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Tulipomania - The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passions it aroused, Dash, Mike
Tulipomania - The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passions it aroused

Garden Colour, Waterfield, Margaret             et al
Garden Colour

The Home Gardener's Year - Week by Week, Brett (F.R.H.S.), Walter
The Home Gardener's Year - Week by Week

England is a Garden, Hamilton, Catherine
England is a Garden

The Larger Species of Rhododendron, Cox, Peter A.
The Larger Species of Rhododendron

Gardening with Stone, Stevenson, Violet
Gardening with Stone

The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden, Andrews, Jonathan ;   Huxley, Anthony         (ed)
The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden

The Living Garden - A Practical Guide to Attracting and Conserving Garden Wildlife, Chinery, Michael
The Living Garden - A Practical Guide to Attracting and Conserving Garden Wildlife

 

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Carnations and All Dianthus, Allwood (F.L.S.), Montagu C.;   Alesworth, F.W.
1 Carnations and All Dianthus
Allwood (F.L.S.), Montagu C.; Alesworth, F.W.. Allwood Bros., Haywards Heath, third edition, Hardback, 216mm x165mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, xxxii prelims, 380+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Spine and boards bumped but clean. Block edges darkened with some foxing, pages and plates basically clean. Book feels flimsy as a likely wartime/austerity production. Dustwrapper is generally worn and frayed at edges, also grubby in places. No date given for this third edition of Allwood's guide to Carnations, with a Foreword by Alesworth, but all indications suggest mid-late 1940s. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Flower, carnation, dianthus. 8019

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The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden, Andrews, Jonathan ;   Huxley, Anthony         (ed)
2 The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden
Andrews, Jonathan ; Huxley, Anthony (ed). Webb & Bower - Michael Joseph, London, 1986. first edition, Hardback, 236mm x 185mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Edith Holden. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper has been handled over years, light wear to edge, front flap clipped with price sticker. Rather lovely month-by-month guide to creating and maintaining a wild flower garden, illustrated with paintings from Edith Holden's huge-selling "Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady." Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Edwardian, season, bluebell, daisy. 14558

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The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge, Batey, Mavis
3 The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge
Batey, Mavis. Macmillan, London, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 4to blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Hugh Palmer. Near Fine/Very Good. A lavishly illustrated tour of the beautiful gardens to be found in the great University cities of England, set in their historic context as influences on some of the great men and women of British intellectual history. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Oxford, Cambridge, gardens, stories. 2206

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4 A Garden Timepiece
Bell, M.G. Kennedy. Hutchinson, London, Hardback, 22cm x 14cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 223+pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine colour and titles faded but boards nice and clean, block darkened by age, edges grubby and differential fading to endpapers, also exposure of binding adjacent to same. No date or edition given for this rather lovely season-by-season guide to gardening. Perhaps 1920 +/- 15 years? Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Gardening, plants, digging. 9453

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The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants, Bellamy, David
5 The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants
Bellamy, David. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1984. first edition, Hardback, 307mm x 217mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Lyon. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight, bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Top block edge just a little darkened. Dustwrapper (now protected) has just a little wear along top edge, front flap clipped. Superb illustrated guide to the plants of what is effectively a royal nature reserve in the middle of London, with text by then-celebrity botanist Bellamy and original painting illustrations by Lyon. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Buckingham, nature, Bellamy This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 917

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The Home Gardener's Year - Week by Week, Brett (F.R.H.S.), Walter
6 The Home Gardener's Year - Week by Week
Brett (F.R.H.S.), Walter. C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1944. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 177mm blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 3rd impression, , 260pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Fair. Book is a wartime product, now bumped and scuffed on exterior, general light wear from handling, just a little foxing around edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear and chipping around edges with some loss, also darkened by age. Illustrated guide to "What to do in the flower, fruit and vegetable garden each week, and how to do it." Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: weeding, pruning, planting, sowing. 15180

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Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society, Brickell, Christopher
7 Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society
Brickell, Christopher. Pavilion Books, London, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 270mm x 197mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean. Still has RHS sticker on front. Brickell's personal guide to over 300 popular garden plants. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Brickell, Horticultural, garden, plants. 5984

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The Charm of The English Garden, Calthrop, Dion Clayton
8 The Charm of The English Garden
Calthrop, Dion Clayton. Bracken Books, London, 1985. first thus, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 240pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Beatrice Parsons. et al. Very Good/Very Good. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper has some very slight shelfwear. Inner flap square clipped. Facsimilie reprint of classic 1910 volume which takes a leisurely ramble through the English garden, with 32 watercolour illustrations. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: England, garden, Roman, almanac. 4992

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The Living Garden - A Practical Guide to Attracting and Conserving Garden Wildlife, Chinery, Michael
9 The Living Garden - A Practical Guide to Attracting and Conserving Garden Wildlife
Chinery, Michael. Dorling Kindersley, London, 1986. first edition, Hardback, 243mm x 167mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Hardback is clean with minimal wear from handling, just a handful of foxing spots to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling, front flap clipped. A thorough illustrated tour of garden habitats from flower beds to ponds, with advice on the flora and fauna to be found therein. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: flora, fauna, hedge, shrub. 14555

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Dwarf Rhododendrons, Cox, Peter A.
10 Dwarf Rhododendrons
Cox, Peter A.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 8vo olive cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 296pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/. Block a little darkened with age. Adhesive residue to endpapers from d/w flaps opposite. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has fading beneath clear adhesive tape on flaps. Otherwise clean with minimal wear. Detailed, marvellously illustrated guide to a very specific horticultural art. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Rhododendron, dwarf, garden. 6512

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The Larger Species of Rhododendron, Cox, Peter A.
11 The Larger Species of Rhododendron
Cox, Peter A.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1979. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 352+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book has been handled but still clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper has some wear from handling with creasing to bottom 1/3 of front cover. An authoritative illustrated guide to the larger species of rhododendron with botanical descriptions and guides to cultivation. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: weedkiller, shrub, habitat, flora. 14576

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Tulipomania - The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passions it aroused, Dash, Mike
12 Tulipomania - The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passions it aroused
Dash, Mike. Victor Gollancz, London, 1999. first edition, Hardback, 195mm x 134mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxi prelims, 298+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear, spine colour faded. Page-turning account of the 1636 tulip boom in the Netherlands. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: bubble, speculation, market, Holland. 15183

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The Peat Garden and its Plants, Evans, Alfred
13 The Peat Garden and its Plants
Evans, Alfred. J.M. Dent, London, 1974. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 164pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Dustwrapper has shelfwear resulting in fraying and along top and bottom of front. Also fading along edges. The first book ever to be devoted to the art of peat gardening, offering advice and inspiration for the peat gardener, fully illustrated with images of those plants which flourish in a peat environment. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Gardens, peat, flowers, plants. 2203

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The Garden - An English Love Affair - One Thousand Years of Gardening, Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jane
14 The Garden - An English Love Affair - One Thousand Years of Gardening
Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jane. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 194mm green hard card boards, gilt titles, first edition, 360pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is in near fine condition. Dustwrapper is near fine. Superbly illustrated throughout, this is a fine single-volume history of English gardens, gardeners and gardening in the Second Millennium. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Capability, landscape, formal, flower This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 11957

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Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide, Green, Roy
15 Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide
Green, Roy. Alpine Garden Society, Woking, Surrey, 1976. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 163pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but has no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Detailed guide to the genus Primula. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Primula, primrose, gardener. 5003

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England is a Garden, Hamilton, Catherine
16 England is a Garden
Hamilton, Catherine. Select Editions, Devizes, 1989. first thus, Hardback, 260mm x 196mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 3rd impression, , 72pp. Colour illustrations.Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. A delightful little wayfarer's tour of England in search of her finest flowers and plants, lovingly illustrated with 47 full-colour pencil drawings with accompanying text by Hamilton. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: bloom, flower, garden, plant. 14577

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New Green World, Herbst, Josephine ;   Sackville-West, Vita
17 New Green World
Herbst, Josephine ; Sackville-West, Vita. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1954. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 272pp. Good +/Fair. Book has been read over years. Block edges darkened with some foxing. Spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected( has general light shelfwear, spine bumped, rear stained. Recollection of John Bartram's 1743 Expedition into America which revealed much of American plant life for the wider world. Foreword by Vita Sackville-West. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Bartram, America, plants. 4993

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The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden, Huxley, Anthony ;   Andrews, Jonathan         (ed)
18 The Country Diary Book of Creating a Wild Flower Garden
Huxley, Anthony ; Andrews, Jonathan (ed). Webb & Bower, Exeter, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 180mm decorated boards, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Fair. Book is tight and clean but has been dampened along bottom edge which has caused crinkling but no unsightly staining. Dustwrapper has also been affected by damp source and has wear from handling also and a little staining. Illustrated with paintings by Edith Holden from her famous "Country Fiary of an Edwardian Lady, " this is Andrews' month-by-month guide to creating a wild flower gardem edited and introduced b y Huxley. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: seasons, flowers, weeds, horticulture. 11955

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Plant Names Simplified, Johnson, A. T. ;   Smith, H. A.
19 Plant Names Simplified
Johnson, A. T. ; Smith, H. A.. Collingridge, London, 1951. second edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, red titles, second edition, 4th impression, , viii prelims, 120pp. Very Good/Good +. Block solid, with foxing to block edges and discolouring of age to top of block. Boards excellent escept very slight fading at base of spine. Dustwrapper has slight shelfwear to top, fading around edges, slight foxing to the back and the spine is slightly discoloured and stained. A timeless compact work of reference, giving the derivation of all well-known (and some lesser-known) plant names, using the standard generic and specific classification Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Plants, names, genus, species. 2202

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Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables, Roberts, Jonathan
20 Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables
Roberts, Jonathan. Harper Collins, London, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 205mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 228pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Gift Inscription. Book is near fine. Owner stamp on front endpaper. Dustwrapper has been handled and has very slight shelfwear. Lavishly illustrated volume tracing the history of human cultivation of over 40 fruits and vegetables. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Fruit, vegetables, history. 4994

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21 The Cottager's Companion
Savage, D.S.. Book Club Associates, London, 1976. first thus, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 205pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Gillian Durrant. Good +++/NoWrapper. No d/w. Base of spine a little bumped. Block edges a little dusty. Practical guide to all aspects of cottage living, including food plant cultivation and animal husbandry. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Cottage, plants, crops. 5012

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A.B.C. Guide to Garden Flowers, Shewell-Cooper, W.E.
22 A.B.C. Guide to Garden Flowers
Shewell-Cooper, W.E.. English Universities Press, London, 1955. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 127mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/Fair. Book is generally bumped, worn and grubby from handling, wwth foxing to block edges and inner boards, some staining to board and spine edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) is grubby with some light staining, edges also worn and chipped in places, loss at bottom spine edge. Handy and comprehensive reference guide for the grower of garden flowers. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: flower, rose, botany, garden. 12001

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The A.B.C. Of Flower Growing, Shewell-Cooper, W.E.
23 The A.B.C. Of Flower Growing
Shewell-Cooper, W.E.. English Universities Press, London, 1953. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 127mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 5th impression, , 244+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Book is generally bumped, worn and grubby from handling, wwth foxing to block edges and inner boards, some staining to board and spine edges. Inscription to one page. Binding weak. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and grubby from handling with foxing to flaps. Handy illustrated reference guide for the British flower gardener. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: bedding, bulb, herbaceous, perennial. 12007

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The A.B.C. Of Flowering Shrubs, Shewell-Cooper, W.E.
24 The A.B.C. Of Flowering Shrubs
Shewell-Cooper, W.E.. English Universities Press, London, 1953. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 127mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 191+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Less than good. Book is generally bumped, worn and grubby from handling, wwth foxing to block edges and inner boards, some staining to board and spine edges. Inscription to one page. Binding weak. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped with some loss at edges, inscribed back flap. Handy reference guide for the cultivator of flowering shrubs of all kinds. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: shrubbery, rhododendron, azalea, hedge. 12002

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The A.B.C. Of Gardening, Shewell-Cooper, W.E.
25 The A.B.C. Of Gardening
Shewell-Cooper, W.E.. English Universities Press, London, 1952. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 128mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 6th impression, , 282pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Book is generally bumped, worn and grubby from handling, wwth foxing to block edges and inner boards, some staining to board and spine edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) is grubby with edgewear, some foxing to flaps. Handy and comprehensive guide for the British gardener. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: flower, vegetable, roses, pests. 12000

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Chrysanthemums, Smith, James F.
26 Chrysanthemums
Smith, James F.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 207+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book has been handled over years but still clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has some wear to edges, front flap clipped with price sticker. Illustrated handbook for the cultivator of chrysanthemums, with much expert information on soli and gowrth conditions. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: soil, potting, peat, insecticide. 12003

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Gardening with Stone, Stevenson, Violet
27 Gardening with Stone
Stevenson, Violet. Pelham Books, London, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 116+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a little foxing to top block edge only. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear only from handling. A handy guide to garden design and construction using stone features. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: stone, rockery, morraine, scree. 14575

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Planting Guide to the Middle East, Van-Ollenbach, A.W.
28 Planting Guide to the Middle East
Van-Ollenbach, A.W.. The Architectural Press / Nichols Publishing, London / New York, 1978. first edition, Hardback, 250mm x 178mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 152pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a little dusting on top block edge. Final index pages are still uncut at bottom edge. Dustwrapper has been handled but still clean with light edgewear only. Excellent guide to the horticulture of the Middle East, with b/w illustration. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Arabia, horticulture, seed, flower. 11956

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Garden Colour, Waterfield, Margaret             et al
29 Garden Colour
Waterfield, Margaret et al. J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, London / New York, 1905. second edition, Hardback, 268mm x 204mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, xvi prelims, 196+100pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Fair/NoWrapper. Exterior bumped and scuffed with some grubbiness. Block edges darkened and ragged as cut, differential fading to endpapers, some foxing to some pages and plate edges, else clean. Lovely guide to garden colour through the seasons by sundry authors, with 50 colour plate sketches and notes by Waterfield. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: winter, growth, flower, rose This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 15182

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The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS, Wheeler, David             (ed)
30 The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS
Wheeler, David (ed). Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1991. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 242pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections save for single bump to top edge of front board by spine. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally, minimal wear. Rewarding collection of writings from a celebrated garden journal. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Hortus, garden, generous, orchid. 6510

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