LINDEN (JEAN-JULES and LUCIEN) Lindenia. Iconography of Orchids, 72 Parts only, 1891-1897
Lot 54
LINDEN (JEAN-JULES and LUCIEN) Lindenia. Iconography of Orchids, 72 Parts only, 1891-1897
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Lot Details
LINDEN (JEAN-JULES and LUCIEN)
Lindenia. Iconography of Orchids, Parts 1-32, 34-72 and 75 only, bound in 61 original issues, first edition in English, 280 chromolithographed plates (6 double-page) by Pannemaeker, G. Severeyns and J. Goffart, mostly after A. Goossens, notice from the publisher inserted in parts 6, 14 (announcing that one plate not printed, but that it would appear in a forthcoming issue) and 61/62, tissue guards (approximately 5 slightly adhered to image), publisher's printed pink wrappers, some soiling (mostly marginal but substantial to 3 parts, one with spine split, one with short marginal tears) [cf. Nissen BBI 2348; Stafleu & Cowan 4628], folio, Ghent [and Brussels], Printed by Eug. Vanderhaeghen, [for Lucien Linden], [1891-1897], sold as a periodical

Footnotes

  • Jean Jules Linden (1817-1898) was a plant hunter, dealer and importer, who had travelled South and Central America between 1835 and 1844, before being appointed director of the Jardin Royal de Zoologie et d'Horticulure at Brussels in 1852. The English edition, almost simultaneously published in French, was completed in 13 volumes, appearing in parts between February 1891 and July 1898, the current set finishing with part 75 in April 1897 with 280 of the overall 312 fine chromolithographed plates.
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