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An Introduction to the Study of Malayan Flowers -RE Holttum
An Introduction to the Study of Malayan Flowers -RE Holttum
Manufacturer Number: ML4564
Stock Status: In Stock
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An Introduction to the Study of Malayan Flowers


RE Holttum

Holttum, the Director of the Singapore Botanic Gardens in  the immediate pre and post war periods, presents this collection of nine studies of common flowers, easily found in Malayan gardens, to introduce the young to the appreciation and study of the country's flora. The book starts with a survey of general characteristics and then covers specific families including orchids, hibiscus, daisies, verbena and water lilies. Good Paperback. First Edition. 35 pages including a page of line drawings for each study. 

Weight: 0.4 kg Post free within Malaysia

Publisher: The Girl Guides Association, Malaya, 1950

Condition: The cover has some fading around the edges and a previous owner's name written in one corner. There is about a 4 cm slit at the base of the spine. A previous owner's name is written in pencil on the title page The binding is tight, the text clear and there is very mild tanning of the pages.