Gardening in The Lowlands of Malaya
Originally published in 1953, this book was for many years the gardening bible for English readers in Malaya. Written by the former Director of the Botanic Gardens of Singapore and the most prolific author on Malayan botany in the first half of the 20th century, the book covers almost anything the Malayan gardener might want to know from flowering plants, trees and hedges to fruit, vegetables an diseases. Very Good Hardback in a Good Dust Jacket. Reprint. 323 pages with 18 black and white and 16 colour illustrations and an index.
Weight: 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Straits Times Press, Singapore, 1971.. Reprint.
Condition: The dust jacket is fairly frayed around the edges and also has a couple of tears at the back, but is still in tact. A previous owner's name is written neatly on a front end paper which also has a bit of shadow from the dust jacket flap. There is a similar shadow on a rear end paper. Otherwise the binding is tight and there is mild tanning throughout.