Frederick Sander: The Orchid King

By: Swinson, Arthur

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Black hardcover with titles in gilt on spine and the authors signature in gilt to the lower right corner of the front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, covers of the jacket are quite sunned, turning the original mauve background colour fuschia pink, the jacket is also generally shelfworn to the edges with two one inch tears to the lower spine edges. Not price-clipped. 252pp. Numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Some two hundred species of orchid are named after Frederick Sander, who emigrated from Bremen to England in 1847. He was issued with a royal warrant as grower of orchids to Queen Victoria, and was famous all over the world as "The Orchid King". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Frederick Sander: The Orchid King

Author Name: Swinson, Arthur

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1970

ISBN Number: 0340105119

ISBN Number 13: 9780340105115

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 003459

Keywords: ORCHID,