Published: Cape Town, 1969
Stock Number: #2290/7
144 pages, 4to (245 x 195 mm), numerous colour plates, line drawings, green cloth , slight marks along the fore-edge of the page with the Foreword, a very good copy in the dust jacket.
Editor's note: This book is the complete guide to the 139 know varieties, each of which is individually illustrated with a full-page four-colour plate (with the exception of a few small varieties which are two to a plate). Each plate is immediately accompanied by a full description of the Aloe which gives all the necessary details concerning distribution, flowering time, height, etc.