Wild Flower Hunter
The Story of Ellis Rowan
by H J Samuel, Illustrated by Maie Casey
Constable and Co., 1961, [First Edition], colour frontispiece illustration, b/w illustrative plates, hardcover with gold embossed decoration on front, dustjacket
Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear to book, previous owners inscription in pencil on front flyleaf, price-clipped dustjacket has minor edge and shelf wear with some small chips/tears and staining to front and back (see photographs)
'This is the true story of a most remarkable woman. Ellis Rowan grew up in Melbourne, Australia, in the second half of the nineteenth century but her talent for wild-flower painting was to lead her into exciting adventures all over the world.'