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Orchidelirium

Harold Feinstein

Orchidelirium

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Published by Bulfinch Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Pictorial works,
  • Orchids,
  • Photography of plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarold Feinstein ; introduction by Robert H. Hesse.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.O64 F35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17998797M
    ISBN 10082126205X
    ISBN 109780821262054
    LC Control Number2006004119
    OCLC/WorldCa64065833

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