Sir THOMAS PHILLIPP'S COPY." /> HOOKER, WILLIAM JACKSON. [Manuscript title:] Plates and Description of the Galactodendron utile or Cow Tree of the Caraccas originally published in the Botanical Magazine, one of a very few copies printed on paper of a Quarto size prededed by a portrait of Sir W.J. Hooker, the author, from a private etching by Mrs. Dawson Turner. [London, 1 May, 1839]. <I>4to, 307 x 242 mm., contemporary purple cloth, spine gilt lettered, preserving orignal brown paper front wrapper (possibly an original binding); scattered light foxing.</I> Title-page in Manuscript, engraved portrait, 2 colored engraved plates (the second plate mounted). PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed: "To Dawson Turner Esqr. from W.J. Hooker" on front wrapper; inscribed also by Dawson Turner on front free endpaper: "Dawson Turner, from the Author and his Autograph on the wrapper (the following leaf);" <I>Sir</I> THOMAS PHILLIPP'S COPY. | Christie's