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Thanks to John Pilbeam and to Balkema1) publishing company for their authorization to make this e-version available. Thank you Philippe for tracking the authorizations… and the pdf file!

Gymnocalycium. A collector's guide

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This is one of the numerous books by John Pilbeam. It was published in 1995, and it contains 190 pages that present the species in alphabetical order, together with 125 colour and 98 B&W pictures. A list of synonyms and of collection numbers of various collectors is given in appendix.

1) CRC Press/Balkema P.O. Box 447, 2300 AK Leiden, The Netherlands, & &
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