Antique Prints of Coffee, Tea and Tropical Food Plants.

View this selection of historical botanical prints of various
tropical and exotic plants.

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Decorative Botanicals by N. Regnault

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"Caffe, The ind Tobak Zierathen" Kaffee, Tee ind Tabak (Schnickschnack")

Coffee, tea and tobacco paraphernalia

Copper etching, where children make coffee, expedite tea and smoke a pipe in a playful and fantasy Rokkoko-setting.

Designed and etched by Johannes Elias Nilson (1721-1788). Nilson was active during Augsburg's most productive printing time, alongside Haid, Ridinger, Kilian

Light general age toning. Otherwise very good. Good imprint on thick handmade paper.

Sheet size: 18 x 27,2 cm (ca. 7 x 10")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. GASTRONOMY245964


"Coffea arabica"

Lithograph from "The Floral Magazine" illustrated by John Nugent Fitch, 1878. His original drawings are in the Natural History Museum, South Kensington.

Very exquisite original hand coloring. Two extra pages of text belonging to print about coffee.

Nissen BBI 2107; Pritzel 10668, Great Flower Books,p.80; 187; Stafleu 6282.

Good condition.

Page size: 27 x 21 cm ( 10.6 x 8.2 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL237289


"Vue de Bulgose sur les Montagnes que produiset le Cafe"

Steel engraving by Cholet after Vander-burch ca 1845.

This is the region where coffee orinated - the home of coffee Arabica!

9.1 x 14.6 cm ( 3.6 x 5.7 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. MIDDLEEAST234916


Cafe Beaume

Steel engraving by Corbie after Vander burch ca 1840.
Narrow upper margin.

9.3 x 14.3 cm ( 3.6 x 5.6 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL235157


"Recolte du Cafe. Kaffee - Erndte"

Steel engraving by Aubert after Fleury, 1837

9.5 x 13.3 cm ( 3.7 x 5.2 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. BRAZIL239592


Cultivation and Preparation of Tea

Wood engraving ca 1860.

10.5 x 11.2 cm ( 4.1 x 4.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL235158


A New Method of Cultivating Ananas, and other Exotics.

Copper etching printed for J. Hinton in London, ca 1800.
Horizontal centerfold. Light browning on margin edges.

18.2 x 16.5 cm ( 7.1 x 6.5 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5338


Die Ananas

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Spamer, 1874. Text on backside.

10 x 10 cm (3.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5266


"Ananas
de deux pieds deuxpouces et demi de hauteur, non compris le pot."

Copper engraving by J. C. Back after a painting for the king by J. P. Cudry ca 1780.
Fine hand coloring.

Two almost invisible verticale folds to fit bok size.

13 x 14.8 cm ( 5.1 x 5.8 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL237364


Ananas folio vix Serrato. Boerh. Ind. alt. ( pineapple)

Copper etching inoriginal hand coloring. Ca 1780.
Print has some scattered creases, especially near the center wher a hardly visible
horizontal fold has been reinforced. Several spots have been retouched with lighter
color to make themalmost invisible.

Height of plant: 39 cm (15.3 ") Page size: 43 x 30.5 cm ( 16.9 x 12 ")

$ 470.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5287


No Title

Copper engraving by J. Watts after Mrs. Withers. Published in London by Ridgway.
Dated 1827. Original hand coloring.

Print has vertical folds to fit book size. Two have been reinforced. Some hardly visible spots.

Plate size: 20.2 x 25 cm ( 7.9 x 9.8 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5288


Der wilde Ananas

Lithograph, ca 1850. Print has light age browning.

19 x 15 cm ( 7.4 x 5.9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5264


Coffee Plantation in Brazil

"Kaffee Fazenda in Ostbrasilen"

Wood engravng 1903. Reverse side is printed.

8.5 x 13 cm ( 3.3 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BRAZIL245635


Coffee harvest

"Kaffee Ernte in einer Kaffeepflanzung unter Bananen"

Wood engraving 1903 after a photograph showing the coffee harvest between banana trees.
Below the image and on the reverse side is text about coffee production.

11 x 13 cm ( 4.3 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL245783


„Monocotyleae - Palmae" Tafel 21

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Very attracvtive original hand coloring

Author: Otto Schmell

Published in: "Lehrbuch der Botanik für höhere Lehranstalten und die Hand des Lehrers, sowie für alle Freunde der Natur. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung biologischer Verhältnisse"

Time printed: 1911

Shows details of four sorts of palm trees:

Cocos nucifera - Phoenix dactylifera - Sagus farinifera - Copernicia australis

Titles also in the German language and - hand-written with ink - in the Dutch language

Condition: Very light, pleasant general age toning of paper. Extreme paper etged broned.

In general: Very Good

Measurements: Sheet size 34 x 45,8 cm (ca. 13.4 x 18"). With centerfold

$ 140.00

Order Nr. TREE238437


Jatropa Manihot ob. Manihot utilissima Pohl.

Wood engraving by Otto Spamer, 1874.

9.7 x 7.5 cm ( 3.8 x 3.8 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5331


Chrysobalanus Icaco

Wood engraving by Otto Spamer, 1874.

6.2 x 5 cm ( 2.4 x 2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5332


Cultivation of Arrow-Root At D'Urban, Port Natal.

Wood engraving dated 1858. Backside is printed.
Repaired tear on right side. Light creasing in margins.

40.5 x 27.5 cm ( 15.9 x 10.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5339.


Phoenicophorum Sechellarum
Seychelles Islands.

Wood engraving ca 1875. Horizontal centerfold. Small repaired tear on right margin edge.

Plant: 14.5 x 13.8 cm ( 5.7 x 5.4 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5358


Cocos Nucifera
Tropics

Wood engraving ca 1875. Horizontal centerfold. Small repaired tear on right margin edge.

Plant: 17.8 x 12.7 cm ( 7 x 5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5357


Xanthorrhaea Australis
Australia

Wood engraving ca 1875.

15.2 x 9.9 cm ( 6 x 4 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5356


Nepenthes Rafflesiana

Borneo, & c.

Wood engraving ca 1875.

15.2 x 8.9 cm ( 6 x 3.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr.BOTANICAL239288


Mexican Garden

Wood engraving from "The Picturesque World", ca 1870. On backside is print and another image of a Mexican garden.

23.7 x 15.7 cm ( 9.3 x 6.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5325


Zweig von Theestrauch
(1/2 natürlicher Grösse)

Wood engraving by Otto Spamer 1874.
Backside is printed.

10 x 5 cm ( 3.9 x 1.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5333


Theeernte (Tea Harvest) - Japan

Wood engraving ca 1880. Backside is printed. Narrow upper and lower margins.

11.7 x 17.7 cm ( 4.6 x 6.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5334


Thee plantage in Japan

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Otto Spamer, 1874.
Backside is printed.

8.2 x 12.2 cm ( 3.2 x 4.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5335


Zweig und Blüte vom Paraguay
Theestrauch
(Ilex paraguayensis)

Surrounded by text (in German) about tea.
Backside is printed.

6.5 x 4.5 cm ( 2.5 x 1.7 ")

$25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5336


Left side. Upper image: "Cultivation of the Tea-Plant"
Lower image: Gathering the Leaves of the Tea Plant"

Right side: Upper image: "Drying and rolling the Green Tea"
Lower image: "Final Process of Mixing Tea"

Wood engravings, 1844. Backsides are printed with text and plant images..
On backside of left page is an image of "The Pitcher-plant". On the right page backside is an image of the "Tea Plant".

Size of each image: ca 6.7 x 11.3 cm ( 2.6 x 4.4 ")
Page size: 22 x 13.5 cm ( 8.6 x 5.3 ")
Both prages a a few light smudges, otherwise Good condition.

Price for the two pages: $90.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5344


Bluetenzweig der Kautschukpflanze (Siphonica elastica) ( Rubber plant)

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Otto Spamer, 1874.
Backside is printed.

6.2 x 7.2 cm ( 2.4 x 2.8 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5337


Cinchona

The Officinalis, or true Jesuits Bark.

Copper etching by Pass , dated 1801.
Print has overall age toning and some light spotting.

26.2 x 20.3 cm ( 10.3 x 8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5254


Tillandsia Lindenii
Peru

Wood engraving ca 1875.

Plant: 15.1 x 11.3 cm ( 5.9 x 4.4 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5354


Agave Filifera
Mexico

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Horizontal book fold in upper area.

Plant: 19.7 x 5.6 cm (7.7 x 2.2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5353


Agave Horrida Laevior
Mexico

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Plant: 10.1 x 15.1 cm ( 4 x 5.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5349


Agave Horrida
Mexico

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Plant: 1o.2 x 14.1 cm ( 4 x 5.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5348


The Vanilla Plant

Wood engraving ca 1870.
Backside is printed. Light creasing.

18 x 7 cm ( 7 x 2.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BOTANICAL6373


Früchte

Lithograph by Esslingen-Schreiber, ca 1870. Original hand coloring.
Scattered spotting and smuddging in lower area. Narrow left margin.

27 x 18 cm ( 10.6 x 7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5268


Mahagony Tree and Brazil Wood

Lithograph in original color, ca 1860. Lower part of print is missing.
Original names are on back of print.

18.5 x 22.5 cm ( 7.3 x 8.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5269


Cineraria palustris. a. Bluete, b.Wurzelstock, c. Same
Plant from South America used in certain drugs.

Wood engraving by Otto Spamer, 1874.

11 x 8 cm ( 4.3 x 3.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5330


Tea house - Un maison de the

"Un maison de the" ( Tea house )

Wood engraving by Emile Bayard, published 1867.
Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

15.7 x 23.7 cm ( 6.1 x 9.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. JAPAN240873


Coffee on the Terrace

Photogravure after E. Duez by D. Appleton & Co. New York, ca 1900.
Print is on strong paper with wide margins.

19.8 x 24.8 cm ( 7.8 x 9.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5340

Achtjähriger Kaffeebaum (Brasilien) mit reifen Früchten
(Coffee)

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Spamer, 1874.
On the backside is text and an image of a branch of coffee with berries. (See Nr. TROP5251)

11.3 x 9.4 cm ( 4.4 x 3.7 ")

$30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5274

Groupe de palmiers

Wood engraving by A. de Bar after a photo. From "Magasin Pittoresque", dated 1869 on page.
Text on backside. Overall age toning.

21.5 x 14.8 cm ( 8.4 x 5.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5271

Die Oelpalme

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus"
by Spamer, 1874. Text on backside.

11.8 x 8.5 cm ( 4.6 x 3.3 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5275

Brasilianische Nuß (Berrholetia excelsa).

Wood engraving from "Die Illustrierte Welt", ca 1870.
Above and below the print is text (in German) about the Brazil nut.
Text on backside not concerning Brazil nuts.

Page size: 27.7 x 18 cm ( 10.9 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5289


Melonenbäume

Wood engraving ca 1880.
Backside is printed.

19 x 10.7 cm ( 7.5 x 4.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5291

Cycas Circinalis
East Indies

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Horizontal book centerfold.

Plant: 14.6 x 16.2 cm ( 5.7 x 6.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5352


Cocos Weddeliana
South America

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Horizontal book centerfold. small repaired tear on left margin edge.

Plant: 14.6 x 16.2 cm ( 5.7 x 6.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5351


Beaucarnea Reccurvata
Mexico

Wood engraving ca 1875.
Horizontal book centerfold.

Plant: 18.6 x 12.9 cm ( 7.3 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5350


Upper Left: Bromelia, Pineapple Upper right: Bryona, White Bryony
Lower left: Buphthalum, Ox Eye Lower right: Bupleurum, Shrubby Hare's Ear

Copper engraving by I. Caerlen in original hand coloring. Dated 1816.

Page size: 26.6 x 20.6 cm ( 10.4 x 8.1 ")
Height of pineapple: 11.2 cm ( (4.4.")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5265


A Banana Plantation

Wood engraving from "Harper´s", ca 1880. Text on backside.

11.5 x 9.3 cm ( 4.5 x 3.6 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5255


Banana and Night-Blooming Cereus

Wood engraving from "Harper's", ca 1880. Text on backside.

8.7 x 11.5 cm ( 3.9 x 4.5 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5257


Mädchen im Bananenfeld

Photogravure, ca 1890. Text on backside.

22.6 x 17.8 cm ( 8.6 x 7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5286


Blühende Agave

Wood engraving from "Orbis
Pictus" from Otto Spamer , 1874.

Backside is printed.
Overall age toning.
Narrow margins.

12 x 5.2 cm ( 4.7 x 2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5315

 

Aloe Americana

Original ink and watercolor ca 1670. The hand-written text (in German) describes an aloe plant that was
brought to Stuttgart in 1583. The description includes number of flowers and growth of plant.

Being very old, this page has its faults which can be partially seen on this scan. The gray around the edges is background.The left edge is quite frayed and has been reinforced. Right edge has been repaired and reinforced. There is a repaired tear on the right edge reaching into the print ca 11cm. Lower edge is also repaired. Page has scattered spotting,
especially on the right side. Some light creasing.

39 x 25.2 cm ( 15.3 x 9.9 ")

Order Nr. TROPICAL5327SOLD

Markt an der Roldanbrücke in Mexico

Wood engraving by Maurand, 1865. modern hand coloring.
Backside is printed. A few tiny spots in margins.

15.7 x 23.5 cm ( 6.1 x 9.2 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5242


The Sugar Industry of Louisiana

Wood engraving drawn by J.O. Davidson for "Harper's Weekly". Dated 1883.
Backside is printed. Margin edges are frayed.

Page size: 23.3 x 35.3 cm ( 9.1 x 13.8 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5329


"Das Zuckerrohr"

Anonymous German lithograph in original hand coloring. Ca. 1850

15,3 x 8 cm (6 x 3.1")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL236707


"Atelier au noir"

Wood engraving by Tilly after A. Jahnandier, ca 1885.
Backside is printed.

10.7 x 14.7 cm ( 4.2 x 5.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5341


Kaffeetrinker ( Coffee Drinkers)

Gemuetlicher Morgenkaffee Klatsch-Kaffee
Bluemchen-Kaffee Contra Katzenjammer
Im Bivouak aus der Kochgeschirr Feigen-Kaffee

Humoriful wood engraving ca 1885. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

26 x 21 cm ( 10.2 x 8.2 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr.HUMOR236143


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