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07/06/2022

Orchids

View larger image of 'The Classic Cattleyas'Chadwick & Chadwick -  The Classic Cattleyas
Written by a father and son team, who are well known in the American society and now run a nursery, this book describes the larger flowered species and cultivars, how to cultivate them and future hybridising possibilities. 2006 10 ¾ x 7 ½ 251 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Masdevallias - Gems of the Orchid World'Gerritsen & Parsons -  Masdevallias - Gems of the Orchid World
A comprehensive book on these striking Orchids, which starts with their history in cultivation, through botany, growing, propagation and hybridisation, showing, relates genera and their classification before describing selected species and hybrids, very well illustrated with colour photos. l 2005 10 ¼ x 7 ¾ 299 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Orchids'Griffiths, Mark -  Orchids
Telling the history of the introduction of exotic Orchids to cultivation, this is a substantial book sumptuously illustrated with large (many full or near full page) reproduction of the paintings commissioned by the RHS since 1897 of their award winning plants. 2002 12 ¾ x 11 336 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Huntleyas and Related Orchids'Harding, Patricia -  Huntleyas and Related Orchids
The first book to treat these attractive plants in such detail, it provides the grower with all the information they need to select which plants to grow – aided by 48 pages of colour photos - and how to grow them. 2008 10 ½ x 7 ½ 260 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Hermans, Du Puy,Cribb and Bosser -  Orchids of Madagascar Second Edition
Concise descriptions are supplemented with 64 plates of colour photos illustrate 250 species along with line drawings of new species. Extensive bibliography. 2007 11 ¼ x 8 398 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Manufacturing fault caused top of front of dust jacket to be folded down in a curve - about 5mm at its maximum. An annoying fault as otherwise still in its original shrink wrap. (RRP £110), New
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Kaiser, Roman -  The Scent of orchids: Olfactory and chemical investigations
Whilst somewhat technical the author has tried to make the information understandable to non specialists. Very well illustrated with 150 colour photos. 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 259 pages 1993
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight knock to corner, Second hand book – please see important information
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Koopowitz -  Orchids & their Conservation
An overview of the biology, ecology, distribution, destruction and conservation of orchids across the world. 2001 10 x 7 ½ 176 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Damaged dust wrapper, New
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Kramer -  Botanical Orchids
This book concentrates on the species first introduced in to cultivation, rather than the later hybrids, and covers their botany, environment and cultivation before detailing with many attractive species, all well illustrated with sketches and many colour photos and pictures. 1998 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 222 pages
 
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Comments: Wear to dust jacket (RRP £19.99), New
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View larger image of 'The Cattleyas and their Relatives vol 6 - The South American Encyclia species'Withner -  The Cattleyas and their Relatives vol 6 - The South American Encyclia species
Whilst a somewhat technical book, there is plenty of readable information about these plants. 194 pages plus 28 pages of 72 colour photos. 2000 10 ½ x 7 ½
 
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Comments:  (RRP £32.5), New
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