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Pierre-Joseph Redoute

Called “the Raphael of Flowers” and the “Rembrandt of Roses” by contemporary writers, Pierre-Joseph Redoute enjoyed a long line of Royal patronage, including Empress Josephine (1763-1814) and Queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793).  He was awarded the Order of Leopold from the … Continue reading

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Das Grosse Kneippbuch

I judged from the cover that this was going to be a good book, but would there be beautiful images inside?   I’m a sucker for skulls and skeletons, so when I saw these in the book I knew it … Continue reading

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Hundreds Of Mushrooms From Around The World

I found a damaged and well-loved book the other day, called the ‘World Treasury of Mushrooms in Color’. The text is by Bernard Dupre and it was translated by David Macrae.  It was published in 1974 and printed in West … Continue reading

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Botanical Prints of Medicinal Plants

In a tattered medical reference book from the turn of the century I found these 16 botanical plates illustrating the most useful plants for the doctor out in the field. Saffron, Mustard, Hedge-mustard, and Hedge-nettle. Fennel, Pansy, and Weed Sorrel, … Continue reading

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