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The Orchid Grower's Manual

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Product description

Published in 1894 at the Victoria and Paradise Nurseries. The Orchid Grower's Manual, containing descriptions of the best species and varieties of Orchidaceous plants in cultivation; together with notices of their times of flowering, and most approved modes of treatment; also, plain and practical instructions relating to the general culture of Orchids; and remarks on the heat, moisture, soil, seasons of growth and of rest best suited to the several species and varieties. With numerous illustrations. Seventh Edition.

Good condition hardback, with gilt titles and decoration to the front board and the spine, with the gilt on the spine tarnished and faded. All edges of the block are gilt. Shelf wear and rubbing to the corners of the covers and to the top and tail of the spine. Internally there is some light foxing but the text is unobscured clear and legible. Previous owner's inscription to the title page, dated 1902.

Item details

Added value:
Numerous illustrations
Author(s):
Williams, Benjamin Samuel
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
6½" x 9½"
Edition:
Seventh
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
796
Publisher:
Victoria and Paradise Nurseries
Title:
The Orchid Grower's Manual

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Published in 1894 at the Victoria and Paradise Nurseries. The Orchid Grower's Manual, containing descriptions of the best species and varieties of Orchidaceous plants in cultivation; together with notices of their times of flowering, and most approved modes of treatment; also, plain and practical instructions relating to the general culture of Orchids; and remarks on the heat, moisture, soil, seasons of growth and of rest best suited to the several species and varieties. With numerous illustrations. Seventh Edition.

Good condition hardback, with gilt titles and decoration to the front board and the spine, with the gilt on the spine tarnished and faded. All edges of the block are gilt. Shelf wear and rubbing to the corners of the covers and to the top and tail of the spine. Internally there is some light foxing but the text is unobscured clear and legible. Previous owner's inscription to the title page, dated 1902.

Added value:
Numerous illustrations
Author(s):
Williams, Benjamin Samuel
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
6½" x 9½"
Edition:
Seventh
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
796
Publisher:
Victoria and Paradise Nurseries
Title:
The Orchid Grower's Manual

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