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05 Mar 2020 16:30 GMT

Rauh, Werner; Peter Temple (editor); Peter Temple & Harvey L Kendall (translators)

The Bromeliad Lexicon (1990)

Werner Rauh, with Herbert Lehmann, Julien Marnier-Lapostolle and Richard Oeser, of the Institue of Systematic Botany, University of Heidelberg, German

Published: Trade Winds Press (distributor), Durban, 1990

Edition: South African

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The original German edition was published in 1970, the first English edition by Blandford in 1979 and this second English edition co-published in South Africa in 1990. 

Colour pictorial laminated dustjacket, royal blue cloth-boards, plain endpapers, xiv, 431 pp of b/w-illustrated text, bibliography and index + 80 pp b/w plates and 16 pp colour plates.

CONDITION. The top of the dustjacket is edge-chipped. The boards are very good and the endpapers unmarked and undiscoloured, as are the contents, which are complete, including all the plates.

  • Jacket Condition: Good +
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 230 x 165 x 50; 1.5 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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