Orchids: Care and Cultivation by Gerald Leroy-Terquem and Jean Parisot is a 200-page softcover published by Cassell Publishers Limited, first published in the United Kingdom in 1991, this copy published in 1993. The cover has some light surface rubbing. Inside, the book is pristine, with clean pages and tight binding. The condition is very good.
This lavishly illustrated book is a superb introduction to growing orchids. Practical in approach, and full or detail, the book describes 150 of the principal genera, including their history, physiology and special horticultural requirements. The techniques of successful cultivation, both in the home and the greenhouse, are explained, with clear and helpful line drawings. Subjects covered include potting and composts, light and ventilation, feeding and watering, propagation, pests, diseases and disorders. The structure and classification of orchids are explained, and essential information is highlighted throughout.ISBN: 0-304-34329-3