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WARNER, ROBERT; and WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN. Select Orchidaceous Plants.[First Series]. By Robert Warner ... The notes on culture by Benjamin S. Williams. 40 hand-colored lithographed plates. Folio, 17 1/2x12 1/2 inches, 1/2 red calf, gilt tooled spine, top board separated; plates in fine condition. London: John Edward Taylor for Lovell Reeve & Co., 1862-1865
First edition of the first series of Warner and Williams' beautifully-illustrated large-format work on orchid species. BM (NH) V,p.2266; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) page 149; cf. J.Lewis Walter Hood Fitch page 32; cf. Nissen BBI 2108.
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