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A really lovely bright and colourful antique chromolithograph entitled "The Boy's Own Orchid House: or Cool House Orchids and How to Grow Them" which illustrates numerous varieties of Orchids. Drawn for the 'Boy's Own Paper' by John Allen. This illustration comes from a late Victorian/early Edwardian publication of "The Boy's Own Paper". No date - Circa 1890/1912. NO KEY/Text to the print. The centre crease line, where the print was folded into the book, has split apart and has been closed on the reverse with clear Archive tape. Loss to the bottom left hand blank corner of the margin but not affecting the print or text. SIZE of PRINT Only = 14.3" x 9.4" (c. 36cm x 24 cm) NOT including the plain border or Titles/Publisher. Drawn by John Allen. The Victorians did some beautiful colour printing and this is a wonderful example. See Images. ; Oblong Folio 14" - 15" tall
Title: The Boy's Own Orchid House - Double Page Chromolithographic ORIGINAL Print from ' the Boys Own Paper' Circa 1890/1912.
Illustrator: Illustrated by John Allen
Edition: Presumed First UK Edition
Publisher: London, Chromolithographed in Holland By Emrik & Binger: 1910
Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 114947
Keywords: The Boy's Own Orchid House - Double Page Chromolithographic ORIGINAL Print From ' The Boys Own Paper' Circa 1890/1912. Chromolithographed In Holland By Emrik & Binger This Illustration Comes From The Late Victorian/early Edwardian Publication "the Boy's Own Paper".