Lot 15
  • 15

Woolward, Florence H.

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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Description

  • The Genus Masdevallia. Issued by the Marquess of Lothian… chiefly from plants in his collection of orchids at Newbattle Abbey… with additional notes by F.C. Lehmann. London and Grantham: R.H. Porter and Lyne and Son, [1890]-1896
  • paper
9 parts (all published) bound in one volume, folio (432 x 305mm.), dedication leaf, errata leaf, double-page lithographed map of Central and South America, 87 hand-coloured lithographed plates, one double-page, wood-engraved head-pieces, contemporary green half morocco, spine gilt, gilt edges, some spotting and foxing, affecting text more than plates, inkstamps to title, plates and some text (mostly marginal)

Provenance

Worthing Public Library, bookplate, inkstamps, presented by W.H.B. Fletcher

Literature

Great Flower Books, p.81; Nissen BBI 2185; Stafleu TL2 18.284
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