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  • What Kinda Cactus Izzat? – Manning, R. – 1942
    (Cactaceae) Cactus cartoons.
  • ### Where the Hardy Cactus Grow: A Hardy Succulents Handbook – Sierra, David – 1999
    Publication of the Amateur Digest. This small book has both black and white, and color photos. Something different – book highlights different growers with their experiences and personal profiles.
  • ### Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities – Stewart, Amy – 2009
    A very interesting and informative book on dangerous plants. A good read.
  • ### Wild Cactus – Hawk, Rose; photography by Huey, George – 1996
    Very attractive color photos and a thoughtful, interesting read.
  • ### Wild Lithops – Jainta, Harold
  • Wonderful World of Succulents – Rauh, Werner – 1984
    Good reference.
  • ### World Encyclopedia of Cacti & Succulents – Anderson, Miles – 2003?
    Soft-bound book is very similar to the hard-bound version. Basic information and color photos make it a good beginners book.
  • World of Cacti, The – Schuster, Danny – 1990
    (Cactaceae)
  • World of Cactus and Succulents, The – Ortho Books – 1977
    Beginner book with photographs that exemplify what a collection can look like, as well as designs for unusual containers and accessories. A complete guide to growing and caring for cacti and succulents.
  • World of Hoyas, The – Kloppenburg, Dale
    This spiral-bound book covers the basics of growing as well as providing an excellent overview of the entire genus. A pictorial section covers 100 hoyas with color pictures and actual leaf photocopies and descriptions. Old photographs from magazines of the late 1800s and early 1900s add elegance to the title. Over 250 pages.