A Color Photo Album of Cacti and Succulents, in 3 volumes, complete
By Ryutanji, Yu
Pp. (8), 159, (1); (8), 225, (1); (8) 277, (2); 463 fine color photographs, 188 black-and-white photos and other illustrations. Publisher’s original blue cloth, color pictorial dust jacket, cardboard slipcase printed in black or blue for the first 2 volume of the 3 volume set, sm 4to. All photographs and descriptions are based on cacti and succulents cultivated in the author’s greenhouses in Japan. This is a unique Japanese view of the world’s cacti and succulents. The text is in Japanese with Latin names used throughout. The author, Yu Ryutanji, is a well-known Japanese photographer. No ownership marks and almost no signs of use. Very rare set seldom offered.
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|Number of Volumes||3|
|Condition Description||A fine copy in near fine dust jackets that show a touch of edge wear, in near fine card slipcases on volume 1 and 2.|