Introduction To The World Of Orchids

G C K Dunsterville

Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1964
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Introduction To The World Of Orchids by G C K Dunsterville. Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardbound in Glassine Protected DJ. Size 4to. Condition: Nr Fine in Good DJ. Discarded Library Book. 103 Pgs. LCCN 64-10499. Written for the layman, the author outlines the background of this great and romantic group of plants. Orchids grow from the Equator to Greenland, at seal level and at 14,000 fee, in swamp and in desert, in forest and grassland, on rocks, on trees, on the ground, and in the water. While the orchids described in this book are native to Venezuela, where an excellent cross section of New World tropical orchids can be found, they are introduced plants in North America, and all of them can be grown here. The author describes the climate preferred by each species he discusses and in come cases gives general hints about cultivation. Full-color photographs accompanies the text. Description text copyright 2007 BooksForComfort. Item ID 13550. Bookseller Inventory # 13550

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Title: Introduction To The World Of Orchids

Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardback

Illustrator: G C K Dunsterville

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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