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The Orchid-Growers Manual. by  Benjamin Samuel Williams - Hardcover - 1894 - from Renaissance Books (SKU: 5622)

The Orchid-Growers Manual.

The Orchid-Growers Manual. by  Benjamin Samuel Williams - Hardcover - 1894 - from Renaissance Books (SKU: 5622)

The Orchid-Growers Manual.

by Williams, Benjamin Samuel

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  • hardcover
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
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London: Victoria and Paradise Nurseries. Fair with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Lacking one preliminary leaf between the title page and the contents page. Amateur cloth tape repairs to joints and along ends of spine. Text block split in middle. Loss of cloth up to 3/4" along edges of corners of boards. Binding shaky. Several gatherings nearly detached. A good working copy. ; xix, 796 + plates + advertisements. Illustrated green cloth boards. All page edges gilt. Seventh edition, enlarged and revised to the present time by Henry Williams. "The cultivation of Orchidaceous plants is no longer exclusively the privledge of the few, now that their nature and requirements are better understood than was the case in former years." - from the introduction.; 8vo .

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Bookseller
Renaissance Books NZ (NZ)
Bookseller Inventory #
5622
Title
The Orchid-Growers Manual.
Author
Williams, Benjamin Samuel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Victoria and Paradise Nurseries
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1894

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About Renaissance Books

We are located in Dunedin, in the South Island of New Zealand. We have in stock over 8,500 books. We are a general antiquarian and out-of-print home-based bookseller, with some particular specialty areas in English literature, Maori, Travel, Tibet, and New Zealand history.

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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
jacket
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text block
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
Gatherings
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
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