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Delivery weight: 3.4 kg

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.


Additional product information

Author WARNER, Robert (Plates), WILLIAMS, Benjamin (Text)
Publisher Rare Editions Limited
ISBN Number Nil
Year of Publication 1975
No. of Pages unpaginated - 168
Type of Binding Hardcover bound in red morocco with gilt incription on cover and spine.
Condition Ex libris - from the library of Orchid Species Society of Queensland, Previous owner's name listed on inside of book. Minor foxing to varying degrees through much of the book -- generally good for age. A number of small chips etc in plastic cover - but cover appears virtually undamaged except for two small cuts in top layer of leather on front cover - about 12mm long.
Weight in kg 3.4
Height in mm 450
Width in mm 330
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