Collingwood: CSIRO, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [10 unpaginated], 1-228,  : More than 160 illustrations : Foreword by HRH The Prince Of Wales : Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine : Green dust jacket with detail from 'Rhododendron lochiae (1973)' by Margaret Stones on front and 'Drosera peltata Thumb' by James Sowerby on the back : Loosely inserted photocopy of article of artist featured in book and newspaper clipping of art exhibition of Australian botanical art.
Foxing to top edge : Tail of spine and corners slightly scuffed : Inside dust jacket has some foxing. Very good / good. Item #1751
"The history of illustration of Australian plants is a rich and fascinating story in which exploits of early explorers, botanists, naturalists, gardeners and artists are closely associated with the discovery, exploration and development of the country itself'." (from the dust jacket).