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Sweerts, Emanuel, n. 1552.

Published by ReInk Books (2018)

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From: S N Books World (Delhi, India)

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About this Item: ReInk Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1631 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 152852934

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About this Item: 2018. Leather Bound. Condition: New. This is a reprint of the original work published in 1631. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine completely handmade. We are professionally publishing these works using the classic text and artwork. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. The book is printed in black and white. Illustrations, if any, are also in black and white. Re-sized. Sewn perfect bound for longer life. Fold-outs, if any, not included. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages, poor images or missing pages which we were not able to remove. If the book is a multi volume set, then this is only a single volume. We are proud to offer numerous titles, all at incredible prices with worldwide delivery to over 100 countries. Language: mul. Seller Inventory # L990021852694

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About this Item: 2018. LEATHER BOUND. Condition: New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1631]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - mul, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 25 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. Language: mul. Seller Inventory # LBB11009953192

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About this Item: 2018. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1631]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - mul, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Language: mul. Seller Inventory # SD11009953192

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Florilegium amplissimum et selectissimum, quo non, tantum: SWEERTS, E.

About this Item: Amsterdam, Johann Jansson, 1631. Two vols in one. Folio (410 x 271mm). pp. [xxviii including frontispiece and portrait]; [xii, including terminal blank], with engraved frontispiece-title and portrait to part one, and 110 engraved plates with 560 figures of plants; some occasional marginal staining, several leaves with some browning, generally a very good copy, in contemporary yapped vellum, lettered in manuscript on spine, fore-edge worn. A large copy in its original binding, a later edition (first 1612) of one of the most attractive and popular of the early florilegia. The first part of the work is devoted to bulbous plants, and the second to miscellaneous beautiful and sweet-smelling garden plants.'The first two editions were essentially catalogues for the selling of plants and bulbs, while the later editions were true florilegia intended for the connoisseur and the scientist. Sweerts was born in Zevenbergen, Holland, in 1552, but spent the greater part of his life in Amsterdam, where he worked as an artist and as a merchant in objects d'art and rare or curious natural specimens. His inventory included a wide variety of cultivated and bulbous plant species. His coupling of professions was an auspicious one, for rare flowers were considered prized items by collectors, but unlike the other objects in the connoisseur's collection, their beauty was transient and could only be captured on paper or canvas. Sweert's fame as a floriculturist spread far and wide, and a white iris was even named after him (the Iris sweertii). His name often appears in the correspondence of naturalists, botanists and floriculturists of the period, and he himself corresponded with many of them, including the floriculturist Matteo Caccini. The Habsburg emperor Rudolf II, possessor of many magnificent collections, tried unsuccessfully to entice Sweerts to join his court in Prague as director of the royal gardens.[In the dedication] Sweerts states that is was Rudolf II. who encouraged him to depict the more rare and unusual flowers in his collection and to have them etched in copper.' (Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi, An Oak Spring Flora p. 43).The designer or engraver of the plates is unknown, although many of the plates are copied from de Bry's Florilegium. 'Over 560 different flowers are depicted. They are grouped by species, and in some cases several appear together on a single page. In the case of the tulips and anemones, only the flower is shown. For other species, such as the Pancratium illyricum (part I, pl. 27) the bulb occupies a large portion of the page' (ibid).Nissen BBI, 1921. Seller Inventory # 6898

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