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A New Family Herbal: or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants Used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts

by Thornton, Robert John

  • Hardback £295.00
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  • Catalogue No : 48500
  • Published : 1810
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : [8], xvi, 901, [1]

Description:

First edition. The plants drawn from nature by Henderson, and engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick. Robert John Thornton (1768-1837) was an English physician and botanical writer who published a number of books including A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnæus (1797-1807).

Nissen BBI, 1954.

Condition

8vo, cont. full calf, corners worn, rebacked with orig. worn backstrip laid down, marbled endpapers; small ink stain to fore-edge. Some underlining and annotations in pencil and ink to text. A 4-page printed price list for Butler, McCulloch & Co. (Herbalists, South Row, Covent Garden) tipped in at front, foxed, some annotations. From the library of Michael Bryant, Hampshire ornithologist, with his book plate.

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