A Manual of Orchidaceous Plants Cultivated Under Glass in the British Isles (Two volumes)

By: Veitch, James H.

Price: £1,000.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


1887-1894. Ten parts (seperately paginated) issued in two bound volumes, very well illustrated with 72 plates (including 23 double sided, and 3 folding), 13 coloured maps (including 10 folding), and many other text engravings, pp 160, 82, 104, 134, 108, 194, 80, 137, 142, 108 + glossary, a little slight foxing and spotting here and there, a small contemporary magazine article on Masdevallia has been neatly bound in on a stub, several more in the Cyprepedium section, a contemporary inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, decorated brown cloth showing only very slight signs of use, a tiny snag to the spine of the first volume near the lower joint, otherwise very good. [One of the most luxurious of all practical orchid books; possibly the best set I have ever had in stock.]

Title: A Manual of Orchidaceous Plants Cultivated Under Glass in the British Isles (Two volumes)

Author Name: Veitch, James H.

Categories: Orchids, Victorian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Royal Exotic Nursery, 544, King's Road, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons:

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 012618