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The Orchid-Grower's Manual

By Williams, Benjamin Samuel




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The Orchid-Growers Manual.

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

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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The Orchid-Grower's Manual : containing descriptions of upwards of nine hundred and thirty species and varieties of orchidaceous plants ; together with notices of their times of flowering, and most approved modes of treatment (Phil Cribb's copy)

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

Upper Holloway, London: Victoria & Paradise Nurseries, 1894. Seventh edition, enlarged. Well illustrated throughout with many fine engraved illustrations and plates (some of them double page, large thick octavovo, pp xx, 796, (i), + 19 pages of adverts, all edges gilt, scattered foxing throughout, front hinge cracking but sound, gilt decorated bevelled cloth, slightly worn, spine rubbed and a bit worn, joints rubbed and creased. [Phil Cribb's copy with his signature opposite the title page.] . Decorative Cloth. Good.

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The Orchid-Growers Manual

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

London: Victoria and Paradise Nurseries, 1871. Cloth bubbled from dampness on upper cover with dampstain evident on front end papers; spine ends with some cloth missing, corners bumped. Edges soiled and stained. Text block relatively clean and tight. . Fourth Revised. Decorative Cloth. Poor/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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THE ORCHID-GROWER'S MANUAL

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

London: Weldon & Wesley, 1973. Modern Reprint. Containing descriptions of the best species and varieties of orchidaceous plants in cultivation; together with notices of their times of flowering, and most approved modes of treatment; also plain and practical instructions relating to the general culture of orchids; and remarks on the heat, moisture, soil, seasons of growth and of rest best suited to the several species and varities. Seventh Edition, enlarged and revised to the present time by Henry Williams. 796 pages, clean and clear. Clean white endpapers, with previous owner's name on the front paste-down endpaper. Green cloth cover with gilt titles on the spine. Corners bumped, light wear to the head and tail of the spine. VG.

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The Orchid-Grower's Manual

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

Upper Holloway, London: Victoria & Paradise Nurseries, 1885. Sixth edition, small thick octavo, pp xiv, 659, (i), + adverts 20pp, well illustrated throughout, rather weak internally, front hinge cracked and a bit weak, rear hinge slightly cracked, ornate decorated cloth, gilt, very slightly rubbed. . Decorative Cloth. Fair.

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Orchid Grower's Manual; 5th Edition

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

London: Victoria & Paradise Nurseries, 1877. 5th Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Good/No dust jacket. 8vo. 336pp, 24pp. illus B&w drawings. incl. folding plates. One folding chromolithographed plate. Original cloth, worn. Covers dull. Front hinge cracked. 1/2" tear at bottom of spine. Chromolitograped plate has short tear.

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The Orchid-Growers Manual: Containing Descriptions Of Upwards Of Two Hundred And Sixty Orchidaceous Plants

Benjamin Samuel Williams

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2007-06-25. Hardcover. Good.

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The Orchid-Grower's Manual

Williams, Benjamin Samuel

London: Victoria & Paradise Nurseries, Upper Holloway, 1877. Fifth edition, enlarged and revised. Folding colour frontispiece (slightly torn at one of the folds), many folding plates of line drawings, small 8vo, pp xii, 336. some foxing and marking throughout, greencloth decorated in black and gilt, a little rubbed and marked, spine head pulled. Becoming weak internally, with several signatures uneven on the fore-edge, but not yet broken. [Contemporary signature on the front endpaper of James Clark, Carleton Hall, Penrith.]. Decorative Cloth. Fair.

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The Orchid Growers Manual

Benjamin Samuel Williams

Victoria and Paradise Nurseries. Good. 1885. Sixth Edition (enlarged and revised). Hardcover. Not stock image as shown; our copy has lincoln green bds with gilt lettering and cascading orchid illustrations to spine and upper panel, black flower leaves, stems and text to upper. Both hinges cracked causing some of the first and last leaves to be loose, tanning to text block edge, wear to spine ends and corners, with sl fraying to some edges, sl surface marks, small hole 1/3 of the way up spine, with sl scuffing to sides of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 659 pages .

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The Orchid-Growers Manual: Containing Descriptions Of Upwards Of Two Hundred And Sixty Orchidaceous Plants

Benjamin Samuel Williams

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2007-06-25. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Orchid-Growers Manual: Containing Descriptions Of Upwards Of Two Hundred And Sixty Orchidaceous Plants

Benjamin Samuel Williams

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2007-06-25. Paperback. Good.

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