By Steve Manning. Travel back in time to the early days of orchid discovery, collection, commerce, and botanical description. Many first-hand accounts, famous color prints and documents, plus lively text fill each page.
The open pages shown above cover Nathaniel Ward and his introduction of "The Wardian Case" as well as a section on Cattleya loddigesii. Even one or two pages is just right before turning in for the night.
Signed and unsigned copies available. 2010. Hardcover. 669 pages.
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