Orchids: Royal Family of Plants 1885 Miner 24 chromo color floral plates bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Orchids: The Royal Family of Plants. With Illustrations from Nature by Harriet Stewart Miner.
Published 1885, Boston by Lee and Shepard Publishers.
90 pages. Text in English. With 24 chromo-lithographed plates.
Publisher's gilt pictorial cloth binding, gilt title lettering, all edges gilt.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cloth a bit rubbed and worn in spots, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, plates clean, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 14 1/4" H x 11 3/4" W.