Auction 14.10.2003

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 14.10.2003

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ALDINI, Tobia (17th. century) and Pietro CASTELLI (ca 1575-1657...

ALDINI, Tobia (17th. century) and Pietro CASTELLI (ca 1575-1657). Exactissima descriptio rariorum quarundam plantarum...in Horto Farnesiano. Rome: Jacob Maseardi, 1625. 2 o (325 x 223 mm). Engraved title by "L.C.", 22 engraved plates and 5 woodcut illustations in text (scattered light foxing

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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ALPINUS, Prosper. De plantis exoticis libri duo. Venice: Guerilius, 1656.

ALPINUS, Prosper. De plantis exoticis libri duo. Venice: Guerilius, 1656. 4 o (193 x 142 mm). Engraved title and 145 engraved plates. Contemporary speckled calf, central gilt crest lettered "Minime de Paris" and "Charitas" on both sides (rubbing to spine). Provenance : Charles Plumier (1646-1704

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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ALPINUS, Prosper. Historiae Aegypti naturalis... -- Plantis Aegypti...

ALPINUS, Prosper. Historiae Aegypti naturalis... -- Plantis Aegypti... Edited by Johann Vesling. Leiden: Gerard Potvliet, 1735. 2 volumes in one, 4 o (198 x 154 mm). Titles printed in red and black, 102 engraved plates (8 folding). Contemporary sprinkled calf spine elaborately gilt (spine slightly

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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AMMAN, Johannes (1707-41). Stirpium rariorum in Imperio Rutheno sponte...

AMMAN, Johannes (1707-41). Stirpium rariorum in Imperio Rutheno sponte... St. Petersburg: Academiae Scientiarum, 1739. 4 o (258 x 200 mm). 35 engraved folding plates [plates 14 and 16 on one sheet] (light marginal browning and staining). Contemporary vellum. FIRST EDITION. "Amman was a Swiss, born

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BARRELIER, Jacques (1603-1673). Plantae per Galliam, Hispaniam et Italiam...

BARRELIER, Jacques (1603-1673). Plantae per Galliam, Hispaniam et Italiam observatae. Text by Antoine Laurent Jussieu (1748-1836). Paris: Stephane Ganeau, 1714. 2 o (327 x 203 mm). Engraved frontispiece by Poilly, the frontispiece repeated as section title to plates, 334 engraved plates, comprising

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BAUHIN, Jean (1541-1613) and Jean-Henri CHERLER (ca 1570 - ca 1610...

BAUHIN, Jean (1541-1613) and Jean-Henri CHERLER (ca 1570 - ca 1610). Historia plantarum universalis. Yverdon: 1650-51. 3 volumes, 2 o (365 x 225 mm). 3 engraved additional titles, engraved portrait of Caspar Bauhin, and over 3500 small woodcuts in text. (Some browning and spotting and occasional

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BESLER, Michael Rupert (1607-1661). Gazophylacium rerum naturalium e regno...

BESLER, Michael Rupert (1607-1661). Gazophylacium rerum naturalium e regno vegetabili, animali et minerali . [Nuremberg:] 1642. Broadsheet 2 o (377 x 268 mm). Engraved title and 34 engraved plates of specimens and curiosities from Besler's cabinet (some mostly pale dampstaining to lower half of

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BLACKWELL, Elizabeth (d.1758). A Curious Herbal, containing five hundred...

BLACKWELL, Elizabeth (d.1758). A Curious Herbal, containing five hundred cuts of the most useful plants... from drawings taken from life ... To which is added a short description of ye plants and their common use in physick . London: John Nourse, 1739. 2 volumes, 2 o (391 x 248 mm). 2 engraved

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BOCCONE, Paolo (1633-1704). Icones & descriptiones rariorum plantarum...

BOCCONE, Paolo (1633-1704). Icones & descriptiones rariorum plantarum Siciliae, Melitae, Galliae, & Italiae. Quarum unaquaeque proprio charactere signata, ab aliis eusdem classis facile distinguitur. Oxford: Theatro Sheldoniano and London: Robert Scott, 1674. 4 o (226 x 174 mm). Engraved vignette of

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BOCCONE, Paulo. Museo de piante rare della Sicilia, Malta, Corsica, Italia...

BOCCONE, Paulo. Museo de piante rare della Sicilia, Malta, Corsica, Italia, Piemonte, e Germania... Venice: Zuccato, 1697. 4 o (239 x 178 mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and 132 engraved plates, plates 106-123 and 126-129 printed on rectos and versos (minor mostly marginal worming, a few short

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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BRADLEY, Richard (1688-1732). The History of Succulent Plants. London...

BRADLEY, Richard (1688-1732). The History of Succulent Plants. London: Printed for the Author [and William Mears], 1716-27. 5 parts in one volume, 4 o (220 x 170 mm). 50 engraved illustrations of plants on 49 plates (plate 30 with blank margin repaired, a few plates trimmed close to plate margin

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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CAUSE, Hendrik (1648-1699). De koninglycke Hovenier aanwyzende de Middelen...

CAUSE, Hendrik (1648-1699). De koninglycke Hovenier aanwyzende de Middelen om Boomen, Bloemen en Kruyden, te Zaayen, planten, aen queeken en voort teelen . Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick, [1656]. 2 o (328 x 225 mm). Engraved allegorical title, two garden plans, 13 plates of fruit and flowers and 16

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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CHABRAEUS, Dominicus (d. 1667). Stirpium icones et sciagraphia. Geneva...

CHABRAEUS, Dominicus (d. 1667). Stirpium icones et sciagraphia. Geneva: J.H. Chouet, 1677. 2 o (341 x 218 mm). Engraved title and approximately 3400 woodcut illustrations in text (minor marginal dampstaining to last few leaves). Contemporary boards (wear to spine and corners). Provenance : purchased

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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COLONNA, Fabio. Minus cognitarum stirpium aliquot, ac etiam rariorum nostro...

COLONNA, Fabio. Minus cognitarum stirpium aliquot, ac etiam rariorum nostro coelo orientium Ekphrasis [in Greek] item de Aquatilibus aliisque nonnullis Animalibus -- De Purpura ab Animali tetaceo fusa . Rome: Jacob Mascardi, 1616. 4 parts in one volume, 4 o (210 x 150 mm). 3 engraved titles with

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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COLONNA, Fabio. Phytobasanos [in Greek]. Florence: Aere, 1744.

COLONNA, Fabio. Phytobasanos [in Greek]. Florence: Aere, 1744. 4 o (280 x 214 mm). Engraved title vignette and 38 engraved plates (two text leaves with short tear). Contemporary wrappers, uncut (rebacked). Provenance : de Cayrol (small old ink stamp on title); purchased from Quaritch, 1962. Second

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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COMMELIN, Jan (1629-1692). The Belgick or Netherlandish Hesperides. That is...

COMMELIN, Jan (1629-1692). The Belgick or Netherlandish Hesperides. That is the Management, Ordering, and Use of the Limon and Orange Trees, Fitted to the Nature and Climate of the Netherlands. London: J. Holford, 1683. 8 o (182 x 113 mm). Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance : Washington

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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COMMELIN, Jan and CASPAR. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam...

COMMELIN, Jan and CASPAR. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam orientalis, quam Occidentalis Indiae, aliarumque peregrinarum Planaturm magno studio ... Beschryvinge en curieuse Afbeeldingen van rare vreemde Oos- West-Indische en andere gewassen. Amsterdam: R. & J. Blaeu, 1697-1701. 2 volumes, 2

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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COMMELIN, Jan and CASPAR. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam...

COMMELIN, Jan and CASPAR. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam africanarum, quam utriusque Indiae, aliarumque peregrinarum Planaturm magno studio ... Beschryvinge en curieuse Afbeeldingen van rare vreemde Africaansche Oost- West-Indische en andere Gewassen. Amsterdam: P. & J. Blaeu, 1701

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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CORNUT, Jacques Philippe (1606-1651). Canadensium plantarum, aliarúnque...

CORNUT, Jacques Philippe (1606-1651). Canadensium plantarum, aliarúnque nondum editarum historia cui adiectum est ad calcem enchiridion botanicum parisiense . Paris: Simon le Moyne, 1635. 4 o (238 x 132 mm). 68 full-page etchings in text. (Some occasional pale spotting and browning.) Modern brown

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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DELAFLEUR, Nicolas Guillaume (ca 1600-1663). Nicolaus Guillelmus a Florae...

DELAFLEUR, Nicolas Guillaume (ca 1600-1663). Nicolaus Guillelmus a Florae Lotharingus . Rome: n.pr.; [Paris:] Chez P. Mariette, 1638. Broadsheets (286 x 195 mm). Engraved title and 12 engraved plates, mounted on guards (most reinforced along upper margin, occasional spotting and light soiling). Late

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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DILLENIUS, Johann Jacob (1684-1747). Catalogus plantarum sponte crica...

DILLENIUS, Johann Jacob (1684-1747). Catalogus plantarum sponte crica gissam nascentium cum appendice... Frankfurt: Johann Maximilian von Sande, 1719. 8 o (167 x 95 mm). Engraved map and 16 engraved plates (light browning). Contemporary calf (joints cracked, upper cover almost detached). Provenance

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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DODART, Denis and Nicolas ROBERT. [ Estampes pour servir l'histoire des...

DODART, Denis and Nicolas ROBERT. [ Estampes pour servir l'histoire des plantes. ] Paris: [circa 1786]. 2 volumes, broadsheet (542 x 386 mm). Engraved throughout, without title and text (as issued). Frontispiece of the first meeting of the Académie royale des sciences by and after Sebastien le

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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DODART, Denis and Nicolas ROBERT. [ Estampes pour servir l'histoire des...

DODART, Denis and Nicolas ROBERT. [ Estampes pour servir l'histoire des plantes. ] Paris: [circa 1786]. Broadsheets (518 x 387 mm). Engraved throughout, without title and text (as issued). 161 engraved plates (numbered in ink 1-159 with two bis. plates) by Nicolas Robert, Abraham Bosse and Louise de

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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EARLOM, Richard (1743-1822), After Jan VAN HUYSUM (1682-1749)

EARLOM, Richard (1743-1822), After Jan VAN HUYSUM (1682-1749) Flower Piece; and Fruit Piece two mezzotints, 1778 and 1781 respectively, on laid papers, both from early states before letters, published by John Boydell, London, both with margins, adhered to the backboards, pale light-, time and mat

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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ENGLISH]. DOUGLAS, James (1675-1742). Lilium Sarniense: or, a Description...

ENGLISH]. DOUGLAS, James (1675-1742). Lilium Sarniense: or, a Description of the Guernsay-Lilly... London: Strahan, 1725. 2 o (350 x 227 mm). 2 engraved folding maps (torn, stained and repaired, lack U2 and publisher's advertisment). Old sprinkled calf (rebacked). Provenance : purchased from Francis

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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FERRARI, Giovanni Battista (1584-1655). De Florum Cultura Libri IV. Rome...

FERRARI, Giovanni Battista (1584-1655). De Florum Cultura Libri IV. Rome: S. Paulino, 1633. 4 o (229 x 172 mm). Engraved frontispiece, engraved title, 6 engraved plates of parterres and 39 engraved plates illustrating plants, gardening, implements etc., after A.M. Variana, Pietro Cortona, Guido Reni

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Flora ouero cultura di fiori. Rome: P.A...

FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Flora ouero cultura di fiori. Rome: P.A. Facciotti, 1638. 4 o (241 x 175 mm). Engraved frontispiece, engraved title, 6 engraved plates of parterres, 39 engraved plates (and an additional 36 plates in duplicate or different state), illustrating plants, gardening

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Flora, seu de florum cultura. Lib. IV...

FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Flora, seu de florum cultura. Lib. IV. Amsterdam: Jansson, 1646. 4 o (220 x 173 mm). Engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, 45 engraved plates illustrating plants, gardening, implements etc., after A.M. Variana, Pietro Cortona, Guido Reni and A Sacchi. (Some marginal

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum cultura et...

FERRARI, Giovanni Battista. Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum cultura et usu. Libri quatuor. Rome: Hermann Scheus, 1646. 2 o (351 x 234 mm). Engraved additional title, 101 engraved plates on 100 sheets by Cornelis Bloemaerts and others. (Light browning and staining, a few short marginal tears

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 14.10.2003

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GERARD, John (1545-1612). The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes...

GERARD, John (1545-1612). The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes... Very much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson ... London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1633. 2 o (347 x 226 mm). Engraved architectural title by John Payne showing Theophrastus and Dioscorides, Ceres and

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.10.2003