Hooker, Joseph Dalton (illus). W.H. Fitch (lith).
Lithograph, handcolored, image approximately 17 x 13 inches on sheet size 19 x 14 inches. A few spots in upper image area, overall very good condition. An exquisite botanical image of a white flowering rhododendron branch with botanical details below. This is plate XX from Joseph Dalton Hooker's "Rhododendrons of the Sikkim-Himalaya" (Sikkim is a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal.) The large folio size of this work, the artistry of J.D. Hooker and the very fine lithography by W.H. Fitch produce very evocative, beautiful and scientifically accurate images. Printed by Reeve & Nichols. Item #42131
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