Tropical Planting and Gardening
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan & Co. 1954, 5th Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. With Special Reference to Ceylon. Macmillan was Superintendant, Royal Botanic Gardens, in Ceylon. This work has been a long-recognized standard on the subject of agricultural or horticulture in the tropics. Covers every aspect of tropical planting and gardening, from orchids to rubber plants, timber and fuel trees, fodder grasses, spices, drugs and medicinal plants, and all sorts of fruits and vegetables as well as flowers, shrubs, pot plants, the best mulches and more. CONDITION Green ribbed cloth with bright Gilt title (unworn with damp speckled spine) pp x 560 with numerous half tone photos and engraved illus, 3 colour plates and a fold out plan of garden planning. Internally bright and crisp as new apart from the faintest foxing to eps. DJ has mild edge wear with age toned spine. Overweight. Good/Good.
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