SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, NUMBER 18 OF AN EDITION OF 30, Blomplante van Suid-Kaapland, Stilbaai-Trust, leather bound with gilt design and lettering, raised spine, afrikaans, 80 full colour plates, 90 pages ( with plates 170 pages in total), condition:very good.
With ephemera, original book-launch invitation pasted on blank page, also pre-publication order form with receipt pasted in margin. Both items at index.
The previous owner of the book had interests in Botany and was responsible for the translation from the German of, 'Medicinal, Poisonous and Edible Plants in Namibia.' Two written corrections in the Index, also written corrections to scientific names on pages 2-4,6,10-13,15,43 (fourteen corrections in all). Previous owner's address stamped on lower corner of first two pages.
The region covered by the book stretches from the Duivenhoks River skirting Heidelberg, in the west, up to the Gouritz River in the east, and from the Langeberg mountains in the north down to the sea. 760 plant species are covered as well as descriptions and a botanical and common name index.
- Overall Condition: very good
- Size: 220 x 305mm
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