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Flower painter, b. 1803 - d. 1865

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      • PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register o
        Dec. 13, 2023

        PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register o

        Est: £6,000 - £8,000

        PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. London:...

        Christie's
      • Botany.- Paxton (Joseph) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol.1-12 only (of 16), 1834-56; and another on botany [sold not subject to return] (13)
        Jul. 27, 2023

        Botany.- Paxton (Joseph) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol.1-12 only (of 16), 1834-56; and another on botany [sold not subject to return] (13)

        Est: £300 - £400

        NO RESERVE Botany.- Paxton (Joseph) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol.1-12 only (of 16), numerous lithographed plates, bright hand-colouring, some faint offsetting, some spotting, affecting scattered plates, non-uniform half calf, some rebakced, others with covers detached (in some cases lost), tears to joints and spines, worn, 1834-56; and another similar on botany, 8vo [sold not subject to return] (13)

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • FOUR ORIGINAL HAND COLORED BOTANICAL LITHOGRAPHS BY JOSEPH PAXTON
        May. 12, 2023

        FOUR ORIGINAL HAND COLORED BOTANICAL LITHOGRAPHS BY JOSEPH PAXTON

        Est: -

        Beaufortia Decussata, Echites Suberecta, Correa Harishii, Gesneria Cooperi Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants volume 8 original hand colored lithographs S. Holden del Sir Joseph Paxton (English, 1803-1865) London published 1834-1841 by Wm. S. Orr & Company 9 x 6.25 inches (paper) Imperial Octavo unframed and matted Overall very good condition.

        Lewis & Grant Auctions
      • Sir Joseph PAXTON: 1830s Botanical Engraving
        Apr. 28, 2023

        Sir Joseph PAXTON: 1830s Botanical Engraving

        Est: $30 - $50

        Botanical color engraving, 1830s, of "Clerodendrum specio Sissiam", by Sir Joseph Paxton (English, 1803-1865). Provenance: Phyllis Lucas Gallery, NYC. [Art: 10" H x 8" W; Frame: 16" H x 14" W]. Folds and edge damage.

        Roland Auctions NY
      • Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., first edition, 1851.
        Jan. 19, 2023

        Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., first edition, 1851.

        Est: £400 - £600

        Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., first edition, 108 hand-coloured lithographed plates, those in vol. 1 with tissue guards, wood-engraved illustrations, vol. 1 with contemporary ink ownership inscription to head of title, vol. 1 with some light foxing, mostly to text leaves with plates largely protected by tissue guards, other vol. with only the occasional spot, modern half calf over marbled boards, vol. 2 & 3 uniform but vol. 1 differing slightly, very lightly rubbed at spine and corners, g.e. or t.e.g., [Nissen BBI 1499], 4to, 1851-53.

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • Gardens.- Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., 1882-84.
        Oct. 28, 2021

        Gardens.- Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., 1882-84.

        Est: £200 - £300

        Gardens.- Paxton (Joseph) and John Lindley. Paxton's Flower Garden, 3 vol., 108 chromolithograph plates, 1 detached and loosely inserted, one or two with chipping to edges, tissue-guards, illustrations, vol. 1 title becoming loose, scattered spotting, bookplates, previous owner's ink inscriptions, cracked hinges, original pictorial cloth, chipping and small loss to spine extremities, a little rubbed, 4to, 1882-84.

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • PAXTON JOSEPH: (1803-1865)
        Jul. 23, 2020

        PAXTON JOSEPH: (1803-1865)

        Est: €150 - €200

        PAXTON JOSEPH: (1803-1865) English Gardener and Architect, best known for designing the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, for the Great Exhibition of 1851. A.L.S., Joseph Paxton, two pages, 8vo, Chatsworth, 29th October 1852, to a gentleman. Paxton states that he has forwarded his correspondent's note to the Directors of the Crystal Palace Company and is sure 'they will feel a pleasure in doing what you wish' and has no doubt that he will hear from them soon. With blank integral leaf. Some light dust staining and age wear and a neat split at the base of the vertical central fold, not affecting the text or signature. About VG The present letter was written, in the year after the construction of the Crystal Palace, from Chatsworth, the estate of the 6th Duke of Devonshire in Derbyshire, where the 20 year old Paxton was employed as head gardener until 1858.

        International Autograph Auctions Europe, S.L.
      • Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-1856) 16 books total
        Dec. 08, 2018

        Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-1856) 16 books total

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-1856) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants London: Orr and Smith, 1834-1849, quarto, sixteen volumes (of 16), containing 768 hand-colored plates (engraving and lithograph) by F. W. Smith and S. Holden, with numerous in-text woodcuts by C. J. Flemin and O. Jewitt, in half brown leather with embossed fillet on green moire cloth boards, the flat spines with raised bands and gilt rule and lettering, the edges cut and gilt, most with armorial bookplate of Gervaise Tottenham Waldo-Sibthorp, M.P. (1815-1861). [Stafleu TL-II 7544; Stearn p. 161; Nissen BBI 2351; Pritzel 7003] 16 books total leaf 32.1 x 15.9 cm; overall 23.9 x 17.2 cm Provenance: Estate of Richard Anthony Goula, proceeds to benefit the Thistlewood Foundation, Lafayette, Louisiana.

        New Orleans Auction Galleries
      • JOSEPH PAXTON STYLE HAND COLORED FLORAL ENGRAVING
        Oct. 12, 2018

        JOSEPH PAXTON STYLE HAND COLORED FLORAL ENGRAVING

        Est: $100 - $200

        JOSEPH PAXTON, STYLE, ORIGINAL HAND COLORED FLORAL ENGRAVING, C1870, H 7 3/4", W 5 1/2":Depict pink blossom with green stalks and leaves. Carved gilt wood and gesso frame. No visible signature.

        DuMouchelles
      • Joseph Paxton, The Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants, Lon
        Sep. 04, 2018

        Joseph Paxton, The Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants, Lon

        Est: £300 - £500

        Joseph Paxton, The Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants, London 1834f. hand-coloured plates, comprising volumes I-XII and vols XIV-XV (vols XV and XVI bound as one), hand-coloured plates, different bindings, mostly half-calf.

        Gildings Auctioneers
      • Joseph Paxton (1803-1865) English, After, Rhododendron, Seeling Variety, Pl.17 1884 Chromolithograph
        Jun. 25, 2017

        Joseph Paxton (1803-1865) English, After, Rhododendron, Seeling Variety, Pl.17 1884 Chromolithograph

        Est: $40 - $60

        Joseph Paxton (1803-1865) English, After, Rhododendron, Seeling Variety, Pl.17 1884 Chromolithograph 26 x 20 cm

        Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
      • (2) SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1801-1865) ''MAGAZINE OF BOTANY AND REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS'' ENGRAVINGS - includes: (1) hand colored engraving by F.W. Smith, Published by Wm S. Orr & Co, London (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14.75''H x 11.5''W; (1) Dendrobium Macrophyllum (Native Orchid of Manilla) engraved by S. Holden, (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14''H x 11''W - Condition: Age appropriate wear; All items sold as is.
        Nov. 29, 2015

        (2) SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1801-1865) ''MAGAZINE OF BOTANY AND REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS'' ENGRAVINGS - includes: (1) hand colored engraving by F.W. Smith, Published by Wm S. Orr & Co, London (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14.75''H x 11.5''W; (1) Dendrobium Macrophyllum (Native Orchid of Manilla) engraved by S. Holden, (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14''H x 11''W - Condition: Age appropriate wear; All items sold as is.

        Est: $150 - $300

        (2) SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1801-1865) ''MAGAZINE OF BOTANY AND REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS'' ENGRAVINGS - includes: (1) hand colored engraving by F.W. Smith, Published by Wm S. Orr & Co, London (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14.75''H x 11.5''W; (1) Dendrobium Macrophyllum (Native Orchid of Manilla) engraved by S. Holden, (Measures: Print 9''H x 6.25''W, Matte 14''H x 11''W - Condition: Age appropriate wear; All items sold as is.

        Dargate Auction Galleries
      • Joseph Paxton (1803–1865), Frederick William Smith (1797–1835)
        Jun. 20, 2015

        Joseph Paxton (1803–1865), Frederick William Smith (1797–1835)

        Est: Kč2,000 - Kč4,000

        BOTANIC ILLUSTRATIONS. 1834–1849. Two illustrations from work ‘Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants’, printed in London between 1834–1849. Brugmansia Waymaniana and Bifrenaria Harrisoniae. Coloured etchingy with aquatint, 150x210 mm. Mounted. Joseph Paxton (1803–1865), Frederick William Smith (1797–1835) Joseph Paxton (1803–1865), Frederick William Smith (1797–1835) BOTANICKÉ ILUSTRACE. 1834–1849. Dvojice ilustrací z díla „Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants“, vydaného v Londýně mezi léty 1834–1849. Brugmansia Waymaniana a Bifrenaria Harrisoniae. Kolorované lepty s akvatintou, 150x210 mm. Paspartováno.

        Auction House Zezula
      • ORIGINAL HAND COLORS SIR JOSEPH PAXTON 1833- (2)
        Jan. 10, 2015

        ORIGINAL HAND COLORS SIR JOSEPH PAXTON 1833- (2)

        Est: $1 - $1,000

        LOT 168- ITEM # 196/197- ORIGINAL HAND COLORS SIR JOSEPH PAXTON 1833

        Premier Estate Liquidators
      • PAXTON (JOSEPH)
        Sep. 16, 2014

        PAXTON (JOSEPH)

        Est: £300 - £500

        None

        Bonhams
      • Paxton, Joseph
        Jan. 15, 2014

        Paxton, Joseph

        Est: £2,000 - £3,000

        Paxton, Joseph Magazine of Botany. London: W.S. Orr, 1834-48 . Volumes 1-14, 8vo, 631 hand-coloured lithographed plates, tissue guards, contemporary green half calf, spines gilt, very slightly rubbed, very clean

        Lyon & Turnbull
      • PAXTON, Sir 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-XVI), 1834-1849.
        Jun. 21, 2013

        PAXTON, Sir 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-XVI), 1834-1849.

        Est: -

        PAXTON, Sir 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-XVI), 1834-1849. 16 volumes, 8o (227 x 160 mm). Half-titles to vols. 11-13. 720 (of 723?) hand-colored engraved or lithographic flower plates by F.W. Smith or S. Holden, including numerous folding plates, 5 plates of designs for gardens, numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Some plates shaved into image or imprint area as usual.) Modern half calf, edges gilt. Provenance: Francis Gray Smart (bookplate). FIRST EDITION of one of the most popular and successful Victorian botanical periodicals. 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. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (16)

        Christie's
      • PAXTON, JOSEPH. 1801-1865.
        Dec. 04, 2012

        PAXTON, JOSEPH. 1801-1865.

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. London: Orr and Smith, et al, 1834-1843. 8 volumes (only, including duplicates). 8vo. Vol 1, 2 (2 copies), 3, 4, 6, and 7. Approx 325 plates, some folding or double-page. Various bindings. Occasional toning or offsetting, incomplete, one binding defective with contents loose, sold not subject to return.

        Bonhams
      • Sir Joseph Paxton, (British, 1803-1865), Magazine of Botany: Allamanda Catharticat 7 Linum trigynum (with another botanical print)
        Jan. 24, 2012

        Sir Joseph Paxton, (British, 1803-1865), Magazine of Botany: Allamanda Catharticat 7 Linum trigynum (with another botanical print)

        Est: $50 - $100

        Sir Joseph Paxton (British, 1803-1865) Magazine of Botany: Allamanda Catharticat 7 Linum trigynum (with another botanical print) handcolored lithograph Largest 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.

        Hindman
      • Paxton, Joseph, Sir (1801-1865), The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, London: Orr and Smith, 1834-49, sixteen v...
        Nov. 13, 2011

        Paxton, Joseph, Sir (1801-1865), The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, London: Orr and Smith, 1834-49, sixteen v...

        Est: $12,000 - $16,000

        Paxton, Joseph, Sir (1801-1865), The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, London: Orr and Smith, 1834-49, sixteen volumes, green calf, hand-colored plates heightened with gum arabic, 8vo, (spines darkened, age typical shelf wear and some scuffs, scattered spotting and soiling).

        Skinner
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 27, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façades sud et est du château de Ferrières 'Design for Ferrier, France G.H. Stokes' (inscrit au dos du montage) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 42 x 74,6 cm. (16½ x 29 in.)

        Christie's
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 27, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façades d'honneur (nord) et ouest du château de Ferrières signé et daté 'Joseph Paxton Jun 24/1854' (au dos du montage) et 'DESIGN No.1 FOR BARON JAMES DE ROTHSCHILD MANSION-FERRIER' (étiquette au dos du montage) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 41,4 x 74,7 cm. (16¾ x 29 3/8 in.)

        Christie's
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 27, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façade ouest et sud du château de Ferrières signé 'Joseph Paxton' (au dos du montage) et 'DESIGN No.1 FOR BARON JAMES DE ROTHSCHILD MANSION-FERRIER Joseph Paxton' (étiquette au dos du cadre) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 43,1 x 74,8 cm. (17½ x 29. 1/8 in.)

        Christie's
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 26, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façades sud et est du château de Ferrières 'Design for Ferrier, France G.H. Stokes' (inscrit au dos du montage) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 42 x 74,6 cm. (16½ x 29 in.)

        Christie's
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 26, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façades d'honneur (nord) et ouest du château de Ferrières signé et daté 'Joseph Paxton Jun 24/1854' (au dos du montage) et 'DESIGN No.1 FOR BARON JAMES DE ROTHSCHILD MANSION-FERRIER' (étiquette au dos du montage) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 41,4 x 74,7 cm. (16¾ x 29 3/8 in.)

        Christie's
      • JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)
        Oct. 26, 2010

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM)

        Est: €10,000 - €15,000

        JOSEPH PAXTON (MILTON BRYANT 1803-1865 SYDENHAM) Vue des façade ouest et sud du château de Ferrières signé 'Joseph Paxton' (au dos du montage) et 'DESIGN No.1 FOR BARON JAMES DE ROTHSCHILD MANSION-FERRIER Joseph Paxton' (étiquette au dos du cadre) mine de plomb, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc 43,1 x 74,8 cm. (17½ x 29. 1/8 in.)

        Christie's
      • SIR JOSEPH PAXTON
        May. 11, 2010

        SIR JOSEPH PAXTON

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        SIR JOSEPH PAXTON TWELVE HAND-COLOURED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS, CIRCA 1834 Signed 'F.W.Smith del et sc.' and some dated 1834-35, in modern gilt wood frames 15¼ x 12¾ in. (39 x 32.5 cm.) overall (12)

        Christie's
      • PAXTON, Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and register of flowering plants . London: Orr & Smith (vols I-II) or W.S. Orr & Co. (vols III-IV), 1834-1838. 4 volumes (only, of 16), large 8° (233 x 163mm). 170 hand-coloured
        Oct. 15, 2009

        PAXTON, Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and register of flowering plants . London: Orr & Smith (vols I-II) or W.S. Orr & Co. (vols III-IV), 1834-1838. 4 volumes (only, of 16), large 8° (233 x 163mm). 170 hand-coloured

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        PAXTON, Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and register of flowering plants. London: Orr & Smith (vols I-II) or W.S. Orr & Co. (vols III-IV), 1834-1838. 4 volumes (only, of 16), large 8° (233 x 163mm). 170 hand-coloured plates, some folding or double-page, numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Some light spotting or browning). Contemporary half green morocco (extremities lightly rubbed). FINE BOTANICAL PLATES. Nissen BBI 2351; Stafleu & Cowan 7554. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. HARRISON, Joseph (c.1798-c.1861). The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine. London: Whittaker, [1833-1843]. Volumes I-XI (only, of 27), 8° (219 x 135mm). Additional engraved titles to vol. 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, letterpress title and preface misbound at end of vol. 2. 146 hand-coloured engraved and lithographic plates, 2 of which folding. (Variable spotting and offsetting, one plate loose in vol. 8, lacking general letterpress title to vol. 11.) Contemporary half calf over marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers and edges. (extremities lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. (4)

        Christie's
      • A SET OF TWELVE ENGLISH HAND COLOURED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS
        Sep. 08, 2009

        A SET OF TWELVE ENGLISH HAND COLOURED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        A SET OF TWELVE ENGLISH HAND COLOURED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS BY JOSEPH PAXTON, 1834 Signed 'F.W.Smith del et sc.' in later cream painted wood frames 10¼ x 8¼ in. (26 x 20.5 cm.) overall (12)

        Christie's
      • A SET OF TWELVE HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED PRINTS OF BOTANICAL INTEREST
        Sep. 08, 2009

        A SET OF TWELVE HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED PRINTS OF BOTANICAL INTEREST

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        A SET OF TWELVE HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED PRINTS OF BOTANICAL INTEREST BY JOSEPH PAXTON, 1834 Signed 'F.W.Smith del et sc' in cream painted wood frames 11½ x 9½ in. (29 x 24 cm.) overall (12)

        Christie's
      • Sir Joseph Paxton (British, 1803-1865)
        Jan. 31, 2009

        Sir Joseph Paxton (British, 1803-1865)

        Est: $350 - $500

        Sir Joseph Paxton (British, 1803-1865) "Botanicals", suite of six hand-colored engravings, London, 1834, sight 9" x 6". Glazed, matted and presented in carved silvered wooden frames.

        St Charles Gallery
      • SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1803-1865) Set of four hand colored botanical prints from 'Magazine of Botany', London 1834-1843. Includes: (1) Brugmansia Waymaniana, (1) Petunia Nyctaginiflora Violacea, (1) Collinsia Bicolor and (1) Leptosiphon Androsaceus &
        Nov. 07, 2008

        SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1803-1865) Set of four hand colored botanical prints from 'Magazine of Botany', London 1834-1843. Includes: (1) Brugmansia Waymaniana, (1) Petunia Nyctaginiflora Violacea, (1) Collinsia Bicolor and (1) Leptosiphon Androsaceus &

        Est: $100 - $200

        SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1803-1865) Set of four hand colored botanical prints from 'Magazine of Botany', London 1834-1843. Includes: (1) Brugmansia Waymaniana, (1) Petunia Nyctaginiflora Violacea, (1) Collinsia Bicolor and (1) Leptosiphon Androsaceus & Leptosiphon Densiflorus. Contained in French matted gilt frames under glass. Condition: no visible defects, two show binding holes. Dimensions: framed 19 1/8'' X 16 1/8''.

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      • COMMEMORATIVE and HISTORICAL MEDALS, Great
        May. 07, 2008

        COMMEMORATIVE and HISTORICAL MEDALS, Great

        Est: £80 - £120

        COMMEMORATIVE and HISTORICAL MEDALS, Great Britain, Joseph Paxton (1803-1865), gardener and architect, designer of the 'Crystal Palace', Copper Portrait Medal, 1854, uniface striking of the obverse, by L C Wyon, bewhiskered bust left, 63mm (BHM 2552, noted; Allen SY-140). Almost extremely fine and very rare.

        Baldwin's
      • PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants . London: Bradbury and Evans for Orr and Smith [vols I-II] and W.S. Orr & Co. [vols. III-XVI], 1834-1849.
        Jun. 06, 2007

        PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants . London: Bradbury and Evans for Orr and Smith [vols I-II] and W.S. Orr & Co. [vols. III-XVI], 1834-1849.

        Est: £4,000 - £6,000

        PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants . London: Bradbury and Evans for Orr and Smith [vols I-II] and W.S. Orr & Co. [vols. III-XVI], 1834-1849. 16 volumes, 8° (225 x 161mm). 710 (of 717) hand-coloured engraved or lithographic flower plates by F.W. Smith or S. Holden, 27 folding, some heightened with gum arabic, and 5 (of 6) hand-coloured engraved or lithographic plates of designs for gardens and ornaments, tissue guards in vols. I-XII. Vols II-XVI with woodcut title-vignettes. Woodcut illustrations, some full-page. (Some spotting, browning, and offsetting, some plates trimmed causing small losses, short tear on XII, 2L1, 2 plates and 2 leaves detached in vol. XIV, one pair trimmed and crudely reinserted. lacking all half-titles, one preliminary leaf in vol. XVI, and vol. XV, no. 169.) Contemporary half roan over moiré cloth by G. Simms, Manchester Simms and Dinham, Manchester, spines gilt in compartments, lettered in 2, gilt edges (some rubbing, marking, and chipping, splitting on some joints and hinges, 4 spines with short tears, causing losses on 2). Provenance : George Long (bookplates, possibly the banker, 1823-1909). FIRST EDITION of one of the most popular and successful Victorian botanical periodicals. BM(NH) IV, p. 1534; Hunt B-P-H p. 699, no. 21; Nissen BBI 2351; Stafleu and Cowan 7554. (16)

        Christie's
      • Paxton, Joseph
        Jul. 11, 2006

        Paxton, Joseph

        Est: £200 - £300

        Paxton, Joseph Autograph letter signed, dated Brighton March 16th 1852, folio, single sheet folded, regarding that he was pleased to hear of the "Americans are about to carry out my design. I began to ber rather fearful their exhibition would all through, it appears now to have got [well?] on its legs...", previous folds, mounted; Meyerbeer, G. Autograph signed letter requesting a short visit from the receiptant, single sheet, framed and glazed with portrait (2)

        Lyon & Turnbull
      • PAXTON (JOSEPH)
        Mar. 23, 2004

        PAXTON (JOSEPH)

        Est: £1,500 - £2,000

        Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol. 1-2, 9-10, 12-13 and another incomplete volume together in 6 vol., 278 hand-coloured plates (several double-page), contemporary half morocco or calf, worn [cf. Nissen BBI2351], 8vo, Orr and Smith, 1834 [-1849], sold as a periodical not subject to return

        Bonhams
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