316pp incl index, glossary and bibliography. Clean and tightly bound with no inscriptions, annotations or markings. Bookdealers stamp to inside front cover and price sticker on rear cover. Color illustrations, b+w line drawings and distribution maps.

Including a full set of botanical drawings by the artists of the Bolus Herbarium of the University of Cape Town, and others, and also distribution maps for each genus, identification keys, a scientific system, a contribution concerning the poisonous genus, and also a history of the introduction, with notes and portraits of the various scientific workers from the beginings to the present day. Illustrations by Harry Bolus, Beatrice Carter, Mary Page and Maisie Walgate. Distribution maps by H. Herre and Dr H. Friedrich.

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Authored by H. Herre and published by Tafelberg of Cape Town in 1971. This First Edition copy is hard cover bound, in Fine condition and without a dust jacket. The size of the book is 285x220x30mm. ISBN 0 624 00002 8.