Woodburn Catalogue 25 Herbs & HerbalsPublished on 18 Oct. 2017
Catalogue #25 (September 2017), "Herbs & Herbals," is a 16pp. catalogue that contains 65 items including a number of significant British and American herbals. Highlights include the following: John Gerard's landmark HERBAL (London 1636), with over 2,800 woodcuts of plants; Hill's BRITISH HERBAL (London 1756) with an allegorical frontispiece and 75 copperplate engravings; Abraham Munting's DE VERA ANTIQUORUM HERBA BRITANNICA (Amsterdam 1681), containing 24 engraved plates of plants, all contenders in the author's search for the identity of the true "Herba Britannica" as discussed by early herbalists; and Constantine Rafinesque's MEDICAL FLORA (Philadelphia, PA 1828: 1830), complete with 100 plates of plants printed in green ink. 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
Woodburn Catalogue 24 FlowersPublished on 22 May 2017
Catalogue #24 (May 2017), "Flowers - with Sections on Roses, Orchids and Succulents," contains 225 items ranging from individual flower monographs to a section of "Language of Flowers" books. Highlights include the following: Brook's NEW CYCLOPAEDIA OF BOTANY AND COMPLETE BOOK OF HERBS (London 1851-1854) with 100 colored plates; Hey's THE MORAL OF FLOWERS (London 1836) with 28 colored plates of bouquets; Stern's PEONIES OF GREECE in the limited edition, with 12 loose color lithographs measuring 26" tall by 20" wide suitable for individual framing; and a nurseryman's sales catalogue with 57 color plates of fruits, flowers and trees from the Miller & House Nursery (circa 1888), a U.S./Canadian cross-border nursery. Please contact us at email@example.com or phone us at (609) 466-0522 if you would like to receive a print version of this catalogue.[...] Read more
2017 NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR - Il CartiglioPublished on 22 Feb. 2017
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
we are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting even this year at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair - booth A22.
During the last months we collected a selection of rare books concerning astrology, cosmography and science in general that we are presenting now in our new catalog that you can download here.
We look forward to seeing you at the Fair.