Rare and important early American herbal. 8vo, about 9 inches tall, vi, p., pp.9-393. 157 illustrations. Please note: The 3 page Catalogue of Subscribers at the end of the book (pp391-393)has been removed. Also missing are all the blank leaves before the title page and those at the end of the book. Early and possibly original full leather binding with black spine label. The covers are still attached but the hinges are starting. The leather of the front cover hinge is split about 3-4 inches and back cover about two inches. Pages are darkened with moderate foxing throughout, ranging from heavy to light. A few pencil names and notations. Many corner creases with 2 inch closed tears on two leaves. Several marginal tears. One leaf has a jagged tear and small chip with loss of 5 words. The last two leaves of the index (p387-390)are torn and almost separated from the book, attached by one inch. This copy is plain and uncolored but the green portions of 14 illustrations have been colored in by an early and professional hand. Text block is tight. Moderate wear to binding. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A new and complete American medical family ...
Publisher: New York - Samuel Henry
Publication Date: 1814
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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