RESOURCES OF THE SOUTHERN FIELDS AND FORESTS, MEDICAL, ECONOMICAL AND AGRICULTURAL, BEING ALSO A MEDICAL BOTANY OF THE SOUTHERN STATES; WITH PRACTICAL INFORMATION ON THE USEFUL PROPERTIES OF THE TREES, PLANTS AND SHRUBS. NEW EDITION. REVISED AND LARGELY AUGMENTED.

Francis Peyre Porcher

Published by Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1869
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Title: RESOURCES OF THE SOUTHERN FIELDS AND FORESTS...

Publisher: Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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733pp., plus addendum, ads. Third edition, after the wartime printings in Charleston and Richmond. Rare. A landmark work. Original green buckram, original spine laid down, later endpapers, one excised. HARWELL, IN TALL COTTON 150: ‘This is probably the most ambitious and important work produced in the Confederacy. Evans & Cogswell put out a new edition in Charleston in 1869, one that appears to be even rarer than its Confederate predecessors.’ NEVINS II, 199: ‘A contemporary survey of scientific and popular knowledge of the medicinal, economic and useful properties of trees, plants and shrubs in the South.’ HARWELL, CORNERSTONES OF CONFEDERATE COLLECTING 10. HARWELL, CONFEDERATE HUNDRED 69. HOWES P-482. NEVINS II, 199. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14083886848

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