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THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS.  FIRST 4 VOLUMES.  VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR.  (1, 2, 3, 4.  I, II, III, IV.) by  Brian  Edgar and Lamb - Hardcover - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 16720)

THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. FIRST 4 VOLUMES. VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR. (1, 2, 3, 4. I, II, III, IV.)

THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS.  FIRST 4 VOLUMES.  VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR.  (1, 2, 3, 4.  I, II, III, IV.) by  Brian  Edgar and Lamb - Hardcover - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 16720)

THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. FIRST 4 VOLUMES. VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR. (1, 2, 3, 4. I, II, III, IV.)

by Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian

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Blandford, London, (1969 reprint, 1968 2nd, 1963 Ist, 1966 1st). 4 volumes, consecutively paged to page 1,212, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard covers (maroon cloth with gold lettering on spines), in dust jackets. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "These pictorial encyclopaedias provide a unique reference and a means of quick and easy recognition of cacti and succulents. Every plant illustrated is captioned with its name, together with the Botanical Authority, country of origin, notes on colour, size and general cultivation. The information is intended to be non-technical and readily understood by the average collector who follows the hobby for pleasure yet wishes to know a little more." Light to moderate edgewear to all volumes, light wrinkling at top or bottom of spines of three volumes, three very tiny corner bumps, slight discoloration at top of textblock of volume one - light migration into top of last few pages, small area of discoloration on top of textblock of volume three, volumes one and two are slightly cracked in several places, wrinkling to rear pastedown of volume two, light stain line at fore-edge of front free endpaper in volume three, minor browning to rear pastedown in volume four. Dust jackets - three are price clipped, all have moderate edgewear with surface paper loss - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wrinkling, some areas of light browning, some light rubbing and soiling, corner crease on rear flap of volume four, slight fading to colour on spine of volume one. VG/G.

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16720
Title
THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. FIRST 4 VOLUMES. VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR. (1, 2, 3, 4. I, II, III, IV.)
Author
Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian
Book condition
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Blandford, London, (1969 reprint, 1968 2nd, 1963 Ist, 1966 1st).
Keywords
Cactus, Cacti, Succulents, Identification guides, Recognition, Reference, Genera, Specimens, Habitats, Cultivation, Botany, Hobbies, Botanical, Opuntia, Cereus, Pilocereus, Echinopsis, Echinocactus, Mammillaria, Epiphyllum, Phyllocactus, Hatiora, Rh
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Natural History; Gardening;
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