With Thirty-Two Stunning Chromolithographs of Orchids

    F. Sander. Reichenbachia. Orchids Illustrated and Described. Volume I. St. Albans: F. Sander & Co., 1888.

    Volume I (of 4) of the First Series. Folio. 110 pages of text in English, French, and German. With 32 (of 48) striking color lithographs heightened with gum Arabic.

    Contemporary three-quarter crimson leather over black pebbled cloth with gilt spine titles and four raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Significant wear to binding. Spine almost completely detached. Heavy wear and rubbing to leather. Minor toning (heavier to some) and thumb-soiling to most plates. A few plates with small chips to the bottom corner. Some tissue guards torn. A good copy with beautiful lithographs ripe for display.

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