xiv, 400 pp., col frontis, b/w illus, Vg in d/w (d/w in clear, removable, protective sleeve). From the library of Prof. J. Green (1928-2016) with his name to endpaper. An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors and their activities in southern Africa from the days of the East India Company until modern times. Introductory volume to the Flora of Southern Africa. 
Author GUNN, M.; CODD, L.E.
Publisher Balkema: Cape Town