ORCHID FEVER: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Pantheon, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book based on seven years of "exploring the far corners of the earth -- marveling at flowers of uncommon beauty, studying the history of the orchid trade, and grappling with the vicious, bizarre, and petty world of plant politics that sometimes makes it impossible to protect endangered species" - Borneo to the Kew Gardens, from the clandestine orchid nurseries of Europe to the peat bogs of northern Minnesota, these are the stories of those obsessed with this beautiful and delicate flower. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with drawings at the beginning of each section. Bibliography. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-679451412.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.