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British Phaenogamous Botany; or, Figures and Descriptions of British Flowering Plants

by W. Baxter, A.L.S. F.H.S. &c.
Curator of the Oxford Botanic Garden

Published 1834-1840s, Oxford, England

Original copperplate engravings by Isaac Russell, C. Mathews and others
with fine, delicate hand-colouring, as issued.
Sheet size=approximately 5.25 x 8.75 inches
Original text page included whenever available.

NOTE: Some of the prints have text offsetting (transfer of ink from the facing text page).
[We have found that using an art gum eraser (not a pencil eraser!)
can erradicate or lessen the appearance of the transferred ink in most cases.]


Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view of the entire plate.

Northern Holy-Grass
PLATE 148
Northern Holy-Grass
Hierochloe borealis
$30
text offsetting
Common Nipple-wort
PLATE 150
Common Nipple-wort
Lapsana communis
$30
text offsetting
Gout-weed
PLATE 151
Gout-weed
Agophodium podagraria
$25
text offsetting
Wood Stichwort
PLATE 154
Wood Stichwort
Stellaria nemorum
$25
text offsetting
Four-leaved All-Seed
PLATE 155
Four-leaved All-Seed
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
$30
text offsetting
Wild Celery
PLATE 156
Wild Celery
Apium graveolens
$30
text offsetting
Gipsy-wort
PLATE 167
Gipsy-wort
Lycopus europoeus
$35
Blue Moor-Grass
PLATE 192
Blue Moor-Grass
Sesteria Caerulea
$35
Rough Bristol-Grass
PLATE 211
Rough Bristol-Grass
Sesteria verticillata
$35
Crested dogs-tail-grass
PLATE 216
Crested dogs-tail-grass
Cynosurus cristatus
Mountain Cudweed
PLATE 243
Mountain Cudweed
Gnaphalium dioicum
light text offsetting
Bur-reed
PLATE 276
Bur-reed
Sparganium simplex
$30
a couple of light fox marks
Annual Meadow-Grass
PLATE 288
Annual Meadow-Grass
Poa annua
$30
fox mark
Downy Cat-grass
PLATE 292
Downy Cat-grass
Avena pubescens
$30
a couple of light fox marks
Ploughman's Spikenard
PLATE 290
Ploughman's Spikenard
Conyza squarrosa
$35
Green Musk Orchis
PLATE 295
Green Musk Orchis
Herminium monorchis
very faint text offsetting
Mat-grass
PLATE 300
Mat-grass
Nardus stricta
$20
overall light age toning
Rock Cinque-foil
PLATE 313
Rock Cinque-foil
Potentilla rupstris
$35
corner wear lower left
Meadow Fescue-Grass
PLATE 324
Meadow Fescue-Grass
Festua pratensis
slight age toning
White Birch
PLATE 326
White Birch
Betula alba
$40
Hairy Finger-Grass
PLATE 332
Hairy Finger-Grass
Digitaria sanguinalis
$25
some spotting
Water Plantain
PLATE 337
Water Plantain
Alisma plantago
$35
very faint text offsetting
Wall Barley
PLATE 344
Wall Barley
Hordeum murinum
$35
very faint text offsetting
Common Cotoneaster
PLATE 402
Common Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster vulgaris
$45
Common Sea-Weed
PLATE 408
Common Sea-Weed
Ammonphilia arundinacea
$35
faint text offsetting
Water Soldier
PLATE 413
Water Soldier
Stratiotes aloides
Two-leaved Liparis
PLATE 414
Two-leaved Liparis
Liparis Loeselii
$35
Joint-flowering Marsh-wort
PLATE 415
Joint-flowering Marsh-wort
Heosciadium nodiflorum
$35
Silvery Hair-grass
PLATE 416
Silvery Hair-grass
Aira caryophyllea
$25
faint text offsetting
Sheathed Cotton-Grass
PLATE 427
Sheathed Cotton-Grass
Eriophorum vaginatum
$35
Smooth Tower-Mustard
PLATE 430
Smooth Tower-Mustard
Turritus glabra
$35
Common Juniper
PLATE 431
Common Juniper
Juniperus Communis
$45
Bitter Purple Willow
PLATE 434
Bitter Purple Willow
Salix purpurea
$45
faint dog-ear crease lower left
Awned Nit-Grass
PLATE 442
Marsh Isnardia
Isnardia palustrus
$35
Awned Nit-Grass
PLATE 444
Awned Nit-Grass
Gastridium lendigerum
$35
Heath False Brome-Grass
PLATE 448
Heath False Brome-Grass
Brachypodium pinnatum
$30
light scattered fox marks
Broad-leaved Dock
PLATE 454
Broad-leaved Dock
Rumex obtusifolius
$35
Common Grass-wrack
PLATE 456
Common Grass-wrack
Lostera marina
$30
Whorled Knot-Grass
PLATE 471
Whorled Knot-Grass
Illecebrum verticillatum
faint text offsetting
Sea Hard-Grass
PLATE 476
Sea Hard-Grass
Rottbollia incurvata
$30
faint text offsetting
Prickly Sea-Parsnip
PLATE 478
Prickly Sea-Parsnip
Echinophora Spinosa
$30
faint text offsetting
Oat-like Grass
PLATE 480
Oat-like Grass
Arrhenatherum avenaceum
$30
faint text offsetting
Spanish Chestnut
PLATE 485
Spanish Chestnut
Castanea vesca
very faint text offsetting
Decumbent Heath-Grass
PLATE 488
Decumbent Heath-Grass
Triodia decumbens
$30
light text offsetting
Sweet Gale
PLATE 489
Sweet Gale
Myrica Gale
very faint text offsetting
Golden Samphire
PLATE 494
Golden Samphire
Limbarda tricuspis
$35
Strawberry Tree
PLATE 497
Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo
a couple unobtrusive fox marks
 
 

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