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The Genus Hosta: Giboshi Zoku by  Wolfram George Schmid - 1st Edition - 1991 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

The Genus Hosta: Giboshi Zoku

by Schmid, Wolfram George

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Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1991. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green boards; light rubbing to the bottom spine, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket. Many black and white illustrations, plus a section of color plates showing 208 photos. Dr Gilbert S Daniels was the Technical Editor. From the foreword by Dr Warren J Pollock: ''a thorough, well-documented taxonomy monograph comprising an up-to-date classification of the genus. Included are new taxa, the latest scientific investigations, and Japanese names written in kanji which will assist academics. Especially welcome is the long-needed complete compilation of cultivars with technical descriptions. Importantly , the listing includes the nonregistered as well as registered varieties. The non-specialist will find value in the extensive information on using hostas in the landscape, specially the instructions for control of virus, slugs, and snails and other problems from the authors' experience in his own garden, Hosta Hill.'' about 11.25 inches tall by 8.5 inches wide 428 pages. Appendixes, glossary, bibliography, indexes. Map endpapers.
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 062822
  • Title: The Genus Hosta: Giboshi Zoku
  • Author: Schmid, Wolfram George
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Timber Press
  • Place: Portland, Oregon
  • Date published: 1991

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