This is a facsimle edition of 40 plates from publications 1862 - 1865 by Robert Warner. With each plate there is one to two pages of text by Benjamin S. Williams. Names etc have been updated to assist in recognising the orchids illustrated.
This edition has been limited to 1000 copies, of which this copy is No 55. This copy has an inscription listing that is has been prepared for Ron J. Williamson. It also has a gilt inscription on the front cover listing that "this book was presented to the Orchid Specie Society by Ron J. Williamson on 19-12-1975".
The book was from the library of the Orchid Species Society Queensland.