A Century of Orchidaceous Plants, Selected from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Consisting of A Hundred of Those Most Worthy of Cultivation, Systematically Arranged, and Illustrated with

HOOKER, Sir William Jackson (1785-1865).
London: Reeve and Benham, 1851. Illustrated with 100 hand coloured full page plates (all plates and tissue guards present). Plates 10 and 16 are engravings, the others lithographs. The beautiful plates are by W. Fitch, probably the most renowned botanical artist of the Victorian era.
Second printing (first was in 1849). 78 pp. plus index.
Quarto, skillfully re-backed in three quarter black morocco over green cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Slight rubbing of corners, else fine.

Price: $5,000.00
SKU: 33083
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