The Family of Flowers
by Mea Allan
Illustrated by Julia Morland and Andrew Crane
Pitman Publishing, 1979, [First Edition], b/w illustrations throughout text, full-page colour illustrations at each chapter break, oversized hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0273014005
Near Fine, minor rubbing, edge and shelf wear, dustjacket has minor shelf wear with minimal creasing (see photographs)
'Mea Allan has selected ten of the great plant families, illustrated throughout with spring-fresh watercolours and delicate line drawings to compare one towering lily with its hot-house sister, a hundred-petaled shrub rose with its simple plum cousins.
The first book to group flowers together in this most natural of ways and is designed to help gardeners in planning, care and maintenance, with all the necessary information to keep your green family happy and flourishing.'