The World of Orchids: DUNSTERVILLE, G.C.K.

The World of Orchids


Published by Editoral Lectura Caracas, N.p. [Caracas, Venezuela]: Editoral Lectura Caracas, 1962
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4to. Red cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 102pp. Numerous color illustrations, line drawings. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear, with couple small edge chips. Tight, clean, attractive first edition of this heavily pictorial overview. The reknowned orchid expert and orchid photographer (1905-88) handsomely inscribes and signs the title page in black fineline to another noted photographer: "To Archie Lieberman / With the author's warmest saludos -- / [stylized signature] / Caracas May 1967." ARCHIE LIEBERMAN (1926-2008) is a noted Chicago photographer and author of "Farm Boy." Signed copies of this title are rarely encountered. Bookseller Inventory # 27531

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Title: The World of Orchids

Publisher: Editoral Lectura Caracas, N.p. [Caracas, Venezuela]: Editoral Lectura Caracas, 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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