Boyle, Frederick THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDS: Described and Illustrated with Stories of Orchid-Collecting
London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1901. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Uniform browning to the front and rear endpapers, upper corner tip lightly bumped, else near fine in gilt-stamped dark blue cloth, all edges gilt. Quarto. [x], 274 pages; indexed. Sixteen chromolithographed plates by J. L. Macfarlane.
The Woodlands was the name given by Robert Measures, to his estate in Streatham, England. Measures commissioned Frederick Boyle to write a book on the Woodlands and the history of his favorite orchid plants. A celebrated work in superior condition.