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A Color Photo Album of Cacti and Succulents, in 3 volumes, complete.

Ryutanji, Yu

Published by Tokyo: Seibundo-Shinkkosha, -. First edition., 1967
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. (8), 159, (1); (8), 225, (1); (8) 277, (2); 463 fine color photographs, 188 black-and-white photos and other illustrations. Publisher's original blue cloth, color pictorial dust jacket, cardboard slipcase printed in black or blue for the first 2 volume of the 3 volume set, sm 4to. All photographs and descriptions are based on cacti and succulents cultivated in the author's greenhouses in Japan. This is a unique Japanese view of the world's cacti and succulents. The text is in Japanese with Latin names used throughout. The author, Yu Ryutanji, is a well-known Japanese photographer. No ownership marks and almost no signs of use. Very rare set seldom offered. A fine copy in near fine dust jackets that show a touch of edge wear, in near fine card slipcases on volume 1 and 2. Bookseller Inventory # 6198

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Title: A Color Photo Album of Cacti and Succulents,...

Publisher: Tokyo: Seibundo-Shinkkosha, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1967

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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