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Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Yellow or Chinese Hibiscus

Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Yellow or Chinese Hibiscus


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 957759

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Yellow Hibiscus, also known as Chinese Hibiscus, China rose and shoe flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) #932 from the work "The Botanical Cabinet Consisting Of Coloured Delineations Of Plants From All Countries..." by Conrad Loddiges & Sons. London 1817-1833, with fine hand-colored engravings by George Cooke. The plates measure 7.88" x 6.25", although they are from the fully coloured 4to edition. This plate is from vol. 10, published in 1824 and includes text page and photocopy of correct title page.

Condition: Very faint offsetting from text page in the center and binding holes along right edge.