Plants Of New Zealand. – Laing. E.M. and Blackwell, E.W.

Laing. E.M. and Blackwell, E.W.


Publisher: Whitcomb and Tombs Ltd. Wellington. 1907 (2nd revised edition)
ID: 48016 Categories: , ,


8vo, III, 454pp Dark olive green (not fawn) cloth covered hardcover in very good condition with minor scuffing at both ends of an otherwise very firm spine with no d/w, text and b/w photographic plates are in an excellent state printed on quality glossy paper devoid of any foxing or extraneous marks, other than a neat prior owner bookplate adhered to the front paste-down. The Flora of New Zealand is one of the most remarkable known. Indeed, it is so highly specialised, that these islands are generally considered to be a distinct Botanical Region. In this book an endeavour has been made to give an account of the native plants that would be intelligible to all. Surprisingly therefore, it is a rare publication throughout the world, while still generally selling at a reasonably accessible pricepoint