The Wild Orchids of Britain

The Wild Orchids of Britain

Brooke, Jocelyn

The Bodley Head, 1950

Limited edition of 1140 copies. Folios. 139 pages, 40 color plates.   Drawings from the living plants by Gavin Bone, Muirhead and Stephen Bone.  Hardcover and dust jacket.  Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Some loss to dj. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages.

"Some sixty species of orchid are to be found growing wild in Britain; many of them are rare, some being on the verge of extinction. All of them are described in detail, and with very few exceptions, are illustrated by superb water-colour drawings from the living plant."

This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

  • Product Code: 1812170009
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $74.50
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