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Out-of-Print Publications

Although these titles are no longer in print, we are including bibliographic and descriptive information for those individuals who may be interested in them. Copies can sometimes be found through second-hand book dealers or online, and the publications can be viewed at the Institute by appointment.

Adanson: The Bicentennial of Michel Adanson's Familles des Plantes

Edited by George H. M. Lawrence. 1963–1964. 2 parts in 2 vols. Set in Spectrum monotype and printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. Part 1, 1963. xii, 392 pp.; 40 figs.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 2 lbs. Cloth and paper covers. ISBN 0-913196-23-1. Part 2, 
1964. xii, 243 pp.; 12 figs.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 1.4 lbs. Cloth and paper covers. ISBN 0-913196-24-X.


American Cornucopia: 19th Century Still Lifes and Studies

By John V. Brindle and Sally W. Secrist. 1976. 48 pp.; illus. (some col.). Soft bound. ISBN 0-913196-18-5.

American Wildflowers: National Geographic Illustrations by Mary E. Eaton

1976. 4 pp.; 2 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper.

Andrey Avinoff
 Botanical Paintings

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1965. 15 pp.; 1 b&w fig.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Paintings by Claus Caspari


Compiled by John V. Brindle. 1971. 20 pp.; 4 color, 7 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden: A Blossom on the Bough

By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno. 2002. 48 pp.; 27 col., 21 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-74-6.



Art Out-of-Doors: American Gardens, 1890–1930

Compiled by Julia Finette Davis. 1979. 16 pp.; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2". Softcover.

Artists from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


Edited by Gilbert S. Daniels. 1974. iii, 73 pp.; 78 figs. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-17-7.

The Bookbinding Career of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt


By Marianne Fletcher Titcombe. 1974. iii, 63 pp.; 12 figs.; 7 x 9 5/8". Cloth back, marbled paper boards. Set in Spectrum monotype and printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. ISBN 0-913196-16-9.

Botanical Art & Illustration by Lee Adams and Georg D. Ehret

Hunt Botanical Library. 1967. 15 pp.; 6 x 9". Paper cover.

Botanical Illustrations by Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden

By John Brindle. 1965. 23 pp.; 9 b&w figs., 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Botanical Linocuts by Henry Evans

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1966. 24 pp.; 13 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Botanical Results of the Sessé & Mociño Expedition (1787–1803) VII. A Guide to Relevant Scientific Names of Plants

By Rogers McVaugh. 2000. v, 626 pp.; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4"; 4 lbs. Cloth bound. ISBN 0-913196-68-1.

Botanical Watercolors from the Nationaal Herbarium Nederland

By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno with essays by Pieter Baas and Erik A. de Jong. 2004. 64 pp.; 50 col., 1 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 12 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-77-0.



Botanicals: Environmental Expressions in Art, the Alisa and Isaac M. Sutton Collection

By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno with essays by Isaac M. Sutton, Susan Frei Nathan and Alice Marcus Krieg. 2009. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation and The Isaac C. M. Sutton 1999 Investment Trust. 133 pp.; 54 color figs.; 8 x 10"; 2 lbs. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 978-0-913196-83-0. (Please note that this is the correct ISBN for this catalogue.)

BPH, ed. 1, suppl., ed. 2

B-P-H: Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum. Edited by George H. M. Lawrence, A. F. Günther Buchheim, Gilbert S. Daniels and Helmut Dolezal. 1968. 1,063 pp.; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4". Buckram bound. ISBN 0-913196-10-X. B-P-H/S: Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum/Supplementum
. Compiled and edited by Gavin D. R. Bridson with the assistance of Elizabeth R. Smith. 1991. 1,068 pp.; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4"; 6.5 lbs. Buckram bound. ISBN 0-913196-54-1. BPH-2: Periodicals with Botanical Content. 

Compiled by Gavin D. R. Bridson. 2004. 2 volumes. v–xx, 1,470 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 10 lbs. Cloth bound. ISBN 0-913196-78-9.



Catalogue of Portraits of Naturalists, Mostly Botanists, in the Collections of the Hunt Institute, The Linnean Society of London and the Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève, parts 1–3

Compiled by Michael T. Stieber, Anita L. Karg, Sharon Tomasic, Margot Walker, Gavin D. R. Bridson, Hervé M. Burdet, Marie-Martine Chautems and Tina Moruzzi-Bayo. 1987–1999. ISBN 0-913196-50-9.

 Part 1. Group Portraits. 1987. xi, 93 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 1 lb. Paper cover.
 Part 2. Portraits of Individuals, A–D. 1988. 294 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 2 lbs. Paper cover.
 Part 3. Portraits of Individuals, E–H. 1999. xi, 230 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 2 lbs. Paper cover.


A Catalogue of Redoutéana


Edited by George H. M. Lawrence. 1963. vii, 117 pp.; plates (part col.); 7 1/4 x 9 7/8". Hardcover and Softbound volumes.

Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection at the Hunt Institute


Compiled by James J. White with the assistance of Elizabeth R. Smith. 1985–1998. 9 parts; no figs.; 8 1/2 x 11". Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-42-8.



Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project

By Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. 165 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 1 lb. Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-70-3.

Enduring Perfection: Paintings by Damodar Lal Gurjar


By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno. 2001. 44 pp.; 36 col., 2 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-71-1.

Ex Libris Carnegie Mellon

1993. Photographed by Frank A. Reynolds. Designed by Kevin E. Kennedy. Printed by Hoechstetter Printing Company Inc.

An Exhibition of Paintings by Jack J. Kunz

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1970. 24 pp.; 23 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10 1/4". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Five West Coast Printmakers


1975. 12 pp.; 15 b&w figs.; 9 x 6". Stiff paper cover.

Flora Portrayed: Classics of Botanical Art from the Hunt Institute Collection

By John V. Brindle and James J. White with the assistance of Donald E. Wendel. 1985. 93 pp.; 90 figs. (55 col.). Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-43-6.

Flowers of the World: Paintings by Leslie Greenwood


Compiled by John V. Brindle. 1977. 12 pp.; 9 b&w figs.; 9 x 6". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

“For love of nature”: Brazilian Flora and Fauna in Watercolor by Etienne, Rosália and Yvonne Demonte


Compiled by James J. White. Introduction by Clarke Bruno. 1985. [ii], 46 pp.; 18 color, 35 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-48-7.

A Guide to the Adanson Exhibition

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1963. 55 pp.; 8 1/2 x 10 1/2". Stiff paper cover.

Guide to the Botanical Records and Papers in the Archives of the Hunt Institute, parts 1–3

Compiled by Michael T. Stieber and Anita L. Karg. 1981–1988. ISBN 0-913196-30-4.

 Part 1. (Abbe – Butters)
. 1981. 89 pp.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 9 oz. Paper cover. Part 2. (Caballereo Segares – Furnrohr).
 1984. 85 pp.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 9 oz. Paper cover.
 Part 3. (Gadeceau – Hyland).
 1988. 88 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover.

Hanna wood engraving

“Saguaro” = Cereus giganteus Engelm., color wood engraving by Boyd E. Hanna (1907–1987), image size: 5 3/4 x 2 3/4"; sheet size: 9 1/4 x 6 1/4"

Homegrown I: Pittsburgh Artists on Plant Subjects

1972. 4 pp.; 6 × 9". Pictorial stiff paper.

Homegrown II

: Pittsburgh Area Artists on Plant Subjects

1974. 4 pp.; 8 x 8 1/4". Pictorial stiff paper.

Hortulus


By Walahfrid Strabo. Edited by George H. M. Lawrence. 1966. xii, 91 pp.; 4 figs.; 10 two-page pls.; 6 3/4 x 10 5/8". Hard cover. Hunt Facsimile Series, no. 2.

The Hunt Botanical Library: A Decennial Report

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1970. [vii], 45 pp.; 8 figs.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 13 oz. Cloth bound and stiff paper covers. ISBN 0-913196-36-3.

Index to Scientific Names of Organisms Cited in the Linnaean Dissertations together with a Synoptic Bibliography of the Dissertations and a Concordance for Selected Editions

By Robert W. Kiger, Charlotte A. Tancin and Gavin D. R. Bridson. 1999. iii, 300 pp.; 6 b&w figs.; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4"; 3 lbs. Cloth bound. ISBN 0-913196-67-3.

International Register of Specialists and Current Research in Plant Systematics


Compiled and edited by Robert W. Kiger, T. D. Jacobsen and Roberta M. Lilly. 1981. viii, 346 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11". Softcover. ISBN 0-913196-39-8.

The International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records


1987. 64 pp.; 10 tables; 8 1/2 x 11". Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-57-6. Plant Taxonomic Database Standards
 no. 1.

Jeanne Holgate: Paintings and Drawings


Compiled by John V. Brindle. 1973. 16 pp.; 5 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

John Lightfoot: His Work and Travels

By Jean K. Bowden. 1989. 255 pp.; illus.; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4"; 1.5 lbs. Published jointly with the Bentham-Moxon Trust at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Cloth bound. ISBN 0-913196-51-7.

Kate Greenaway: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Original Artworks and Related Materials Selected from the Frances Hooper Collection at the Hunt Institute with Essays by Miss Hooper, Rodney Engen and John Brindle and a Summary Register of the Full Collection


Edited by Robert W. Kiger. Compiled by Bernadette G. Callery, Michael T. Stieber, James J. White and Elizabeth A. Mosimann. 1980. 112 pp.; 34 color, 134 b&w figs; 7 3/4 x 10 1/4"; 1.6 lbs. Printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. Gold-stamped cloth binding, inset color illustration. ISBN 0-913196-33-9.



Linger Golden Light


By Lotte Günthart. 1984. 245 pp.; 81 col., 31 b&w figs.; 1 col. pl. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-46-0.

A Linnaean Keepsake


Edited by Gilbert S. Daniels. 1973. [v], 70 pp.; 11 b&w figs.; 7 7/16 x 10 1/8": 14 oz. Set in Spectrum monotype and printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. Cloth back, marbled paper boards. ISBN 0-913196-15-0.

Natural-History Paintings from Rajasthan


By James J. White and Autumn M. Farole. 1994. 44 pp.; 25 color, 23 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-61-4.

A Northeast Folio


John V. Brindle and James J. White. 1979. 72 pp.; 8 color, 51 b&w figs.; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4"; 11 oz. Limited edition of 750 hand-numbered copies. Stiff portfolio. ISBN 0-913196-22-3.

Nosegays and Bouquets: Flower and Fruit Arrangements in Western Art


By John V. Brindle. 1981. 8 pp.; 8 b&w figs.; 7 x 10 3/4". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

P. J. Redouté

Intro. by Lotte Günthart, text by A. F. Günther Buchheim and André Lawalrée. 1972. Hard portfolio. 21-inch folio with 19 photolithographic reproductions and accompanying text with figures.

Paintings and Drawings by Frederick A. Walpole

By John V. Brindle. 1973. 20 pp.; 11 b&w figs.; 9 x 6". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Paintings and Drawings by Mary Grierson

By John V. Brindle. 1975. 16 pp.; 9 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Paintings for Flower and Gardening Books: Cynthia Newsome-Taylor

By George H. M. Lawrence. 1967. 28 pp.; 17 b&w figs.; 6 x 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Plant Names in Botanical Databases

By Frank A. Bisby. 1994. viii, 30 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 6 oz. Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-62-2. Plant Taxonomic Database Standards
 no. 3.

Plant, Animal & Anatomical Illustration in Art & Science:
 A Bibliographical Guide from the 16th Century to the Present Day

By Gavin D. R. Bridson and James J. White. 1990. xxxvii, 450 pp.; 13 b&w figs.; 8 1/2 x 11"; 4 lbs. Hard cover. ISBN 0-906795-81-8. Published by St. Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, in association with the Hunt Institute.



Plants–Mostly Tropical: An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings by Marion Ruff Sheehan

By John V. Brindle. 1971. 23 pp.; 25 b&w figs.; 6 × 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Portraits of Indian Trees: Arundhati Vartak

By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno. 1999. 44 pp.; 22 col., 13 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-66-5.

Printmaking in the Service of Botany

By Gavin D. R. Bridson and Donald E. Wendel with the assistance of James J. White. 1986. 166 pp.; 41 col., 199 b&w figs.; 8 x 10 1/2"; 2 lbs. Embossed stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-49-5.

The Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Botanical Library: Its Collections, Program & Staff

Edited by George H. M. Lawrence. 1961. viii, 35 pp.; 12 figs., 4 pls.; 7 1/4 x 9 7/8". Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-37-1.

Reflections from the Third Day: Photographic Revelations of Plant Design


By John V. Brindle and James J. White. 1978. 60 pp.; 4 col., 65 b&w figs.; 8 1/2 x 10"; 8 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-20-7.

Register of Pennsylvania Biologists, eds. 1–2


Ed. 1, compiled and edited by T. D. Jacobsen. 1989. 73 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11". Paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-53-3. Ed. 2, compiled and edited by T. D. Jacobsen and Sharon M. Tomasic. 1992. 120 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11". Paper cover. ISBN 0-911239-41-3. Published jointly by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History as Special Publication no. 16.

Register of Pennsylvania Curators


Compiled and edited by James J. White and Sharon M. Tomasic. Published jointly by the Greater Pittsburgh Museum Council and the Hunt Institute.
 1994. 74 pp.; 8 1/2 x 11". Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-59-2.

Sertum Anglicum: Facsimile with Critical Studies and a Translation

By Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle. Edited by George H. M. Lawrence. 1963. xcviii, 36 pp.; 35 pls. (8 double); 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 ". Hard cover. Hunt Facsimile Series, no. 1.



Simple Repair and Preservation Techniques for Collection Curators, Librarians and Archivists, eds. 1–3

By Jean Gunner. Ed. 1, 1980. [13] pp.; illus.; 11 x 8 1/2". Paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-32-0. Ed. 2, 1981. [18] pp.; illus.; 11 x 8 1/2". Paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-35-5. Ed. 3, 1984. 24 pp.; illus.; 11 x 8 1/2"; 6 oz. Paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-44-4.



Spring Exhibition 1969: 
Peter Takal Graphics
, Elfriede M. Abbe Sculptures
 and Norris P. Jones Parchment Arrangements

By John V. Brindle and George H. M. Lawrence. 1969. 26 pp.; 18 b&w figs.; 6 × 9". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

Still-Lifes and Nature Studies from the George J. McDonald Collection

By James J. White and George J. McDonald. 1984. 20 pp.; 8 color figs.; 6 ¼ × 9". Softcover.

Talking in Flowers: Japanese Botanical Art


By John V. Brindle and James J. White. 1982. 96 pp.; 25 color, 68 b&w figs.; 8 1/2 × 10 1/2"; 11 oz. Pictorial paper cover. ISBN 0-91396-40-1.



Thomas Johnson: Botanical Journeys in Kent & Hampstead

Edited by J. S. L. Gilmour. 1972. x, 167 pp.; 42 b&w figs.; 2 fold-out maps; 7 3/4 x 10 3/4". Hard cover. Hunt Facsimile Series, no. 3.

Thomas W. Patterson, Bookbinder


1972. [12] pp.; 3 b&w figs.; 6 3/16 × 9". Stiff paper cover.

The Torner Collection of Sessé & Mociño Biological Illustrations CD-ROM

Catalogue compiled by James J. White, Rogers McVaugh and Robert W. Kiger; Historical Introduction by Rogers McVaugh; Photography, Digital Reproduction and HTML by Frank A. Reynolds. Produced by the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation and The Universal Library; Published by Carnegie Mellon CD Press. 1998. 5 9/16 x 4 7/8"; 4 oz. ISBN 0-913196-60-6.

The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century


Compiled by Bernadette G. Callery and Elizabeth A. Mosimann. Essays by Jean Gunner, Bernard Middleton and Marianne Titcombe. 1979. 120 pp.; 20 color, 72 b&w figs.; 8 1/4 × 11 3/4"; 1.9 lbs. Published jointly with Davis & Warde, Inc., Pittsburgh. Set in Bembo monotype and printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. Pictorial hard cover. ISBN 0-913196-28-2.



Water Colors & Drawings

By Lotte Günthart. 1970. 238 pp., 8 leaves; illus. (some col.); 7 1/4 × 10". Hardbound.

World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, ed. 1 and ed. 2.

First edition: By S. Hollis and R. K. Brummitt. 1992. ix, 104 pp.; 16 maps; 8 1/2 x 11". Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-56-8. Second edition: R. K. Brummitt with assistance from F. Pando, S. Hollis, N. A. Brummitt and others. 2001. xv, 137 pp.; 17 maps; 8 1/2 x 11"; 1 lb. Stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-72-X. Plant Taxonomic Database Standards
 no. 2.

Yuuga: Contemporary Botanical Watercolors from Japan


By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno. 2006. 60 pp.; 55 color, 33 black and white figs.; 8 × 10 1⁄2"; 14 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-81-9.