A copiously illustrated guide to the Orchids of New South Wales by H. M. R. Rupp. Herman Montague Rucker Rupp was an Australian clergyman, and renowned botanist who specialised in orchids, writing extensively on the plant and sending some five thousand specimens to the University of Melbourne’s botany school. Indeed, later in life, he was even nicknamed the “Orchid Man”. This work was “Issued from the National Herbarium, Sydney, as a part of the FLORA OF NEW SOUTH WALES”
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A hardcover edition with red boards, gilt lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust jacket. There is foxing and toning throughout but the text and black-and-white drawings are clear and legible. Now in a clear, removable cover to protect from damage. Small price sticker mark on the front cover.
Publisher: National Herbarium of New South Wales, Sydney.
Publication Date: 1969.
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