Lydon, A.F. (designed and engraved by).
Ca. 1865- 1860.
Color wood-engraving, sheet size approximately 9 3/4 x 6 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Light creasing at right edge from binding - this would be covered by matting. Very good condition. From E.J. Lowe's "Ferns: British and Exotic"; printed by Benjamin Fawcett who is noted for the very fine quality of the color wood-engraving process in which his firm specialized. Beautifully detailed and brilliant in color, striking in the simplicity of design. Native of Malayan Archipelago and Java. Item #41545