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14 Sander - Reichenbachia Orchids Maxillaria Sanderiana 209

€275.00

Description: Sander - Reichenbachia Orchids Maxillaria Sanderiana #25
£250.00
Sander, Henry Frederick Conrad (1847 - 1920): Reichenbachia, Orchids Illustrated and Described.

Henry Sotheran & Co. London 1888

chromolithograph pasted onto thick cardboard; image size 47 x 33 cm; some very slight occasional foxing; occ. some white residue from the tissue guard; cardboard brittle around edges and corners with occ. paper loss; o/w exc. cond.

We are very pleased being able to offer these stunning, life-sized orchid prints for sale which are from a 4 volume work by H.F.C. Sander, containing 192 prints. They are from the Volume 1 of the Imperial edition which was limited to 100 copies; this is from copy no. 27. In contrast to the later editions, the prints are pasted onto cardboard and the title are outside the print. The Imperial edition is much rarer and more sought after than the later Moon edition!

Sander was a German born nurseryman from Bremen who later settled in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, dedicating his life to the growing of orchids. He named his monumental work after the great orchidologist Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach.

de Belder 318, Nissen 1722.
  • Number: 2090109 (2062)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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