Gallery Bookshop Index Queries Contact home Americana Maps NatHist Fine Vanity Views Historical British Sporting Marine AmerInd Rare






The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd.Natural History

Joseph Dalton Hooker's
Rhododendrons


Break


XXVIXXIV Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D. From The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; being an Account, Botanical and Geographical of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya, from Drawings and Descriptions made on the Spot, during a Government Botanical Mission to that Country. Edited by Sir W.J. Hooker, Vice President of the Linnean Society and Director of the Royal Gardens of Kew. London: Reeve and Co., 1849-51. Each ca. 17 1/2 x 12 3/4". Lithographs by W.H Fitch. Original hand color. Excellent condition.

These images come from Dr. Hooker's spectacular set of three volumes on the rhododendrons of the Eastern Himalayas, drawn by Dr. Hooker on his expedition there, and expertly lithographed by another well known botanical illustrator, Walter Hood Fitch. Fitch is best known for his illustrations of William Jackson Hooker's series of orchid prints, published in 1846. The large format allows for full scale illustration of these popular and beautiful flowering shrubs. Such dramatic images produced in such a size are particularly unusual and desirable.


Break


OrderPlace Order Order





ReturnReturn to botanical prints home page


Natural History Spacer Book Shop Spacer HomeSpacer Gallery Spacer Antique Prints Blog



Break


For more information call, write, fax or e-mail to:

PPS Logo The Philadelphia Print Shop
8441 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118 USA
(215) 242-4750 [Phone]
(215) 242-6977 [Fax]
PhilaPrint@PhilaPrintShop.com Mail Box

©The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd. Last updated December 16, 2012