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Pp. xiii, (3), 616; 1230 color illustrations from paintings by W. Cooper), some color maps, numerous small text-figures (line-drawings). Publisher's original color pictorial laminated boards, in matching elaborate color pictorial dust jacket, thick 4to. This well-illustrated work covers the fruiting plants of Australia's tropical rainforest in Queensland. Over 2,400 species are described with 1,236 illustrated in full color. Each species description is accompanied by a line illustration of its leaf except in those species that are leafless. With vivid color illustrations, this work stands as the most important work ever published on tropical Australian botany. No ownership marks and no signs of use - a mint copy.
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Book Description Nokomis Editions, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. William T. Cooper (illustrator). Second Edition. Copyright is 2004. Greatly expended work following up from the author's 1994 "Fruits of the Rain Forest." published by GEO Publications. Pristine copy with the dust jacket now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight and size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 034989
Book Description Melbourne: Nokomis Editions, 2004., 2004. Large quarto, dustwrapper,616 pp.,1230 colour illustrations, text illustrations. The most important book on tropical Australian botany ever published with 2436 species described and 1236 illustrated in full colour. This definitive work, 17 years in the making, covers the fruiting plants of Australia's tropical rainforest in Queensland extending from Rockhampton on the Tropic of Capricorn through to the Torres Strait. Each species (except for a few which are leafless) is accompanied by a line illustration of its leaf as an aid to identification. It is a testimony to Wendy and Bill Coopers' passion for the Australian rainforest that has resulted in this fine book, bestowing the reader with art of unparalleled beauty alongside meticulous scientific research and expertise. Seller Inventory # 20158