Woodburn Catalogue 27 WildflowersPublished on 22 July 2020
Catalogue #27 (September 2019), “Wildflowers,” contains 80 items including two significant 19th century American color plate titles: William P.C. Barton’s FLORA OF NORTH AMERICA (Philadelphia 1821-23) with 106 hand-colored plates; and Asa Strong’s THE AMERICAN FLORA (NY 1855) bound in four elaborately gilt-tooled volumes, with 191 colored plates. In addition, a “Collection of Books on the Botany of the Caribbean, Central America, and Northern South America” is also offered. It contains 95 books on the flora of this region including Francisco Sauvalle’s scarce FLORA CUBANA (Havana 1873) as well as an inscribed copy of Blas Pablo Reko’s privately printed MITOBOTANICA ZAPOTECA (Tacubaya, Mexico 1945).
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Catalogue 118Published on 17 June 2020
Published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Antiquariaat FORUM. 260 rare books, manuscripts, drawings, paintings, maps, atlases, prints and related items from the period between ca. 1970 BC and ca. 1970 AD.
Subjects include Africa, Americana, Art & Architecture, Asia, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific, Botany, Cartography, History, Horses, Hunting, Medicine & Pharmacy, Middle East & Islamic World, Militaria, Natural History, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Devotion, Science & Technology, Travel & Exploration, Zoology and many others.
Auction catalogue 155 - on Friday, 5. 6. 2020Published on 27 May 2020
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Woodburn Catalogue 26 Fruits & VegetablesPublished on 24 Oct. 2019
Catalogue #26 (May 2018), "Fruits & Vegetables," contains 107 items including two 19th century American color plate titles: Alfred Hoffy's NORTH AMERICAN POMOLOGIST (Philadelphia, PA 1860) with 30 hand-colored lithographs of fruits; and Charles Hovey's FRUITS OF AMERICA, Vol.1, Vol.2, and Parts 1 & 2 from the scarce Vol.3, with 104 fine chromolithographed plates of fruits. Other highlights include: Court van der Voort's BYZONDERE AENMERKINGEN (Leiden 1737), with 15 engraved plates, and Nicolas Fatio de Duillier's FRUIT-WALLS IMPROVED (London 1699). Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at (609) 466-0522 if you would like to receive a print version of this catalogue.[...] Read more