Paul Parey, 1896. Hardcover. 198 + 2 pages. Eight chromolithograph plates. A translation of 'About Orchids: A Chat,' first published in London in 1893. First German edition. A very near fine copy, with only the lightest wear to the edges. The decorative gilt cover is bright and vibrant.
Garden Club of Orange and Dutchess Counties, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. 205 pages. This book is based on the manuscript in the British museum. Colden was the first woman botanist of Colonial America. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.