Brilliant Rhododendron (Rhododendron Fulgens), plate XXV, from Sir W. J. Hooker's work entitled "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 the Country; by Joseph Dalton Hooker, R.N., M.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c.,&c.,&c." edited by Sir W. J. Hooker, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. Vice-President of the Linnean Society , and Director of the Royal Gardens of Kew. Published 1851 in London. These large and magnificent plates each measure 19.5" by 14.375" and are hand-colored lithographs of exotic rhododendron species. Text page included. Condition: Very Good; a few impurities in paper (see enlargements); binding holes; small faint area of foxing lower left quadrant by detail 3, (see enlargement 6). Please study the enlargements and email for more details.