The Woodlands Orchids described and illustrated with stories of orchid-collecting
The Woodlands Orchids described and illustrated with stories of orchid-collecting

BOYLE, Frederick . The Woodlands Orchids described and illustrated with stories of orchid-collecting.

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BOYLE, Frederick . The Woodlands Orchids described and illustrated with stories of orchid-collecting. Macmillan and Co. Ltd. 1901.

Large 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering and vignette of flower to front, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt; pp. x + 274, 16 chromolithograph plates; small marks to front board, a little browning to endpapers, otherwise very bright, very good.
First edition. A key British text on orchids by Boyle (1841-1914), an author and orchid fancier who was commissioned by Robert Measures to catalogue and describe the orchid collection at The Woodlands, his estate at Streatham in south-west London.

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