Saluda in the N. West part of S. Carolina, is humbley dedicated by his much oblig'd Friend & Serv.t. John Ellis.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. 18th century watermark. Sheet: 410 x 270mm (16 x 10½"). Trimmed. 2 tears on right.
A diagram of the Halesia, also known as the silverbell or snowdrop tree. The print is dedicated to clergyman Rev. Dr. Stephen Hales (1677-1761) a scientist who studied botany and naturalist John Ellis (1710-1776) named the plant after him.
[Ref: 46213]   £220.00  

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Hibiscus. [in pencil.]
Hibiscus. [in pencil.]
[JB 26?][Signed with chinese character.]
[n.d., c.1805.]
Watercolour. J. Whatman 1805 watermark. Sheet: 370 x 470mm (14½ x 18½"). Some staining around edges.
A painting of a hibiscus flower, probably a chinese export painting made by Chinese artists and exported to Europe, these paintings typically depicted natural history subjects and chinese life.
[Ref: 44813]   £650.00  
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Papyrus.
Papyrus.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark
A view illustrating the natural habitat of the papyrus plant, shown alongside two egrets with the pyramids in the distance. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45960]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Passion Flower was discovered in the Brazil's,
The Passion Flower was discovered in the Brazil's, and its wonders soon proclaimed it to the Christan Kingdoms as representing the passion of our Lord, whence its present appreciation...On one of the species (the pass a flora alata) even the drops of blood are to be seen un the cross, or tree, the flower keeps open three days, and then dieappears, emblematic of our Saviour's resurrection.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured, embossed, plate with hand-written text. Unique. Sheet 360 x 247mm (14¼ x 9¾").
The passiflora alata, the winged-stem passion flower, is native to the Amazon from Peru to eastern Brazil. The passion flower often refers to the passion of Jesus in Christian theology. Spanish Christian missionaries adopted the unique physical structures of the plant as symbols of the last days of Jesus and especially his crucifixion.
[Ref: 28692]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Red Cedar. In the Grounds at Wimbledon House.
Red Cedar. In the Grounds at Wimbledon House. Plate 21. [top right-hand corner]
H.W. Burgess delt. 1829. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
[J.Dickinson, 114 New Bond Street, London.]
Lithograph. 432 x 348mm. 17" x 13¾". Cut and laid on paper.
From 'Eidodendron : views of the general character and appearance of trees foreign and indigenous connected with picturesque scenery'. (published 1827)
[Ref: 8773]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Webbs' Superb Strains of Florists' Flowers.
Webbs' Superb Strains of Florists' Flowers. Webbs' Excelsior Gloxinia. Webbs' Perfection Cyclamen. Webbs' Exquisite Primula. Celosia Huttoni. Webbs' New Petunia. Webbs' Superb Calceolaria. Webbs' Superb Cineraria.
G. Severeyns, Chromolith. Brussels.
Webb & Sons, The Queen's Seedsmen, Wordsley, Stourbridge [n.d., c.1885].
Chromolithograph. Sheet 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). Glue stains on right edge, laid on album paper.
A sheet from a seed catalogue.
[Ref: 41842]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Seeds of these splendid varieties are included in Webbs' Popular Boxes of Floral Gems
Seeds of these splendid varieties are included in Webbs' Popular Boxes of Floral Gems at 5/, 7/6 & 10/6 each. Post Free.
G. Severeyns, Chromolith. Brussels.
Webb & Sons, The Queen's Seedsmen, Wordsley, Stourbridge [n.d., c.1885].
Chromolithograph. Sheet 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). Glue stains on left, laid on album paper.
A sheet from a seed catalogue.
[Ref: 41843]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Sutton's Tuberous-Rooted Begonias.
Sutton's Tuberous-Rooted Begonias.
Ben George, London.
Sutton & Sons, The Queen's Seedsmen, Reading. [n.d., c.1885.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). Mounted on album paper.
A sheet from a seed catalogue, with illustrations of six varieties, all red.
[Ref: 41840]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Sutton's Strains of Florist's Flowers.
Sutton's Strains of Florist's Flowers. Double Portulaca. Cineria. Dianthus. Calceolaria. Giant Cyclamen.
Ben George, London.
Sutton & Sons, The Queen's Seedsmen, Reading. [n.d., c.1890.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). Mounted on album paper.
A sheet from a seed catalogue.
[Ref: 41841]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The American Cowslip.
The American Cowslip.
Henderson del. Warner sculp.
London. Published May 1, 1801 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours and hand-finished. 550 x 450mm (21¾ x 17¾"). Cut to platemark. A repaired tear in margin.
An illustration of the American Cowslip, a member of the genus 'Dodecatheon'. It was published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat, in this case with ships in the background.
Dunthorne: p.250, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 30323]   £850.00   view all images for this item
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Cupid, Flora, Ceres, and Esculapius, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.
Cupid, Flora, Ceres, and Esculapius, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.
Russell R.A. & Opie R.A. pinx.t. Maddocks sculp.t.
London Pub.d Jan.y 1 1812 by Dr. Thornton.
Stipple. 375 x 270mm, 14¾ x 10½".
One of the frontispieces to the Lottery Edition of Dr Robert Thornton's 'Temple of Flora'. In an attempt to bring in revenue to pay for the publication of his large botanical plates, Thorton had this small folio edition produced and held a lottery with them as prizes. This too failed and Thornton became destitute.
[Ref: 16742]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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A Group of Carnations.
A Group of Carnations.
Henderson pinx. Caldwell sculp.
London. Published April 2nd, 1803 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours and hand-finished. 510 x 390mm.
Published in Thornton's 'Temple of Flora', the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat. Third and last state.
[Ref: 6133]   £1,700.00  
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Hyacinths.
Hyacinths.
S. Edwards pinx.t. Warner sculp.t.
London. Published June 1, 1801 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours and hand-finished. 550 x 450mm (21¾ x 17¾"). On Whatman paper. Cut to plate on three sides.
Four varieties of hyacinths, published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat.
Dunthorne: p.245, state ii of ii.
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Hyacinths.
Hyacinths.
S. Edwards pinx.t. Warner sculp.t.
London. Published June 1, 1801 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours, no added hand colouring. 550 x 450mm.
Four varieties of hyacinths, published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat. This example is unusual in having no additional hand colour, instead relying on the quality of the colour printing.
Dunthorne: p.245, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 40878]   £850.00  
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Indian Reed.
Indian Reed.
Henderson pinxt. Caldwall Sculpt.
London. Published by Dr. Thornton. 1804.
Coloured aquatint. Plate 538 x 412mm. 21¼ x 16¼".
From Dr. Thornton's "Temple of Flora" London: 1799-1807. Published in Thornton's 'Temple of Flora', the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat. Dr Robert John Thornton (1768-1837) was an English physician and botanical writer. At Trinity College, Cambridge he turned away from the church towards medicine, having been inspired by the works of Linnaeus and Thomas Martyn's lectures. He went on to work at Guy's Hospital, London, where he later lectured in medical botany. Ht took some time off to travel abroad, whish is when he begain his ambitious work, the 'Temple of Flora', for which, he produced a total of thirty-three coloured plates. His original plan was to publish seventy folio-size plates, however the lack of public interest spelled disaster and Thornton died in poverty.
[Ref: 16504]   £720.00  
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The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.
The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.
Henderson pinx.t. Stadler sculp.t.
London Published July 1, 1801, by Dr. Thornton, Hinde Street.
Aquatint with some stipple & line, printed in colours, hand-finished. 530 x 400mm, 20¾ x 16". Smith watermark Tears repaired.
Stapelia hirsuta L. or Carrion Flower, from Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat. Here this South African plant is shown in an almost alpine environment. Hiding underneath is a snake. Thornton (1768-1837) was an English physician and botanical writer. At Trinity College, Cambridge he turned away from the church towards medicine, having been inspired by the works of Linnaeus and Thomas Martyn's lectures. He went on to work at Guy's Hospital, London, where he later lectured in medical botany. Ht took some time off to travel abroad, which is when he began his ambitious work, the 'Temple of Flora', for which he produced a total of 33 coloured plates. His original plan was to publish seventy folio-size plates, however the lack of public interest spelled disaster and Thornton died in poverty.
Dunthorne: p. 250, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 19482]   £450.00  
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The Pontic Rhododendron.
The Pontic Rhododendron.
Henderson del. Caldwell sculp.
London. Published by Dr. Thornton, Dec.r 1st 1802.
Aquatint with stipple & line engraving, small margins,printed in colours and hand-finished. 530 x 405mm (21 x 16"). 2 small fly spots in sky.
An illustration of Rhododendron ponticum, or Common Rhododendron. It was published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat.
Dunthorne, p.250, only state.
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The Snowdrop.
The Snowdrop.
Pether pinx.t. W.Ward, Engraver to H.R.H., the Duke of York, sculp.t.
London, Published by Dr Thornton, Sept.r 1804 [-1810].
Mezzotint and aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished, on heavy Whatman paper. 490 x 345mm, 19¾ x 13½".
Snowdrops and crocuses in the foreground, with a snow-covered cottage and village in the distance. Published in Thornton's 'Temple of Flora', the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat, and regarded as the finest English botanical colour-plate book.
Dunthorne: p.244, state III of III.
[Ref: 21383]   £650.00  
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[Tree studies] Elm [and] Birch.
[Tree studies] Elm [and] Birch.
P. S. Munn 1810.
Pen lithograph, from a drawing book; sheet 215 x 325mm. 8½ x 12¾". Pencil doodle of wagon and horses between the images.
Sketches of an elm tree on the left and a birch on the right by Paul Sandby Munn (1773 - 1845). Munn was named after his godfather, Paul Sandby, who gave him his first instructions in watercolour painting. Plate numbered '2' upper right. Paul Sandby Mann (1773-1845) first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1798 and was a frequent contributor of topographical drawings to that and other exhibtions. He drew some of the views of Britton's "Beauties of England and Wales". He painted little after 1832, when he devoted himself chiefly to music.
DNB.
[Ref: 21448]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Four studies of tree branches.]
[Four studies of tree branches.]
P. S. Munn 1811.
Pen lithograph, from a drawing book; sheet 230 x 315mm. 9 x 12½".
Sketches from nature by Paul Sandby Munn (1773 - 1845). Munn was named after his godfather, Paul Sandby, who gave him his first instructions in watercolour painting. Plate numbered '1' upper right. Paul Sandby Mann (1773-1845) first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1798 and was a frequent contributor of topographical drawings to that and other exhibtions. He drew some of the views of Britton's "Beauties of England and Wales". He painted little after 1832, when he devoted himself chiefly to music.
DNB.
[Ref: 21446]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tree study.]
[Tree study.]
[Anon., c.1810.]
Scarce and early pen lithograph, coarse laid paper, sheet 305 x 220mm. 12 x 8¾". Sheet trimmed close to printed border.
A damaged tree beside a lake, a figure fishing beyond. Artist unidentified.
[Ref: 21456]   £280.00  
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[Tree study.]
[Tree study.]
J. West 1809.
Published by J West, 1809.
Scarce and early lithograph, from a drawing book; 220 x 310mm. 8¾ x 12¼". Lightly soiled and foxed, else a fine impression with full margins.
Sketch of the knarled trunk of an old tree. Plate numbered '15' upper right.
[Ref: 21454]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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No.29 Cedars of Lebanon. Warwick Castle.
No.29 Cedars of Lebanon. Warwick Castle.
Geo. Barnard delt 1868. M & N Hanhart Imp.
London, Published by Winsor & Newton, Rathbone Place, April 1868.
Very fine coloured lithograph. 336 x 513mm (13¼ x 20¼").
Cedars of Lebanon with Warwick Castle in the background, from 'Barnardís Trees', which illustrated 30 trees ' Drawn on stone by the author, with foreign and home scenes of interest, and short descriptive letter press'. George Barnard, a drawing master at Rugby School, is best known for his 'Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-Colours'.
[Ref: 19294]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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No. 30. The Juniper. The Forest of Fontainbleau.
No. 30. The Juniper. The Forest of Fontainbleau. Datur Hora Quieti 1868.
Geo. Barnard delt 1868. M&N Hanhart Imp.
London, Published by Winsor & Newton Rathbone Place April 1868.
Very fine coloured lithograph. 348 x 513mm (13¾ x 20¼").
The forest of Fontainbleau southeast of Paris, from 'Barnardís Trees', which illustrated 30 trees ' Drawn on stone by the author, with foreign and home scenes of interest, and short descriptive letter press'. George Barnard, a drawing master at Rugby School, is best known for his 'Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-Colours'.
[Ref: 19293]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Tulips.
Tulips.
Reinagle pinx.t. Earlom sculp.t.
London, Published May. 1. 1798 by Dr Thornton.
A framed mezzotint printed in colour with additional hand-colour. Plate: 480 x 350mm (19 x 13¾"). Unexamine dout of frame, tears in margins.
An illustration of tulips with a Dutch landscape in the background. It was published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat, in this case with ships in the background.
Dunthorne. p.245 Published state I of II.
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Vue intérieure de la Serre Victoria, dans l'Etablissement Van Houtte. VII, 654-5b.
Vue intérieure de la Serre Victoria, dans l'Etablissement Van Houtte. VII, 654-5b.
Off. Lith. & pict. in Horto van Houtteano.
[n.d, c.1850.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet: 170 x 255mm (6¾ x 10").
A view in a greenhouse containing giant waterlilies or Victoria amazonica in the gardens of Belgian horticulturist Louis van Houtte (1810-1876). An illustration from van Houtte's horticultural journal 'Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe' 1845-1888.
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Weeping Willow.
Weeping Willow.
Pub, July 1. 1814, by W.H. Pyne, Cecil Street, Strand.
Soft ground etching in sepia, image 245 x 320mm. Trimmed into plate lower left, ink stains upper left (outside image).
The artist is John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797), son of Alexander Cozens (1717 - 1786), the drawing master and landscape-painter in water-colours. From the 1814 edition of his 'Series of 13 Trees' first published in 1789.
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