Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope

By: Compton, Robert Harold ; Rice, Elsie Garrett (illustrator)

Price: $38.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)250 coloured plates (complete). Signed by Compton, a long-term director of the South African National Gardens at Kirstenbosch, on the title page. A really wonderful book that thrills with its gentility, refinement and tidy beauty. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The serene dustjacket beneath has some wear and scuffing and rubbing. The green cover is tight and secure. The spine is sunned. The edges and corners have light shelving wear. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The frontis and end pages have some markings. Beyond this the plates and pages are bright, fresh, elegant, vivacious, gentle, vivid, clean, clear and enchanting. fk

Title: Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope

Author Name: Compton, Robert Harold ; Rice, Elsie Garrett (illustrator)

Categories: Cape Town,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Botanical Society of South Africa, Kirstenbosch: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: atxc

Keywords: JPG