WEST AUSTRALIAN ORCHIDS. Emily H. Pelloe.

WEST AUSTRALIAN ORCHIDS.

Illustrations by the author. Pp. iv+78(including pages for field notes, last blank), 3 coloured plates, black & white text illustrations, glossary, index; green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, edges a trifle rubbed; dust wrapper, lightly soiled and worn, edges rubbed and split, with a few short closed tears tape repaired on reverse; free endpapers slightly offset, a little light foxing; the author, Perth, 1930. First edition. *Emily Harriet Pellow (1877-1941) was a journalist, equestrienne, botanist and artist. Her book Wildflowers of Western Australia, published in 1921, was 'claimed as the first book in the English language dealing with Western Australia's extensive and diverse flora.... A copy of her West Australian Orchids (Perth, 1930) was presented to the Duke of Gloucester in 1934' [Australian Dictionary of Biography]. Item #155454

Price: $120.00

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