Colorgravure Publications, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint
IV, 224 pages, last page blank, introduction by J.H Willis, preface by author, glossary, list of protected Plants, classification, plants characteristic of various areas, photographic supplement, index. Illustrated endpapers, being a reproduction of a white flower against a blue background, multiple times. The text is illustrated with black and white photography, and line illustrations. Coloured frontispiece showing Bankisa integrifolia. Pale blue coloured boards with silver embossed illustration on front cover and silver titles on the spine. Bumping and fading to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. Shelf wear, along with discolouration, to the lower book edges. Browning to the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a yellow flower, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and rubbing to the lower corners. There is a half inch tear, with associated creasing, to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. Either side of the backstrip has split, at the top edge. Rubbing, fading, yellowing and creasing to the dustwrapper panels. " Wildflowers of Victoria comes at a time when interest in the preservation of Australian flora is being reawakened, and should fill the need for an authoritative work on the unique plant life of this important corner of the Commonwealth." -- from the front fold over panel. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Botany; Australia; Inventory No: 0106172.