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Frederick Sander: the Orchid King: the record of a passion.

Author: Arthur Swinson
Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frederick Sander born in Bremen and migrated to England at the age of eighteen in search of employment as a nurseryman. At twenty one he saw his first orchid and became enamoured of them devoting his life's work to them. He introduced many new varieties and reintroduced many more. Some two hundred species are named after him and he became famous ultimately issued with a royal warrant as grower of orchids to Queen  Read more...
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Named Person: F Sander; F Sander
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Swinson
ISBN: 0340105119 9780340105115
OCLC Number: 100738
Description: 252 pages, 16 plates illustrations (some color), portraits 25 cm
Other Titles: Orchid King

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Frederick Sander born in Bremen and migrated to England at the age of eighteen in search of employment as a nurseryman. At twenty one he saw his first orchid and became enamoured of them devoting his life's work to them. He introduced many new varieties and reintroduced many more. Some two hundred species are named after him and he became famous ultimately issued with a royal warrant as grower of orchids to Queen Victoria. This biography draws on a mass of material including letters over a period of thirty years and interviews with those who knew him.

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