These books are from the famous botanist Victor Cutter, wife Lois, and daughter Ann Cutter collection. A portion of each one of these books sold will be donated to the American Orchid Society. All books are described to my best ability. Purchaser to pay all shipping costs.
Our Native Orchids - A series of drawings from nature of all the species found in the Northeastern United States- William Hamilton Gibson and Helena Leeming Jelliffe USED Doubleday, Page and Company, published June, 1905. Hardcover, green, normal damage to top and bottom of spine, some yellowing of interior pages, no dog ears, no pages missing, no torn pages. Very good condition. $30.00
The Orchids Natural History and Classification, Robert Dressler, 1982 Harvard University Press. Hardback book with original paper dust jacket. No dog ears, no missing pages, and no tears. The original cloth book cover is in excellent condition. Iniside very good condition. Inside book is signed by Ann Cutter. $10.00
Orchid Care, A guide to cultivation and breeding by Walter Richter, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1977 Note: This book was originally published in German under the title: ORCHIDEEN plegen - vermehren - zuchten by Neumann Verlag, Radebeul, GDR Outside jacket is in good condition with a couple of creases at upper and lower book margins. Original cloth book cover shows a picture of Laelia prestans and is in very good condition. No dog ears, no torn pages, no missing pages. Pages show aging discoloration with heaviest concentration on upper page margins while book is closed. 122 pages. $40.00
A Complete Manual of Orchid Culture-Orchids are Easy to Grow, Harry Logan and Lloyd Cosper, 1960 Prentice-Hall, Inc. This hardback book is signed by Lois Cutter, the wife of the late Victor M. Cutter. 312 pages. Dust Jacket shows damage to edges and there is a taped place on the rear cover. Cloth spine only shows discolortion and top and bottom. Book shows yellowing of age with higher concentrations on upper page edges when closed. $5.00