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1 Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum. Containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language. Faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon... Ashmole, Elias (Alchemy) Rare first edition of Ashmole's Alchemy, 1652 1652 $10,000 - $15,000
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2 The philosophical epitaph of W.C. Esquire. For a memento mori on his tomb-stone... Also, A brief of the golden calf (the worlds idol.)... With a catalogue of chymical books. Cooper, William (Alchemy) Cooper's Epitaph with first Alchemy Bibliography 1673 [i.e. 1675] $3,500 - $4,500
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3 A Voyage Around the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq.; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas Anson, George Anson's Voyage Round the World 1748 1748 $4,000 - $6,000
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4 Summa theologiae, secunda pars, pars seconda Aquinas, Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae, 1463 Before Advent, 1463 $30,000 - $40,000
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5 A Dissertation on the Philosophy of Aristotle, in four books. In which his principal physical and metaphysical dogmas are unfolded; and it is shown, from indubitable evidence, that his philosophy has not been accurately known since the destruction of the Greeks. The insufficiency also of the philosophy that has been substituted by the moderns for that of Aristotle, is demonstrated Taylor, Thomas (Aristotle) Thomas Taylor's Dissertation on Aristotle 1812 1812 $800 - $1,200
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6 Tabula Pascalis diuersarum variationum temporum Andreas Veronensis (Astronomy) Rare incunabular astronomy tables 19 May 1488 $18,000 - $25,000
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8 Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lodovicus Vivres. Englished first by J.H. and now in this second edition compared with the Latine originall, and in very many places corrected and ammended Augustine, Saint Augustine's Citie of God, 1620 1620 $1,000 - $1,500
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9 The Essays, Or Councils, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon...With a Table of the Colours of Good and Evil. And a Discourse on the Wisdom of the Ancients. Bacon, Francis Essays of Sir Francis Bacon 1696 1696 $700 - $1,000
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11 Institutionum Chronologicarum Libri II Beveregium, Guilelm [Beveridge, William] Wm. Beveridge Institutionum Chronologicarum 1669 1669 $300 - $500
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12 History of British Birds, the Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick Bewick, T[homas] Thomas Bewick's British Birds 1797 & 1804 $600 - $900
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13 A Treatise on Mensuration, both in theory and practice Hutton, Charles (Bewick, Thomas) Thomas Bewick's first illustrations in a book 1770 $1,000 - $1,500
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15 A New Family Herbal: or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts Thornton, Robert John, M.D. (Bewick, Thomas) Family Herbal with engravings by Thomas Bewick 1810 $300 - $500
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18 Commentaries on the Laws of England Blackstone, William Blackstone's Commentaries 1766-1769 1766-1769 $3,000 - $5,000
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20 Opera Vergilius Maro, Publius (Bodoni Press) Bodoni Press edition of Virgil's Works 1793 1793 $6,000 - $9,000
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21 An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Boswell, James Boswell's Account of Corsica 1768 1768 $500 - $800
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24 Peregrinationes in Terram Sanctam Breydenbach, Bernhard von Travels in the Holy Land, 1486 11. Feb. 1486 $3,000 - $5,000
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25 Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect Burns, Robert Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect 2nd Edn. 1787 $2,000 - $3,000
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26 Hudibras, In Three Parts Butler, Samuel Butler's Hudibras with Hogarth Illustrations 1744 $400 - $600
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29 A Continuation of Letters Written by a Turkish Spy at Paris [Defoe, Daniel] Defoe's Letters by a Turkish Spy 1718 1718 $500 - $800
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30 Letters to Severall Persons of Honour Donne, John John Donne's Letters First Edition 1651 1651 $2,000 - $3,000
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32 Elementorum Geometricorum Libros Tredecim Isidorum et Hypsiclem & Recentiores de Corporibus Regularibus, & Procli Propositiones Geometricas... Euclid Euclid's Elements 1645 1645 $800 - $1,200
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54 Two Small Sets In Period Fine Bindings ** (Fine Bindings) Tacitus and Racine in Period Fine Bindings Various Dates $800 - $1,200
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59 The Book of Martyrs, or the Acts and Monuments of the Christian Church. Being a Complete History of Martyrdom from the Commencement of Christianity to the Present Time Fox, John Fox's Book of Martyrs with engraved plates 1814 $1,000 - $1,500
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60 In Aphorismos Hippocratis Commentaria: Ex interpretatione Anvtii Foesii, & Gvlielmi Plantii, cum annotationibus ejusdem... Galenus, Claudius Galen's commentaries on Hippocrates, 1633 1633 $1,500 - $2,500
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61 De l'Origine des Lois, des Arts, et des Sciences, et de leurs progrés chez les Anciens Peuples Goguet, Antoine Yves Law, Art & Science of the Ancients, 1758 1758 $500 - $800
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62 Astronomical Dialogues between a Gentleman and a Lady : wherein the doctrine of the sphere, uses of the globes, and the elements of astronomy and geography are explain'd in a pleasant, easy and familiar way: with a description of the famous instrument called the orrery Harris, John Harirs's Astronomical Dialogues, 1729 1729 $500 - $800
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63 The History of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, sirnamed, the Great Harte, Walter Life of Gustavus Adolphus, 1759 1759 $500 - $800
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64 The Lives of the III. Normans, Kings of England William the first. William the second. Henrie the first. Written by I. H... H[ayward], J[ohn] Hayward's Lives of Norman Kings, 1613 1613 $600 - $900
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65 The History of Herodotus Herodotus First Complete Edition of Herodotus in English 1709 $6,000 - $9,000
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66 [Opera - 2 volumes bound together] Herodotus & Thucydides 16th century works of Herodotus and Thucydides 1557 & 1540 $2,000 - $3,000
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67 Homer His Odysses Translated, Adorn'd with Sculpture, and Illustrated with Annotations, by John Ogilby, Esq Homer Ogilby edition of Homer's Odyssey, 1669 1669 $1,500 - $2,000
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68 Q. Horatii Flacci poetae Venvsini, Omnia Poemata cvm ratione carminvm, & argumentis vbique insertis, interpretibus Acrone... Horace Horace's Poetry, 1567 1567 $600 - $900
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69 La Chiromance et Phisionomie, par le regard des membres de l'homme. Mises en François par Antoine du Moulin Masconnois Indagine, Johannes ab Palmistry by Jean Indagine, 1662 1662 $500 - $800
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70 Index librorum prohibitorum: cum regulis confectis per Patres à Tridentina Synodo delectos, auctoritate Sanctiss. D. N. Pii IIII. Pont. Max. comprobatus [Arias, Montanus, editor] (Index of Prohibited books) Index of Prohibited Books, 1570 1570 $2,000 - $3,000
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72 The Works of Flavius Josephus which are Extant Josephus, Flavius Josephus' Works with plates & maps, 1733 1733 $800 - $1,200
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74 Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanæ usitatâ formâ quæstionum & responsionum conscripta, inq; VII. libros digesta, quorum tres hi priores sunt de doctrina sphæricâ... Kepler, Johannes Kepler's Epitome Astronomiae, 1618-1622 1618-1622 $30,000 - $50,000
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76 Propositions Mathematiqves de Monsieur de Laleu. Demonstrees par I. Pvios. Laleu, Paul Yvon, Sieur de Laleu's Mathematics with Occult engravings 1638 1638 $1,000 - $1,500
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77 Traité sur la Magie, le sortilege, les posessions, obsessions et malefices où l'on en démontre la verité & la réalité; avec une methode sûre & facile pour les discerner, & les reglemens contre les devins, sorciers, magiciens, & c. Ouvrage trés-utile aux ecclesiastiques, aux medecins, & aus juges. Par M. D *** [Daugis, Antoine Louis] (Magic & Witchcraft) Daugis on Magic and Sorcery, 1732 1732 $1,000 - $1,500
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78 Disqvisitionvm magicarvm libri sex, qvibvs continetvr accvrata cvriosarvm artivm, et vanarum superstitionum confutatio, vtilis theologis, jurisconsultis, medicis, philologis Del Rio, Martin Anton (Magic & Witchcraft) Del Rio's Magic in Six Books, 1657 1657 $700 - $1,000
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79 De Idololatria Magica, dissertatio Filesac, Jean (Magic & Witchcraft) Jean Filesac on Idolotry & Magic, 1609 1609 $1,000 - $1,500
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80 [A blow at modern sadducism in some philosophical considerations about witchcraft...] [Glanvill, Joseph] (Magic & Witchcraft) Glanvill's Witches & Apparitions, 1668 1668 $1,500 - $2,500
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81 An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft. With observations upon matters of fact; tending to clear the texts of the sacred Scriptures and confute the vulgar errors about that point. And also two sermons: one in proof of the Christian religion; the other concerning good and evil angels Hutchinson, Francis (Magic & Witchcraft) Hutchinson on Witchcraft, 1720 1720 $500 - $800
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82 [The discouerie of witchcraft: wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected, the knauerie of coniurors, the impietie of inchantors, the follie of soothsaiers, the impudent fals-hood of cousenors, the infidelitie of atheists, the pestilent practises of pythonists, the curiositie of figurecasters, the vanitie of dreamers, the beggerlie art of alcumystrie, The abhomination of idolatrie, the horrible art of poisoning, the vertue and power of naturall magike, and all the conueiances of legierdemaine and iuggling are deciphered: and many other things opened, which haue long lien hidden, howbeit verie necessarie to be knowne: heerevnto is added a treatise vpon the nature and substance of spirits and diuels, &c.] [Scot, Reginald] (Magic & Witchcraft) Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft 1584 [1584] $5,000 - $8,000
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84 Paradise Lost. A Poem in Ten Books Milton, John Milton Paradise Lost 1st Edition 1668 Title Page 1668 $6,000 - $9,000
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85 Paradise Regain'd. A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes Milton, John Milton's Paradise Regain'd First Edition 1671 1671 $3,000 - $5,000
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86 Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica Newton, Isaac Rare Large Paper Copy of Newton's Principia 1726 1726 $20,000 - $30,000
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87 The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy... Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which are added, Newton's System of the World; A short comment on, and defence of, the Principia, by William Emerson. With The laws of the moon's motion according to gravity. By John Machin ... Newton, Isaac Isaac Newton's Principia in English, 1803 1803 $1,000 - $1,500
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88 A Lapidary, or, The History of Pretious Stones: With cautions for the undeceiving of all those that deal with Pretious Stones. Nicols, Thomas. The First British Gemological Book 1652 1652 $3,000 - $4,000
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91 A History of Egyptian Mummies, and an Account of the Worship and Embalming of the Sacred Animals by the Egyptians; with Remarks on the Funeral Ceremonies of Different Nations, and Observations on the Mummies of the Canary Islands, of the Ancient Peruvians, Burman Priests, &c. Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph Pettigrew's Egyptian Mummies with tinted plates 1834 $700 - $1,000
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93 Les Oeuvres de Platon Plato Plato's Works in French, 1699 1699 $400 - $600
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94 The Phædrus of Plato; a Dialogue Concerning Beauty and Love. Translated from the Greek Plato Plato's Phaedrus in English, 1792 1792 $500 - $800
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95 The Works of Plato Abridg'd: With an Account of His Life, Philosophy, Morals, and Politicks... Plato 18th century edition of Plato in English 1739 $400 - $600
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96 The Historie of the World. Commonly called the Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus. Translated into English by Philemon Holland. Plinius Secundus, Gaius Pliny's Natural History, 1601 1601 $3,000 - $5,000
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98 The Glasse of Godly Loue. Wherein all maried couples may learne their duties, each toward others, according to the holy Scriptures: Very necessary for all maryed men and women, that feare the Lorde... Pritchard, Thomas Advice on Marriage, 1579 [1579] $700 - $1,000
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99 Tractatvs Astrologicvs de genethliacorvm thematvm ivdiciis pro singulis nati accidentibus... Rantzau, Henrik Rantzau's Astrology, 1593 1593 $1,500 - $2,500
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100 A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In antiquities. Concerning the most noble and renovvmed [sic] English nation. By the studie and trauaile of R.V. [Rowlands, Richard, alias Verstegan] Richard Verstegen on English Antiquities, 1605 1605 $1,000 - $1,500
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102 Cryptomenytices et cryptographiae libri IX. In quibus & planissima Steganographiae à Johanne Trithemio, abbate Spanheymensi & Herbipolensi, admirandi ingenij viro, magicè & aenigmaticè olim conscriptae, enodatio traditur. Inspersis ubiquè authoris ac aliorum, non contemnendis inventis... Selenus, Gustavus [pseud. of August, Duke of Braunschweig-Luneburg] Rare 17th Century work on Cryptography 1624 $5,000 - $8,000
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103 The Plays of William Shakespeare. In Ten Volumes. With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators; to which are added Notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens Shakespeare, William Johnson-Steevens edition of Shakespeare's Works 1778 $1,500 - $2,000
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104 The Theory of Moral Sentiments Smith. Adam Adam Smith Theory of Moral Sentiments 1761 1761 $1,500 - $2,500
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106 Le Vite De' piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori et Architetti Vasari, Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Painters in Italian, 1647 1647 $2,000 - $3,000
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107 Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt: Including Descriptions of That Country, and of Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri; with an Appendix, Containing Official Papers and Documents. Walsh, Thomas. Walsh Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt 1803 1803 $1,500 - $2,000
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109 The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA Watson, James D. Double Helix signed by James Watson 1969 $1,000 - $1,500
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110 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton White, Gilbert Gilbert White Natural History of Selborne 1789 $1,500 - $2,500
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118 Den Neder-Landschen Herbarius ofte Kruid-Boek Blankaart, Steph. Rare 17th century Dutch Herbal 1698 $700 - $1,000
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119 New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, Both Philosophical and Practical Bradley, Richard zzg Bradley's Planting and Gardening 1731 1731 $200 - $300
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122 The Retir'd Gardener. In six parts. The two first being dialogues between a Gentleman and a Gardner... Carpenter, Joseph Carpenter's Retir'd Gardener, 1717 1717 $200 - $300
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127 On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and On the Good Effects of Intercrossing Darwin, Charles Charles Darwin On the Fertilization of Orchids 1862 $1,000 - $1,500
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130 Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets E[velyn], J[ohn] John Evelyn on the Pleasures of Salad 1699 1699 $1,000 - $1,500
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131 Sylva, Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber In His Majesties Dominions. To Which is annexed Pomona, Or, An Appendix concerning Fruit-Trees in Relation to Cider...Also, Kalendarium Hortense... E[velyn], J[ohn] John Evelyn Sylva First Edition 1664 1664 $1,000 - $1,500
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132 Silva: Or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions...together with An Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves... to which is added, Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of Earth Evelyn, John Evelyn's Silva with engraved plates, 1786 1786 $600 - $900
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137 Oxalis. Monographia, Iconibus Illustrata Jacquin, Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin's Oxalis with colored plates, 1794 1794 $7,000 - $10,000
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143 Every Man His Own Gardener. Being a new, and much more complete, Gardener's Kalendar, and General Director, than any one hitherto published... Mawe, Thomas Mawe's Gardener's Kalendar, 1787 1787 $200 - $300
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144 A Monograph of the Genus Crocus Maw, George Maw's Genus Crocus with colored plates 1886 1886 $4,000 - $6,000
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149 Figures of the Most Beautiful, Useful, and Uncommon Plants described in the Gardeners dictionary, exhibited on three hundred copper plates, accurately engraved after drawings taken from nature. With the characters of their flowers and seed-vessels, drawn when they were in their greatest perfection Miller, Phillip Miller's Beautiful Plants with 300 colored plates 1760 $15,000 - $25,000
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150 The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, and flower-garden, as also the physic-garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard ... Abridg'd from the two volumes lately published in folio... Miller, Phillip Miller's Gardeners Dictionary, 3 volumes, 1741 1741 $300 - $500
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151 Flora Conspicua: A Selection of the Most Ornamental Flowering, Hardy, Exotic and Indigenous Trees, Shrubs, and Herbaceous Plants, for embellishing Flower-Gardens and Pleasure-Grounds Morris, Richard Morris' Flora Conspicua with colored plates 1826 $1,500 - $2,500
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169 Cistineae: The Natural Order of Cistus, or Rock-Rose, illustrated by coloured figures & descriptions of all the distinct species, and the most prominent varieties, that could be at present procured in the gardens of Great Britain, with the best directions for their cultivation and propagation Sweet, Robert zzc Robert Sweet's Cistineae with 112 colored plates 1825-1830 $3,000 - $5,000
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170 Flora Australasica; or a selection of handsome or curious plants, natives of New Holland, and the South Sea Islands; containing coloured figures and descriptions of some of the choicest species... Sweet, Robert Sweet's Flora Australasica with colored plates 1827-1828 $4,000 - $6,000
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172 Geraniaceae. The Natural Order of Gerania, Illustrated by Coloured Figures and Descriptions; Comprising the Numerous and Beautiful Mule-Varieties Cultivated in the Gardens of Great Britain, with Directions for their Treatment Sweet, Robert zzc Sweet's Geraniaceae, with 400 hand-colored plates 1820-28 $8,000 - $12,000
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175 Medical Botany, containing Systematic and General Descriptions, with plates, of all the medicinal plants, indigenous and exotic, comprehended in the catalogues of the materia medica, as published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh... Woodville, William zzc Woodville's Medical Botany with colored plates 1790-1794 $2,000 - $3,000
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