Monaco Cactus

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Thanks to Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) and Urs Eggli from Zürich Sukkulenten-Sammlung (ZSS) who provided these files. Thanks to Aurore, Ericdumans, Jeff, LaurentdeLyoncentre, ldehay, Richaud, and Yann for their help. Thanks to Paul Laney for the OCR.

This is a short-lived and poorly known French journal devoted to succulent plants. It was a high quality publication born in November 1938, and died soon after June 1939 owing to world war II. The two issues published have an outdated although pleasant taste of the '30s and of “Côte d'Azur”. Among the advertisements at the end of the second issue (BNF copy only) appears the “Grand Marnier Liquor” produced by Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle who had bought “Les Cèdres” estate 15 years earlier; at that time Julien was 36 years old only…

  • Read online the ZSS copy in the reading room
  • Read online the BNF copy in the reading room
  • Download original files:
    • From Zürich Sukkulenten-Sammlung, 1938 issue only (with OCR): Monaco_Cactus_ZSS.pdf (28.1MB; 2023-02-03)
    • From Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1938 and 1939 issues (with low quality OCR of 1939 only): Monaco_Cactus_BNF.pdf (106.4MB; 2023-02-03)

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