Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa. – Gunn, Mary and Codd, L E

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Introductory volume to the Flora of Southern Africa

An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors (some with b&w photographs) and their activities in southern Africa from the days of the East India Company until the modern times. Coloured frontispiece tipped in. 400 pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good-. 2 x 3.5cm closed tears to top edge. Light edge-wear. Creasing to the folds. Light soiling with some small abrasions on the cover and folds. Small red mark near the top edge. Square mark on flyleaf where a label was attached. Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Lights edge-wear to spine edges.

Publisher: The Botanical Research Institute
Date Published: 2010
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Lights edge-wear to spine edges.

Jacket Condition: Good-. 2 x 3.5cm closed tears to top edge. Light edge-wear. Creasing to the folds. Light soiling with some small abrasions on the cover and folds. Small red mark near the top edge. Square mark on flyleaf where a label was attached.
Dimensions: 28.5cm x 20.5cm x 3cm

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Weight 1500 g