Ghent: Gand, imp. Eug. Vanderhaeghen, July 1892. First printing. Printed Wraps. L'Illustration Horticole. Revue Mensuelle Des Plantes Les Plus Remarquables Des Introductions Nouvelles et Des Faits Les Plus Interessants De L'horticulture Propriete De Le Societe Anonyme L'horticulture Internationale.
Fine. Folio. (10.75 x 14 inches). Gray printed wraps. 65-74 pp. with 2 chromolithographed plates with tissue guards. Publisher's adverts printed on wraps.
A fine monthly horticultural review introducing the most notable plants and flowers; both prize- winning specimens and newly discovered plants from the far reaches of the globe, brought forth to Europe for taxonomy and cultivation, with a particular attention paid to showy-leaved plants and Orchids. Also included are reviews of newly published horticulture periodicals, and news from the world of Nineteenth Century horticultural exploration and discovery. Produced under the direction of Jean Jules Linden, Lucien Linden and Emile Rodigas, and in collaboration with eminent botanists and horticulturists, this monthly magazine contains two glorious folio-sized chromolithographed plates.Pl.CLV: Tradescantia superba, Linden et Rodigas. Illustration by A. Goossens, chromolithograph by P. De Pannemaeker.
PL.CLVI: Heloconia spectabilis, Linden et Rodigas. Illustration by A. Goossens, chromolithograph by P. De Pannemaeker. Fine. Item #6854