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The Genera of South African Plants, arranged according to the Natural System.

Harvey, William Henry

Published by Cape Town: A. S. Robertson, . First edition., 1838
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Pp. lxvi, 429. Contemporary one-half green morocco leather, spine with 5 raised bands lettered in gilt in 2 compartments and with gilt panel lines and decorations highlighting each raised band, over green cloth-covered boards, top page edge in gilt, other page edges are deckled, original marbled endpapers, 8vo. This volume is the first substantial botanical work published in South Africa. The work provided an introduction to the flora of South Africa and paved the way for Harvey's massive seven volume treatise, Flora Capensis. Inscribed by the author to Mr. Macqueen, dated 1838. No other ownership marks. See also Stafleu and Cowan 2436. A bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6221

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Title: The Genera of South African Plants, arranged...

Publisher: Cape Town: A. S. Robertson, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1838

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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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