Brisbane: Department of Agriculture and Stock, Queensland, 1958. First Book Edition. Octavo, pp. [vi] 199 ; richly illustrated with balck and white photographs; Yellow cloth covered boards with black lettering on top board : Previous owner's name written in pen on free endpaper.
Boards lightly soiled : Head of spine pushed : Endpapers and first few pages marked : Small fold crease of to top corner of first 15 pages. Good. Item #1592
This 1958 edition was revised from the authors' article under the same title in the "Queensland Agricultural Journal," new series, volumes 76-82, May 1953 - November, 1956. Stanely Thatcher Blake was a botanist and Charles Roff an advisor in apiary. A second edition was issued in 1972.