The Orchid Growers Manual, Third Edition
Containing Brief Descriptions of Upwards of Seven hundred species and varieties of orchidaceous plants
“Notices of their times of flowering, and most approved modes of treatment; Also, plain and practical instructions relating to the general culture of orchids; and remarks on the heat, moisture, soil, and seasons of growth and rest best suited to several species.”
Written by Benjamin Samuel Williams, F.R.H.S.
Third Edition, London, 1868
Published at Victoria and Paradise Nursery. Holloway
* Clothbound 250 page volume filled with orchid species and variety descriptions. At back of book are advertisements for related products. A very interesting read to see what growing conditions are still valued today.
* Overall size is 5 ½” wide x 8” tall. Approximately 1” thick.
* Rebound at some point using the original green cloth, over a new spine/binding. New endpapers at same time. No loose pages.
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