Cool Orchids and How to Grow Them With a Descriptive list of all the Best Species in Cultivation
London: Robert Hardwicke, 1874. A lovely copy of this first edition. green cloth with gilt titles and border to the front board. Frontis engraving of an Orchid House (complete with waterfall). 4 beautifully hand coloured plates and black and white engraved vignettes and illustrations throughout. The cloth is in very nice clean condition, with just a little bumping to the top of the spine. Internally clean, but very slightly darkened. iv. 160 pages. 180 by 120mm (7 by 4¾ inches).