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Wayside Trees of Malaya (Two Volumes) - EJH Corner
Wayside Trees of Malaya (Two Volumes) - EJH Corner
Manufacturer Number: ML2991
Stock Status: In Stock

Wayside Trees of Malaya

(Two Volumes)


EJH Corner

The classic work on the trees of Malaya completed by Corner while he was Assistant Director of the Botanical gardens, Singapore between 1929 and 1945. The first edition was published almost as the Japanese were arriving on the peninsula. The first volume is divided into four parts. Part I - Is a general description of the different types of trees to be found in Malaya, Descriptive terms, the different types of vegetation to be found and trees more common in particular states, Part II - Keys to Identification of Trees, Part III Descriptions of Families, Genera and Species & Part IV - Indices to English names, Malay Names, Botanical Names and to Botanical and Descriptive Terms. 772 pages. There are numerous line drawings interspersed within the text of the first volume. The second volume contains 228 black and white plates and an index of the plates. Very Good  Hardbacks in a Good Dust Jacket (Vol1) and a Very Good One (Vol 2) Reprint

2.8 kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia


Published by Government Printer, Singapore, 1952. Reprint

Condition: The back strips of both dust jackets have darkened with age. The dust jacket of volume one has some tears at the back and is only in good condition. The binding is tight and there is mild to medium tanning throughout. The tissue guards for the plate volume have browned with age. A lovely set