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23/11/2021

Orchids

View larger image of 'Wild orchids of the Northeastern United States'Brown & Folsom -  Wild orchids of the Northeastern United States
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to cover (RRP £19.5), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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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
Comments:  (RRP £35), New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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Chan, Lamb, Shim & Wood -  Orchids of Borneo Volume 1
Provides an introduction to the series and covers 100 species mainly of horticulture importance with detailed descriptions, sketches and other information. 22 plates of colour photos. 1994 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 401 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £52), New
Price: £(GBP)39.00
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View larger image of 'Fragrant Orchids A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying'Frowine, Steven -  Fragrant Orchids A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying
Fragrance might not be an attribute we normally associate with orchids, but the author describes and illustrates with a colour photo 110 of the best and more easily available and amenable for cultivation. More than 450 species and hybrids are listed by attributes. 2005 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 200 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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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
Comments: ,  (RRP £30), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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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
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £45), New
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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View larger image of 'Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera'Grove, David -  Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera
Looks at the many hybrids that have been produced within this group of orchids, from the history of their production through the theory of their hybridisation and the criteria for the desired floral outcome. 1995 10 ½ x 7 ½ 241 pages plus 40 pages of colour photos and watercolours.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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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
Comments: ,  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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Keenan, Philip -  Wild Orchids across North America
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to cover (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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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: Wear to the dust wrapper, New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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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
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Wear to dust jacket (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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View larger image of 'Dendrobium & its relatives'Lavarack, Harris & Stocker -  Dendrobium & its relatives
The first part of this book looks at the classification, evolution, ecology and cultivation of the plants, whilst the second part describes and illustrates over 400 species, including at least one in each of the 48 subgroups of Dendrobium, including the most popular as well as l1672 known species. 2000 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 287 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Rittershausen -  The Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids
Covers all aspects of the plants and their uses, well illustrated with colour photos, and written by the people who have done so much to popularise them. 159 pages 2001 9 ¾ x 7 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: American printing, identical to UK edition,  (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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View larger image of 'An Illustrated Survey of Orchid Genera'Sheehan, Tom & Marion -  An Illustrated Survey of Orchid Genera
The magnificent culmination of 25 years work, this book covers over 150 genera. Each is given a full page of description, distribution, cultivation etc, and opposite a full page of botanical drawings of a specie beautifully painted by Marion. A brief introduction covers the overall picture on Orchids. 1994 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 421 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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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
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £32.5), New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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View larger image of 'The Cattleyas and their Relatives: The Debateable Epidendrums'Withner & Harding -  The Cattleyas and their Relatives: The Debateable Epidendrums
A sequel to Withner’s six books on Cattleyas and their relatives, this volume looks at those species which have not yet been split off from the main genus, an gives what information is known about them and what still needs to be ascertained. 2004 10 ½ x 7 ½ 300 pages plus 40 pages of colour photos with 98 illustrations.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £32.5), New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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Wood, J J -  Orchids of Borneo Volume 4
Covers a number of species to be found in the area, with detailed descriptions and botanical sketches and 25 plates of colour photos. Also includes errata and nomenclatural changes from the previous volumes and a revised classification scheme and new keys. 2003 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 314 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £59), New
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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