The Plant Introductions of Reginald Farrer. E. H. M. COX.
The Plant Introductions of Reginald Farrer

The Plant Introductions of Reginald Farrer

London, New Flora and Silva, 1930.

Quarto, xii, 113 pages with a frontispiece portrait and 4 illustrations plus 12 colour plates ('from Paintings by Reginald Farrer in the field').

White buckram, top edge gilt; light scattered foxing (confined mainly to the leaves adjacent to the covers); an excellent copy with the embossed ownership stamp of Sir Thomas Ramsay.

One of only 500 copies. Reginald John Farrer (1880-1920), traveller and plant-hunter, died in the remote Minshan mountains in Upper Burma at the early age of 40. 'This volume originated from the desire of a number of Reginald Farrer's gardening friends and admirers to learn the number of his plants of the Kansu and Upper Burma expeditions that are in cultivation'.

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Price: $150.00

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