FERNS AND ALLIED PLANTS of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia

By: Duncan, Betty D., and Issac, Golda

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xii, + 258pp., b/white photographic illustrations, line-drawings and maps througout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards very good. Previous owner's name to front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head, slight tanning to edges. "This handsome book will be welcomed as a reliable field guide for naturalists and an authoritative text for botanists, as well as an inspiration and fund of practical information for professional and amateur gardeners. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and Bruce Fuhrer's excellent photographs, the text is comprehensive and the format is simple and easy to follow. Of particular interest is the maps which show the distribution within Victoria of most of the 130 species of the region, the illustrated key which will enable the reader to place each fern in its genus, and the minor keys for specific identification. A chapter on propagation and cultivation gives invaluable practical guidance . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Abbreviations, Preface, Acks., 22 chapters, Bibliography, Glossary, Authors of Plant Names, Index. A scarce title. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing.

Title: FERNS AND ALLIED PLANTS of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia

Author Name: Duncan, Betty D., and Issac, Golda

Categories: Botany/Horticulture,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Carlton, Vic, Australia, Melbourne University Press (in Association with Monash University): 1986

ISBN Number: 0522842623

ISBN Number 13: 9780522842623

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 010445

Keywords: Ferns, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Identification