Lot #39/16 EXCELSA Journal of the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] …. Nos. #1 - #20
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Lot #39/16 EXCELSA Journal of the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] …. Nos. #1 - #20. An outstanding semi-scientific, later becoming more scientific. Very well illustrated, with colour photo-plates, illustrations, tables, maps. Apart from comprehensive articles on aloes & other succulents, there are biographies on early botanists, such as Burman & Paterson, as well as accounts of botanical expeditions in Zimbabwe as well as surrounding countries. A good run from the first issue until the twentieth, over 20 years later. London, The Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], 1971 - 2003. First editions. 8vo. Thin card covers. Various paginations. Colour photo-plates & paintings, illustrations, diagrams, facsimiles, tables, maps. Some covers & text lightly browned, some covers rubbed & corners creased. Good+ to VG. Reserve price: R1460.00 bids welcome

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