HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON) Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services
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HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON) Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services
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HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON) Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON) Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON) Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services
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HOOKER (JOSEPH DALTON)
Illustrations of Himalayan Plants, Chiefly Selected from Drawings Made for the late J.F. Cathcart, of the Bengal Civil Services, first edition, half-title, lithographed title within hand-coloured floral border, 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after W.H. Fitch from drawings by native artists and the author, contemporary half morocco, worn, [Nissen BBI 910; Great Flower Books, p. 101; Stafleu TL2 2973], folio, Lovell, Reeve, 1855

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  • "Contains probably the finest plates of the Magnolia Campbellii and Meconopsis simplicifolia ever made as well as other important Himalayan plants" (Great Flower Books).
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