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Harry Bolus - THE ORCHIDS OF SOUTH AFRICA, 3 VOLUMES

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Harry Bolus - THE ORCHIDS OF SOUTH AFRICA, 3 VOLUMES

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THE ORCHIDS OF SOUTH AFRICA: ICONES ORCHIDEARUM AUSTRO-AFRICANARUM EXTRA-TROPICARUM; FIGURES, WITH DESCRIPTIONS, OF EXTRA-TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICAN ORCHIDS, 3 VOLUMES

by Harry Bolus

London: William Wesley and Son, 1896, 1911 & 1913

FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo, volume I part 1 absent, partially coloured and B&W plates, rebound with new boards and original front and spine cloth, bookplate and library stamps of Cape Orchid Society, library card paste in; foxing on text block edges, first and last few pages; some foxing in margin of a few plates, additional pencil notes and commentary on 1 page in Volume I Part 1

Volume I Part 2: 50 plates with unpaginated text + [iii] index + [2] appendix + [ii] contents + [1] errata pp; Volume II: frontis, vi + unpaginated text + 100 plates + [iii] index pp; Volume III: corrigenda slip + [iv] + unpaginated text + [iii] index pp + 100 plates

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THE ENDANGERED CAPE ORCHID PROJECT
Proceeds to benefit the Endangered Cape Orchid Project of the Cape Orchid Society. The Project endeavors to protect and repopulate the Cape Floristic Region with indigenous orchids that are threatened, endangered or critically endangered. The ultimate aim of the Project is to reintroduce one million orchids throughout the Western Cape over the next 20 to 30 years.

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Auction Date: 8th Jun 2021 at 10am

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