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HAAGE, Friedrich Adolph, jr.
Cacteen-Cultur oder Handbuch für Cacteenfreunde und Liebhaber von succulenten Pflanzen, sowohl für Gärtner als Laien.Breslau, Schlesische Buchdruckerei, Kunst- und Verlags-Anstalt vormals S. Schottlaender, [1892]. 8vo. With ca. 75 illustrations in text (3 full-page). Contemporary half cloth.
Cat. Lindley Libr., p. 185; not in Stafleu & Cowan; Pritzel. First and only edition of a practical cactus handbook by the German botanist Friedrich Adolph Haage junior. The first half of the book gives a general description of cacti, giving information on their cultivation, the proper soil, watering, fertilizing, diseases, etc. The second half consists of a list of different cacti species, ordered by genus. With a manuscript note in ink on page 88. Second leaf restored in the gutter, some occasional foxing. Overall in good condition.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830) [Netherlands]
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