Very Good in Good jacket. 224 pp., 96 color plates. Edges of boards rubbed, bottom edges heavily; lower corners of boards bumped. Jacket handled, edgeworn, with crease at bottom of rear panel. Size: 4to.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. 0917304233. Hardcover with dustjacket, a beautiful copy of the first American printing, both the book and dustjacket are in excellent condition making this a fine gift/collector's copy, there are no remarkable flaws and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 224 pages, 96 color plates and line drawings, "Prepared with keen gardeners, botanists, and lovers of fine botanical illustration in mind, 'The Crocus' is a complete revision of the genus. The major part of the book is a description of each species, giving its distribution, habitat and flowering period; discussion about relationships with other species, amount of variability in the wild and any variants or garden selections; its needs in cultivation; a short statement about the cytology of each species, and any interesting stories concerning the collection and introduction of the species into cultivation. There is a glossary and an index to species and their synonyms"
Very Good in None jacket. 7-1/4" x 10" Cloth (No DJ); 127pp + 79 plates; No DJ, purple cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, slight rubbing to spine ends, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG condition. Taxonomic revision of the genus Crocus (Iridaceae) with 79 color plates and illustrated with diagrams. With Introduction, Classification, Hybrids, Bibliography, Glossary, Index and Synonymy of Crocus names.
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