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Book Description

First edition. 8vo. 2 vols. pp. xi, 546 & vii, 569, [2, ads.]; 9 plates, one folding map; browning to tissue- guard of frontis, to vol. II, else very good in original blue cloth, gilt, slightly bumped to corners.
Dealer Notes
An important publication concerning the life and work of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911). Hooker was a member of Ross’s Antarctic expedition (1839-43), and also is remembered as the most famous early explorer and botanist in the Sikkim Himalaya, which he visited in 1848-51.
Author [Hooker, Joseph Dalton.] Huxley, Leonard.
Date 1918
Binding Original cloth in d.-w.
Publisher London: John Murray
Condition See description
Pages xi, 546 & vii, 569, [2, ads.]

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