Jun 13, 2024 - Sale 2672

Sale 2672 - Lot 171

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(BOTANICAL.) Robert Warner; Benjamin Samuel Williams; Thomas Moore; and John Nugent Fitch. The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants. 527 (of 528) hand-colored or chromo-lithographed plates with corresponding descriptive text leaves. 11 volumes. Folio, 12x10 inches, publisher's gilt and black stamped brown cloth, light wear, sympathetically rebacked; occasional contemporary pencil marginalia, minor foxing and toning, 4 plates with 1½-inch closed tears, preliminaries of volume 9 (i.e., Williams' obituary) with a corner dampstain, plate 57 bound out of order (between 64 and 65), lacking plate 495. London: B.S. Williams, 1882-1897