Lot 42 of 739:
The Cactaceae 4 vols 1919-1923  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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$200 - $300

Title:
The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family

Author:
Britton, N.L. and J.N. Rose

Place:
[Los Angeles]

Publisher:
The Cactus and Succulent Society of America

Date:
1931-1937

Description:

4 volumes. Illustrated from hundreds of photographs, numerous plates (at least 1 color folding) and drawings in text. (8vo), green cloth lettered in gilt. 

The first exhaustive study of the cactus ever made which remains a standard in the field. Reprint of the scarce  first edition from 1919-1923.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and rubbing to cloth; hinges of vol. 1 cracked, tape residue to pastedowns of vol. 3; very good.


 
Item number:
299173
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