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Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« on: July 30, 2007, 09:07:51 »
This is a must have book for all Clivia enthusiasts...and there are less than 100 left worldwide
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Buy one online from the following stores

For South Africans
Clivias from Kalahari
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Clivias from Loot

For overseas visitors
[amazon]0881925462[/amazon]






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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2007, 10:33:36 »
Harold Koopowitz will be in Cape Town from 12 - 16 September to speak at the Cape Orchid Society's 50th anniversary Conference and Show.  This is something not to be missed.  There will be a huge number of local and overseas speakers at the conference. Not only will the talks be about orchids but include other indigeneous plants as well.

Have a look at their website : http://www.capeorchidsociety.co.za/view.asp?pg=conference&subm=conference

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2007, 15:06:54 »
Thank you Gideon - I placed my order with Kalahari.net

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2007, 19:06:28 »
Is true.
Have any of you heard anything yet about the new clivia book coming from Briza?I'm hoping this one will have many pics of bookmark plants.There is definately a need from my side for more up to date book about the new breeding trends.What also bothers me is the small amount of SA plant pics in the Koopowitz book.Its basicly just Comstock and Conway plants.I understand why, and they are still admirable but...
In fact thinking about it they can bring out a new book every 2 years.

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2007, 19:18:10 »
Roger may have some info on the Briza book.
Ken Smith is to bring out some sort of book/booklet on the named plants, last year he said it should happen soon??
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2007, 19:32:15 »
Briza are in the process of setting the book 'Clivias - Nature and Nurture' authored in the main by Dirk Swanevelder and with contributions by myself on amongst others named plants. It focuses on the six species, their habitat etc and has guides to growers, explains genetics for breeders etc. It will be lavishly illustrated and each species is illustrated by Sibonelo Chiliza with exquisite coloured pencil drawings especially commissioned. We await proofs. As soon as the book is ready to go to print their will be a call for pre-orders. We will keep you updated. The focus is South Africa but there is an international flavour.

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2007, 19:34:50 »
Thanks Roger
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2007, 20:28:19 »
Can't wait Roger!,
Do you have an idea what the cost would be?
Less than ...?
i can't wait.

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2007, 11:00:41 »
sounds fantastic Roger.  I'm sure there is a special price for forum members... LOL  :good:  :clap:
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2007, 12:57:31 »
Very good.  Especially since this is South African.
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2007, 18:41:19 »
Thanks for the info Gideon.

I'm ordering one today.

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2007, 21:41:20 »
I purchased the book Clivia from Amazon for R235.00, including shipping, because at Kalahari and Loot it is double or more this price.
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2007, 14:09:57 »
I got this dreaded email from amazon today.

> Hello from Amazon.com.
>
> We are sorry to report that we will not be able to obtain the
> following item(s) from your order:
>
>   Harold Koopowitz (Author), et al "Clivias [Illustrated]"
>   http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0881925462
>
> Though we had expected to be able to send this item to you,
> we've since found that it is not available from any of our
> sources at this time.  We realize this is disappointing news
> to hear, and we apologize for the inconvenience we have caused you.
>
> We have cancelled this item from your order.

If anyone finds a viable source, please post it.

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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2007, 14:45:42 »
Brett, I received the same message from them yesterday. I was very disappointed.
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Re: Clivias - By Harold Koopowitz
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2007, 15:04:33 »
Have you tried abe books? That's where I've ordered mine from and there's still some available.
http://www.abebooks.co.uk/
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