ERICAS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. by BAKER, Col. H.A. and E.G.H.…

ERICAS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. by  BAKER, Col. H.A. and E.G.H. OLIVER.

ERICAS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA.

Cape Town and Johannesburg: Purnell (1967). Deluxe Subscriber's edition , No. 215 of 400 copies signed by the artists and the authors. A scholarly study of Erica with a good review of the literature in the Introduction. This is the first substantial illustrated work on Southern African Erica to be issued since Andrew's Heaths of 1802. There are 167 plates, mostly in color, from drawings by Irma Von Below, Fay Anderson and others. Royal 8vo (26.5 x 18.7 cm); color photographic frontispiece + lxvi +180 pp. with line drawings, maps, including fold-out map, and photograph and color print reproductions in the text + 167 color plates from drawings.

Original green leather with title printed in gold on upper cover, gilt-lettered title piece on spine panel, gilt lettering and decoration in 4 other panels; decorative endpapers.
Book ID: 15761
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