New bulb book

Bracey Tiede
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 13:45:52 PST
Sounds like it will be delayed. 

Perhaps the AGS is trying to build a good number for production first.


-----Original Message-----
From: pbs [] On Behalf Of Jane McGary
Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2015 12:26 PM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] New bulb book

Oron Peri's /Bulbs of the Eastern Mediterranean /is indeed a very 
valuable reference book. However, I would be profoundly surprised if it 
appears "in time for a holiday gift." I just read the first third of the 
proofs, and have not yet received more. The manuscript and images have 
been at the press for several years. The photos are indeed beautiful, 
and many species familiar to few of us are covered, especially the bulbs 
of the desert and adjacent mountains. Most of the photos were taken in 

Jane McGary
Portland, Oregon, USA

On 11/1/2015 8:07 AM, Bracey Tiede wrote:
> There is a new bulb book coming from a fellow member of the Mediterranean
> Garden Society who lives in Israel. Perhaps in time for a holiday gift.
> Members of the Alpine Garden Society get a nice discount on the pre-order.
> Shipping is available to the US.
> Bulbs of the Eastern Mediterranean by Oron Peri will be published in
> November/December, with illustrations of more than 400 species. The
> Mediterranean countries of Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Jordan,
> and north-east Egypt offer a rich and varied bulbous flora. In this field
> guide more than 400 species are illustrated with over 600 beautiful
> making it an essential reference work for everyone with an interest in
> bulbous plants.
> Mediterranean/437
> Cheers,
> Bracey
> San Jose CA
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