La Habana (Cuba): Editorial Libreria Selecta:, 1948. First Edition. Signed presentation from Leon on the front endpaper: "A mon cher ami Dr. Louis DeRoche avec las sentiments.... Frere Leon." Brother Leon [1871-1955] was a French botanist, educator and priest. He was an important pioneer and contributor to the botanical exploration of Cuba. A rare title! 8vo., beige printed wraps; 73 pages. Item #56201
Very Good (little wear spine & tiny crack; contents clean & tight except for some browning pp. 12/13 from newspaper clippings). Clippings are now stored in plastic bag.