Sander, Henry & George Moon, W.H. Fitch & A.H. Loch (Artists) ~ Collection of 50 Chromolithographs plates from Reichenbachia Orchids
London: H. Sotheran 1886 - 1894
Collection of 50 first edition chromolithgrpahic plates from Reichenbachia. Generally recognised as the finest orchid plates ever produced, involving 20 different inks and hand finishing in many cases. This collection of 50 plates has one or two faint small spots to most plates, some without some with an odd spot to margin only, but are otherwise generally in excellent condition. All retain an original tissue guard sized to protect the whole leaf, some with extra tissue guard to plate only. They have never been displayed and retain original bright colours, margins are good and edges are very straight and tidy. All are 53 x 39.5 cms.NOTE the plates are all photographed, and are available in smaller lots or individually. Please enquire.
BINDING : Softcover
INVENTORY NUMBER: 108067