Category: Orchids


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The manual of cultivated orchid species

By: Bechtel, H., Cribb, P., Launert, E.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, Poole, 1981

Margin of t.p. soiled, else v.g. 444 pp. View more info

The culture of greenhouse orchids: old system and new

By: Boyle, F.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1902

Edition: 1st edition

Spine a bit rubbed, no inscriptions, 3 col. plates, incl. frontispiece; 50 monochrome illustrations. xii, 231, (12) pp. View more info

Cool orchids and how to grow them

By: Burbidge, F.W.

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London: Robert Hardwicke, 1874

Edition: 1st edition

Tissue guard to frontispiece foxed and detached; all edges gilt; browing of last printed page caused by reaction with end paper. Despite these minor defects, an attractive copy with some hand-coloured plates. (8), 160 pp. View more info

Australian native orchids in colour

By: Cady, L. & Rotherham, E.R.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Reed, 1981

Edition: Reprint of 1970 edition

Bookplate of W. Ingwersen. View more info

The orchid review: Vol. 47

By: Curtis, C.H. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Orchid Review Ltd., London, 1939

Slight edge wear. 344 pp. View more info

A revised flora of Malaya, vol. 1: Orchids of Malaya

By: Holttum, R.E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Singapore, 1953

Edition: 2nd edition

Jacket frayed and chipped, in protective wrapper. Ownership stamps on ffep and t.p. Slight shelf-wear. v, 793 pp. View more info


By: Kupper, W. & Linsenmaier, W.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Nelson, 1961

Edition: 1st English edition

Near fine condition; just a hint of spotting to fore-edge. 128 pp. View more info

Orchids of Britain: a field guide

By: Lang, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Little used. Owner's discreet stamp on front pastedown. (8), 213 pp. View more info

Orchids of Vanuatu

By: Lewis, B. & Cribb, P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1989

Edition: 1st edition

As new. xi, 171 pp. View more info

Amateur's guide to the cultivation of orchids: how to grow them

By: Mansell, W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansell & Hatcher, Rawdon, n.d.

Staples rusted, cover soiled. 46 pp. View more info

Travels and adventures of an orchid hunter (etc.)

By: Millican, A.

Price: £240.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1891

Ex-library copy, rebound in cloth with partially removed bookplate, some edge wear and hinges starting. xv, 222 pp. View more info


By: O'Brien, James; Pearson, R. Hooper (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Edinburgh & London, n.d. (1911)

Edition: Present-day gardening

Photograph adhered to front board. Foxing to page edges and t.p., fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed (as issued?). (14), 114 pp. View more info

100 beautiful Himalayan orchids and how to grow them

By: Pradhan, U.C. & S.C.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Primulaceae Books, 1997

Edition: 1st edition

Wrapper sl. soiled. Signed, apparently by one of the authors, on ffep. Illustrated with col. photos. 132 pp. View more info

List of awards (orchids) given by the Society from 1859-1915 inclusive

By: Royal Horticultural Society

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Royal Horticultural Society, 1926

Cover dulled, corners bumped. 81 pp., semi-interleaved with lined blank pages alternating with the printed ones. View more info

The orchids of New South Wales

By: Rupp, H.M.R.

Price: £64.00

Publisher: National Herbarium, Sydney, 1943

Jacket torn and chipped; owner's inscription on front pastedown. Internally a tidy copy. View more info