Limited edition of 2500, 1000 of which printed in Greek and 1500 in English. This is an example of the latter. Orange cloth w/gilt detailing, housed in an illustrated jacket. 133pp. Thoroughly illustrated with 14 full-page, colour plates and 37 b/w line drawings. The book is in very good condition, with no faults to speak of besides some minor edge wear [please see pictures]. An authoritative and extensive account of all the species and subspecies of Paeonia occurring on the islands and mainland of Greece; it deals, moreover, with their morphology, geographical distribution and cultivation. It is split into six sections: The first dealing with history; the second with general morphology; the third with general distripution; the fourth with the Greek species; the fifth with cultivation; the sixth provides a bibliography. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in the subject.
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