The Kew Magazine Volume 9 part 1 (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - with two articles on Walter Hood Fitch

By: Desmond, Ray; Meikle, Desmond; Argent, George.

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Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 48, paperback, very slight signs of wear to the cover , otherwise a very good copy. [Desmond's article 'Walter Hood Fitch, 1817-1892: a centenary tribute' comprises seven pages; Meikle's 'A Fitch Reminiscence' runs to three pages. Other articles include George Argent's 'The Rhododendron teysmannoii enigme' with a coloured plate of Rhododendron brookeanum by Fitch, and Sysyn Andrews' "A Forgotten Cultivar of Myrtus communis". Five other plants are described - Centropogon cornutus, Neomarica caerulea, Tropaeolum peregrinum, Camptosema scarlatinum var. pubescens and Rhododendrob 'Princess Alice', each with a coloured plate by Fitch.

Title: The Kew Magazine Volume 9 part 1 (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - with two articles on Walter Hood Fitch

Author Name: Desmond, Ray; Meikle, Desmond; Argent, George.

Categories: Biography, Trees and Shrubs, Botanical Illustration,

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1992

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 009063

Keywords: walter hood fitch. w h fitch. rhododendrons.woody plants.botanical illustration.biography.,