Icones Orchideum Austro-Africanarum Extra-Tropicarum;

BOLUS Harry (1917.)

£3500.00  [First Edition]

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or Figures, with Descriptions, of Extra-Tropical South African Orchids.First edition. 3 vols. 300 chromolithograph plates. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt, very slightly rubbed. London, William Wesley and Son, 1893-

Rare. Of the 250 sets printed only half were made avaliable to the public.

"The coloured drawings of the orchids are very beautiful and there is an ample letter press description of the varieties" (Mendelssohn). Nissen BBI, 197; Mendelssohn I, p149.

Stock Code: 196956

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