Author(s): G.W. Reynolds
The Aloes of Tropical Africa and Madagascar by GW Reynolds is a companion volume to the Aloes of South Africa by the same author. The latter work printed just sixteen years ago is now completely sold out and there is little doubt that the present volume will meet with an even greater demand. For the sake of completeness of the treatment of the genus Aloe, those species occurring naturally in Arabia and Socotra are also included....As will be seen from the map showing the route of the journeys undertaken by Dr Reynolds in search of Aloes, he has travelled the length and breadth of the continent. He has spared no effort, and has covered the ground more thoroughly than any botanist, living or dead, in the quest of field knowledge of this or any other genus. One wonders when, if ever, such an exhaustive coverage will again be achieved. Certainly not for a very long time...
Hardback with dj torn on spine but good copy, minor spotting.
Heavy book so please enquire about shipping costs overseas.
Green cloth cover with gilt decoration and lettering to the spine and bright glt decoraton to the front cover. Decorative end papers, 106 colour plates and 557 black and white illustrations within the text.