HOLTTUM, R.E. Gardening in the Lowlands of Malaya … With Line Illustrations By Juraimi Bin Samsuri And Leong Hong Tim.

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HOLTTUM, R.E. Gardening in the Lowlands of Malaya … With Line Illustrations By Juraimi Bin Samsuri And Leong Hong Tim. Singapore, The Straits Times Press, 1953.

8vo. Original dark green cloth, titled in gilt on upper cover and spine; pp. [viii], 323, highly illustrated in the text and on plates; endpapers with traces of tape, paper a little toned; ownership incsription of a garden club, dated 1965 at head of preface; a good copy of a very rare and useful book.
First edition. The author uses thirty years experience in Singapore, not so much of gardening itself, so much as through collating the experiences of other gardeners, including his wife, to create this book.

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