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$300 - $500

Title:
Orchids: The Royal Family of Plants

Author:
Miner, Harriet Stewart

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Lee & Shepard

Date:
1885

Description:
90 pp. With 24 chromolithgraphed plates drawn from nature by Miner. 13¾x10¼, original pictorial cloth, rebacked with modern cloth, new endpapers. First Edition,. The first book on orchids with color plates by an American artist; the superb plates were engraved on stone and printed by the Hatch Lithographic Company of New York.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers soiled and rubbed, corners worn; several plates detached with chips to edges, light offsetting to the text from the plates, else very good.


 
Item number:
125497
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