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Douglas Goode. (Ed. John Comrie-Greig).

CYCADS OF AFRICA

Published: Struik-Winchester, Cape Town, 1989

Edition: 1st

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Stunning artwork of 54 species. A complete review of the genus Encephalartos published to date and includes all known species of this distinctly African group as well as the sole living representative of the genus Stangeria. It also includes a single species of Cycas - endemic to Madagascar but introduced to East Africa by Arab traders some centuries ago. The artists has specialised in the painting of cycads for over 20 years. Illustrates the cycads as well as the details of cones & seeds &c.

Gilt title & device on olive green cloth boards. 256pp illustrated coloured plates, map. isbn 0947430121

No inscriptions. as new in unmarked dustwrapper. slipcase (minor rubbings only, 8 square corners). An exceptional copy.

Our Ref. #26066

  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 315mm x 240mm x 35mm x 2.1kg
  • Sold By: Fables Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Ian Balchin
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: aesop@fables.co.za
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