The Family Herbal, or An Account of All Those English Plants, Which are Remarkable for Their Virtues, and of the Drugs Which are Produced by Vegetables of Other Countries; With Their Descriptions and Their Uses, as Proved by Experience.
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Contemporary tree calf, rebacked gilt-ruled spine, gilt-stamped lettering in (perhaps original) black leather spine label; 8vo (125 x 200 mm); pp. viii, xl, 376, plus 54 hand-colored engraved plates. Boards a bit scuffed; corners gently bumped. Text block a little browned here and there; a few plates with some faint offsetting. Overall, quite nice. Title continues. Also, Directions for the gathering and preserving roots, herbs, flowers, and seeds; the various methods of preserving these simples for present use; receipts for making distilled waters, conserves, syrups, electuaries, juleps, draughts, &c. &c. with necessary cautions in giving them. Intended for the use of families. Bookseller Inventory # D7188
Title: The Family Herbal, or An Account of All ...
Publisher: C. Brightly and T. Kinnersley n.d. (circa 1810?), Bungay
Publication Date: 1810
Book Condition: Very Good
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