Lot 66
  • 66

Warner, Robert, and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
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10,000 USD
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Description

  • <em>The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants. </em>London: S. B. Williams, 1882–1897
Half-title in each volume. Illustration: 527 lithographic plates by John Nugent Fitch (numbered 1–528; one full-sheet), handcolored, printed in colors and finished by hand, or printed in colors, wood-engraved portrait of Williams in Vol IX. 

11 volumes, large 4to (11 7/8 x 9 1/2 in; 302 x 242 mm). Binding: Publisher's brown cloth stamped in gilt and black with title on upper covers and on spine, edges gilt. 



Occasional light spotting, affecting some text leaves and approximately five plates. Extremities somewhat rubbed, small tears at head of spine in three volumes.

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