Title THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDS: Described and Illustrated with Stories of Orchid-Collecting
Book Condition 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.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1901.
Seller ID 56684.00
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.
Horticulture. Gardens and Gardening. Orchids. Antiquarian.