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by Urquhart, Beryl Leslie (Intro)

Condition: Very Good in Plastic/None

Book had no spine and 4 worn cnrs : all now repaired with a printed title on spine. Description is somewhat of a problem. There is no list of illustrations, no complete pagination, no Index and no Contents p. The title p calls for 20 illustrations – there are beautiful full p illustrations with captions, but only 16 and no signs at all of any illus having been removed. The introduction consists of 7 pages of history. This could be a third volume of Jones’ Illustrations, for which the Editor/ publisher forgot to make a new title page. But, more likely, because there are no descriptions on pages opposite the illustrations, this book is ideal for breaking, which was probably the whole idea. I cannot see another copy with this published date so it is VERY rare. Species illustrated are C Japonica 13 varieties ( Adolphe Audussa, Mathotiana Alba, Tricolour, Hatsu Sakura, Reine Des Beautes, Juku Botan, Hana Fuki, Elegans, Polar Bear, Alexander Hunter, Satanella, Gauntletti and Grand Sultan; Camelia Reticulata is represented by varieties Tayinhung, Tzepao and Shihtzetou.

  • Bookseller Inventory #: 12667
  • Title: CAMELIAS
  • Author: Urquhart, Beryl Leslie (Intro)
  • Illustrator: PAUL JONES
  • Format/binding: Hard Paper Boards
  • Book condition: Used – Very Good in Plastic
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Leslie Urquhart Press,
  • Place: Sharpethorne, Sussex
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Botanic Art, Camelia reticulata, Camelia Japonica
  • Bookseller catalogs: Botany;
  • Size: 24x18cm (plates)