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Gunn, Mary + Codd, L.E.

Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa

Published: A.A. Balkema for Botanical Research Institute, Cape Town, 1981

Edition: First

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.."An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors and their activities in southern Africa from the days of the East India Company until modern times."

This is the introductory volume to the Flora of Southern Africa series.

Original dust jacket with a colour plate tipped onto the upper side. Original dark green cloth boards with gilt titling on the spine and the publisher's device on the upper board. xiv prelims, 400 pages, tipped-in colour frontispiece, double page map, profusely illustrated in black and white.

CONDITION DETAILS: The spine of the dust jacket is a bit sun faded and there is a chip, less than 1cm, at the base of the spine.

  • Jacket Condition: Spine faded
  • Binding Condition: Clean
  • Overall Condition: A clean copy
  • Size: 283mm x 208mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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