Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1974. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover (Outsized). Used - Very good. Yellow cloth-covered boards are clean and sound with sharp corners, title in gilt-colored lettering on cover and spine. Spine is sound. Binding tight and square. Endpapers and text block clean and bright. Light toning to edges. B&W photographs and illustrations throughout. 22 x 27 cm. Bibliography and index. 262 pp. / Fair/Good. Some tearing to top edge. Brodart cover applied. Item #7324
Corn is among the most familiar of grains; it is also one of the most mysterious. In this handsomely illustrated new book, Paul Mangelsdorf, perhaps the world's foremost expert on the corn plant, summarizes the work of a lifetime devoted to unraveling the enigma of corn.