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Manual of Wayside Plants of Hawaii

@inproceedings{Pope1968ManualOW,
  title={Manual of Wayside Plants of Hawaii},
  author={W. T. Pope},
  year={1968}
}
At first sight (including a glance at the copyright date), this appears to the unwary to be a fresh, current work, and it is easy to suspect that the publisher hoped to present an old book as a new one instead of offering it, and labelling it, candidly as a reprint. The final statement on the back flap of the dust cover and the last two lines of the "Publisher's Foreword" reveal that the Manual o~ Wayside Plants of Hawaii "was originally published in 1929 by Advertiser Publishing Co., Ltd., of… Expand
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................................................. i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ......................................... ii LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS....................................... V Chapter
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