The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants

By: Williams, Benjamin Samuel

Price: £65.00

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Fourth edition,revised and enlarged. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine and gilt decoration of an orchid to the front cover. Pale yellow endpapers. Condition: Fair to good, covers are generally shelfworn to edges, with some bumping to spine and cover corners. Front cover joint cloth split but holding firmly. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. No inscriptions. A small nick to the edge of the title page. Very light foxing to tile page otherwise text clean. 300pp. plus 24pp. period advertisements. 17 b/w illustrations. This book is a thorough manual on orchid cultivation, published at a time when orchid-growning was becoming increasingly popular for the amateur gardener. It includes sections on orchid houses, propagation and varieties. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Title: The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants

Author Name: Williams, Benjamin Samuel

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: London, Victoria and Paradise Nurseries: 1871

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 004151

Keywords: ORCHID,