Pp. 139, color frontis + 40 full page color plates by G. Bone. Publisher's gilt-decorated wine red cloth, dust jacket, sm folio. This first edition is limited to 1140 numbered copies, this being #942. Presents 60 species of orchids known to inhabit Great Britain, some on the verge of extinction. The plates are superbly reproduced in seven-color lithography. Small inscription on front endpaper.
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