Paxton, Joseph - Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants        (Vols. I - V)

PAXTON, Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and register of flowering plants. London: Bradbury & Evans for Orr & Smith (vols.I-II) or W.S.Orr & Co. (vols.III-V), 1834-1838.

  5 volumes (of 16, vols. 1-5), (7" - 9.5"). 223 hand-colored engraved or lithographed flower plates by F.W. Smith or S. Holden, some folding, (Plate Index is shown at the bottom of this page). There are also numerous wood-engraved illustrations. Contemporary green cloth, spine gilt lettered. Bacon Free Library (bookplate). Pages in good crisp condition with no creasing to corners and free of tears and splits. Very little minor foxing to a few plates. The work is noted for the large number of exotic plants depicted, including many orchids, and for the richness and vibrancy of the hand-coloring. ITEM # PAX1-5 Price $4,840.00

The correct number of plates is not known with certainty, Stafleu and Cowan quote the New York Botanical Society copy (with 723 plates) but say that they "are not sure that 723 is the exact number of plates issued." Nissen calls for 768 plates. Nissen BBI 2351; Stafleu & Cowan 7554.

ALPHABETICAL LISTING (by common name) OF THE 223 plates found in vols. 1-5 .

Acacia pulchella,

Acacia pretty zigzag spined,

Acacia vestita

Acacia, Cunningham's,

Acacia longifolia,

Acacia, long-leaved,

Aconitum Chinense

Aconite, Chinese,

Aeschynanthus grandiflorus

Aeschynantus, large-flowered,

Renanthera coccinea,

Air-Plant, Chinese scarlet-flowered

Alstroemeria pelegrina alba

Alstroemeria, white variety of spotted flowered,

Anigozanthus coccineus

Amgozanthos, scarlet,

Angelonia salicaríaefolia

Angelonia, willow-leaved,

Illicium floridanum

Anise-seed tree, florida,

Anomatheca cruenta

Anomatlieca, blood-spotted,

Aotus ericoides

Aotus, Erica-like,

Statice arborea,

Arboreus Statice,

Astelma eximium

Astelma, fine,

Azalea marginata

AZALEA, bordered-flowered,

Azalea Rawsonii

Azalea, Captain Rawson's,

Azalea Danielsiana

Azalea, Mrs. Captain Daniels',

Azalea pulchra

Azalea, pretty,

Azalea Sinensis coccinea

Azalea, scarlet bordered Chinese,

Epimedium violaceum

Barren-wort violet-flowered,

Epimedium macranthum

Barren-wort, large-flowered,

Clerodendrum speciosissimum

Beautiful Scarlet Clerodendrum

Begonia platanifolia

Begonia, platanus-leaved,

Begonia odorata,

Begonia, sweet-scented,

Aristolochia trilobata

Birthwort, three-lobed,

Bletia Shepherdii

Bletia, Mr. Shepherd's,

Boronia crenulatai

Boronia, crenate-leaved,

Boronia serrulata

Boronia, saw-leaved,

Brugmansia Waymanmi,

Brugmansia, Wayman's variety,

Oncidium papilio

Butterfly plant,

Calandrinia grandiflora

Calandrinia, great-flowered,

Calceolaria corymbosa, var. Talisman

Calceolaria, Talisman, or Slipper-wort,

Calliopsis bicolor atrosanguinea

Calliopsis, dark crimson, two-coloured,

Calochortus luteus

Calochortus, beautiful,

Calochortue venustus

Calocliortus, yellow-flowered,

Camellia reticulata

Camellia, Captain Row's,

Camellia Japonica Chandlerii

Camellia, Chandler's Japan,

Camellia mutabilis

Camellia, changeable-flowered,

Camellia Japonica Cunninghami

Camellia, Mr. Cunningham's Japan,

Camellia Japonica Fordii

Camellia, Mr. Ford's Japan,

Camellia Pressii rosea

Camellia, Press's rose-coloured,

Agrostemma Bungeana,

Campion, Bunge's scarlet,

Capsicum ustulatum

Capsicum, burning,

Antirrhinum majus caryophylloides

Carnation-Like Snapdragon

Gardoquia Hookeri

Carolina Gardoquia,

Cattleya labiata,

Cattleya, crimson-lipped,

Cattleya crispa

Cattleya, curled-petalled,

Cattleya intermedia

Cattleya, middle-flowered,

Cattleya Harrisoniae,

Cattleya, Mrs. Harrison's,

Ceanothus azureus

Ceanothis, bine or azure flowered,

Hovea Celsi

Cels's Hovea,

Chelone centranthifolium

Chelone, Valerian-leaved,

Chilodia scutellarioides

Chilodia, scutellaria-like,

Chironia trinervis

Chironia, three-nerved,

Chorizema cordata

Chorizema, heart-shaped-leaved,

Chorizema ovata,

Chorizema, ovate-leaved,

Potentilla ferruginea

Cinquefoil, rusly-brown flowered,

Clematis Sieboldii,

Clematis, Siebold's,

Clematis coerulea,

Clematis, violet-flowered,

Clerodendrum speciosissimum

Clerodendrum, beautifal scarlet,

Clintonia pulcliella,

Clintoma, pretty-flowered,

Collinsia bicolor

Collinsia, two-coloured,

Comesperma gracilis

Comesperma, slender,

Cypripedium calceolus

Common ladies' slipper,

Erythrina Crista-galli

Coral-tree Cockscomb,

Coryanthes macrantha

Coryanthes, large-flowered,

Costus speciosus,

Costus, showy-flowered,

Ribes sanguineum

Currant, red-flowering,

Daviesia ulicina,

Daviesia, furze-like leaved,

Hemerocallis Sieboldü

Day Lily, Dr. Siebold's,

Dendrobium moschatum

Dendrobiiim, musk-scented,

Dendrobium densiflorum

Dendrobium, dense-flowered,

Dendrobium Gibsonii

Dendrobium, Mr. Gibson's,

Dichorizandra Thyrsiflora

Dichorizandra, thyrse-flowered,

Diliwynia glycinifolia,

Dillwynia, glycine-leaved,

Diplopappus incanus

Diplopappus, hoary,

Dryandra longifolia

Dryandra, long-leaved,

Epacris impressa,

Epacris,  impressed,

Epacris grandiflora

Epacris, great-flowered,

Epacris impressa

Epacris, impressed,

Epacris variabilis,

Epacris, variable-flowered,

Epidendron fragrans

Epidendron, fragrant flowered,

Epidendrum bicornutum

Epidendrum, two-horned,

Epiphyllum splendidum

Epiphyllum, splendid-flowering,

Escallonia Montevidensis

Escallonia Montevideo,

Eschscholtzia crocea

Eschscholtzia, saffron-coloured,

Euphorbia fulgens,

Euphorbia, fulgent-flowered,

Eutoca Wrangeliana

Eutoca, Baron Wrangel's,

Poinciana pulcherrima

Flower-fence, very pretty,

Francisea Hopeana

Francisea, one-flowered,

Dendrobium fimbriatum

Fringed Dendrobium

Fuchsia globosa ; var. elegans,

Fuchsia, elegant globe-flowered,

Fuchsia globosa

Fuchsia, globe-flowered,

Fuchsia fulgens

Fushsia, brilliant,

Kæmpferia rotunda

Galangale, round-rooted,

Gentianoides,

Gentian-like,

Gesneria Cooperi

Gesneria, Mr. Cooper's,

Gesneria rupestris

Gesneria, rock,

Gesneria Selloi,

Gesneria, Sellow's,

Gilia Achillæfolia

Gilia, three-colonred,

Clianthus puniceus

Glory flower, crimson,

Gloxinia maxima

Gloxinia, largest-flowered,

Gilia tricolor

Grilia, milfoil-leaved,

Cratægus Oxyacantha rosea

Hawthorn, dark rose-coloured,

Helichrysum macranthum

Helichrysum, large-flowered,

Heliconia Brasiliensis

Heliconia, Brazilian,

Hibiscus Lindlei

Hibiscus, Mr. Lindley's,

Hibiscus splendens

Hibiscus, splendid,

Hlibiscus Syriacus variegatus

Hibiscus, variegated-flowered Syrian,

Tropceolum majus venustum

Indian Cress, beautiful large-flowering,

Tropaeolum majus atrosanguineum

Indian Cress, dark red,

Tropaeolum tricolorum

Indian Cress, three-coloired,

Amaryllis formosissima

Jacobea Lily,

Justicia coccinea

Justicia, scarlet-flowering,

Kennedia coccinea elegans

Keniedya, elegant scarlet,

Kennedia splendens

Kennedia, splendid crimson,

Laelia anceps,

Laelia, two-edged,

Delphinium Barlowii

Larkspur, Mr. Barlow's,

Leptosiphon androsaceus

Leptosiphon, androgace-like,

Leptosiphon densiflorus

Leptosiphon, thick-flowered,

Leucothoe floribunda,

Leucothoe, bundle-flowered,

Liatris borealis

Liatris, northern,

Lilium speciosum

Lily, showy Japan,

Lilium lancifolium roseum

Lily, spotted, lance-leaved,

Lissochilus speciosus,

Lissochilus, Griffin's showy,

Loasa lateritia

Loasa, brick-red,

Lobelia fulgens, var. propinqua

Lobelia, variety of the fulgent,

Ipomaea rubro-coerulea

lpomaea, bluish red,  

Ipomaea Horsfalliae

lpomaea, Mrs. Horsfall's,

Ipomopsis elegans

lpomopsis, elegant flowered,

Ipomopsis picta

lpomopsis, painted flowered,

Ixora Bandhuca

lxora, bushy, or Bandhoota bush,

Ixora grandiflora

lxora, great-flowered scarlet,

Phlox Drummondi

Lychnidea, Mr. Drummond's,

Lychnis grandiflora

Lychnis, great-flowered, or crowned,

Phlox cordata grandiflora

Lyclinidea, large flowered cordate,

Muraltia Heisteria,

Mallow, Heister's,

Malva Miinroana,

Mallow, Mr. Munro's,

Malop trifida grandiflora

Malope, great-flowered,

Manettia cordifolia

Manettia, heart-leaved,

Marica cærulea

Marica, blue-flowering,

Marica Sabini

Marica, Captain Sabine's,

Maxillaria Deppei

Maxillaria, M. Deppe's,

Maxillaria Harrisoniæ

Maxillaria, Mr. Harrigon's,

Muraltia stipnlacea,

Milkwort, stipular,

Mimulus cardinalis

Mimulns, scarlet-flowered,

Mimulus Harrisonia,

Mimulus, Harrison's,

Mimulus roseus

Monkey Flower, rosy-flowered,

Mimulus variegatus

Monkey Flower, variegated,

Mimulus Smithii

Monkey Tlower, Mr. Smith's,

Chorizema Henchmannii

MR. Henchman's Chorizema

Azalea Indica Smithii

MR. Smith's Indian Azalea

Myanthus barbatus

Myanthns, bearded.flowered,

Ismene Amancaes

Narcissus-flowered Ismene,

Dendrobium moniliforme

Necklace-like Dendrobium,

Nemophila insignis

Nemophila, showy,

Nemophila atomaria

Nemophila, speckled,

Enkianthus Reticulatus

Netted-Leaved Enkianthus

Nierembergia intermedia

Nierembergia, intermediate,

Solanum crispum

Nightshade, curled,

Solanum Herbertianum

Nightshade, Mr. Herbert's,

Nuttallia grandiflora

Nuttallia, .large-flowered,

Nerium Thyrsiflorum

Oleander, dense-flowered,

Oncidium divaricatum

Oncidinm, cushion-lipped,

Oncidium Lanceaniim,

Oncidium, Lance's,

Oncidium citrinum,

Oncidium, lemon-flowered,

Pæonia edulis Reevesiana

Paeony, Reeves',

Passiflora Kermesina

Passion Flower, crimson,

Pentstemon Cobaea,

Pentstemon, Cobaea-flowered,

Petrea Stapelsise,

Petrea, Stapelia-flowered,

Petunia linearis

Petunia, linear-leaved,

Petunia violacea

Petunia, purple-flowered,

Petunia nyctaginiflora violacea

Petunia, violet, Marvel-of-Peru-flowered,

Phacelia vinifolia

Phacelia, vine-leaved,

Phaius albus

Phaius, white-flowered,

Physostegia imbricata

Physostegia, imbricated-flowered,

Nepenthes distillatoria,

Pitcher Plant,

Musa Cavendishii

Plantain, the Cavendish,

Podolobium stauropliyllum,

Podolohium, cross-leaved,

Poinsettia pulcherrima,

Poinsettia, showy,

Eutaxia pungens

Pungent-leaved Eutaxia,

Rhodanthe Manglesii

Rhodanthe, Captain Mangles',

Rhodochiton volubile

Rhodochiton, twining,

Rhododendron chamæcistus

Rhododendron, ground-cistaus,

Rondeletia speciosa

Rondeletia, showy,

Rhododendron arboreum

Rose Bay Tree,

Rhododendron pulchrum

Rose Bay, pretty flowered,

Russelia juncea,

Russelia, rushy-leaved,

Salpiglossis linearis

Salpiglossis, linear-leaved,

Pentstemon Murrayanus

Scarlet Pentstemon,

Schizanthus pinnatus humilis

Schizanthus, dwarf pinnated,

Schizanthus Priestii

Schizanthus, Mr. Priest's,

Schizanthus retusus

Schizantlins, blunt-petalled,

Pancratium calathinum,

Sea-daffodil, cup-flowered,

Sarracenia purpurea

Side-saddle flower, purple,

Sinningia guttata

Sinningia, spotted-flowered,

Siphocampylus bicolor,

Siphocampylus, two-coloured,

Calceolaria bicolor

Slipper wort, two-colonred,

Calceolaria integrifolia viscosissima

Slipper wort, very viscous,

Calceolaria corymbosa, var. Jupiter

Slipper-wort, corymbose, variety Jupiter,

Calceolaria Hopeana

Slipper-wort, Hope's,

Arbutus procera

Strawberry-tree, tall,

Streptanthera cuprea

Streptanthera, copper-coloured,

Asclepias tuberosa

Swallow-wort, tuberous,

Silene laciniata

Tacsonia pinnatistipula,

Thunbergia, var. alba

Thunbergia, white-flowered,

Thunbergia alata

Thunbergia, winged,

Impatiens scapiflora

Touch-me-not, stemless,

Tropæolum Jarrattü

Tropaeolum, Mr. Jarratt's,

Tropseolum brachyceras,

Tropaeolum, short-spurred,

Tropæolum tuberosum

Tropaeolum, tuberous-rooted,

Vanda teres

Vanda, cylindrical-leaved,

Verbena Melindres

Vervain, scarlet.flowering,

Verbena teucrioides

Vervain, teticrium-like,

Verbena Tweediana,

Vervain, Tweedie's scarlet,

Echium giganteum

Viper's Bugloss, gigantic,

Telopea speciosissima

Warratah, the,

Rhododendron arborea fimbriata

White - fringed tree Rhododendron

Witsenia corymbosa

Witsenia, corymbose-flowered,

Yucca aloifolia

Yucca, aloe-leaved,

Zinnia violacea coccinea

Zinnia, scarlet flowered,

Zygopetalum maxilIare,

Zygopetahim, tooth-like flowered,

Zygopetalum Mackai

Zygopetalum, Mr. Mackay's,

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Price $4,840.00