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Orchids - The Original Classic Edition By James O’Brien
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The author is one of the greatest Orchid specialists the world has known. As a practical cultivator in the old Pine Apple Nurseries of Messrs. Henderson, he had the good fortune to flower many... More > species for the first time after their introduction, and ever since those early days he has continued to specialise in these plants. He was secretary of the Orchid Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society, and in he was included in the first sixty horticulturists who were selected to receive the Victoria Medal of honour in commemoration of the Queen's Jubilee.< Less
Orchids - The Original Classic Edition By James O’Brien
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The author is one of the greatest Orchid specialists the world has known. As a practical cultivator in the old Pine Apple Nurseries of Messrs. Henderson, he had the good fortune to flower many... More > species for the first time after their introduction, and ever since those early days he has continued to specialise in these plants. He was secretary of the Orchid Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society, and in he was included in the first sixty horticulturists who were selected to receive the Victoria Medal of honour in commemoration of the Queen's Jubilee.< Less
The Plague at Marseilles Consider'd With Remarks Upon the Plague in General, Shewing Its Cause and Nature of Infection, with Necessary Precautions to Prevent the Speading of That Direful Distemper By Richard Bradley
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Bradley FRS (1688 – 5 November 1732) was an English... More > naturalist specialising in botany. He published important works on ecology, horticulture, and natural history.Little is known about Bradley's childhood aside from an early interest in gardening and the fact that he lived in the vicinity of London, a city at the time with many amateur naturalists. Though Bradley lacked a university education, his first publication, Treatise of Succulent Plants, gained him traction with influential patrons like James Petiver and later, Hans Sloane. With their support, he was proposed and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1712, at the age of 24.In 1714, Bradley visited the Netherlands and took an interest in horticulture. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Bradley_(botanist)< Less