January 15, 2020 01:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described

by F. Sander (Henry Frederick Conrad Sander, German, 1847-1920), St. Albans: F. Sander & Co. Orchid Growers and Importers, printed by London: J. French, printer, 1888-1892, four volumes, all bound in three quarter leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers with four small book dealer stickers (Maruzen Tokyo), with five raised bands, and morocco spine labels, 192 exceptionally fine chromolithographed plates (complete), [Great Flower Books], page 135, 21-1/8 x 16 in.   


Provenance:Collection from an Important American Family


extremities worn on all four volumes, with some losses to leather, corners bumped, marbled paper boards slightly rubbed, Volume I Second series with major loss to marbled paper board, as usual in the second series some of the plates have adhered to the text with corresponding residual bleeding and loss, approximately 40 plates from both Volume I Second Series and Volume II Second Series have areas where tissue stuck to portions of the plate image

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