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Hardback, 8.5 x 5 inches. Quarter bound dark maroon leather to spine and corners and marbled paper boards. Red speckled page edges. Orange endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and slightly chipped, boards and extremities rubbed, edges of boards chipped and rubbed. Endpapers clean, bookseller label to front “J. Cranford, Brixham.” Some light foxing spots to title page. Plates 2,3,&4 clipped/torn at bottom corners. Some minor darkening and handling marks to pages. Plates are all bound at front of volume and renumbered in pen at top corner. Some small neat notes and minor marks, Else a very clean and tight copy. 410 + 317pp. Illustrated with 52 hand-coloured plates of plants and 7 toned anatomical plates of the human body. (59 total.) “This book is reprinted from an original edition of 1653 preserving all the typographic inconsistencies. The illustrations heve been reproduced by auto-lithography in order to retain their original character. The text is set in Monotype Caston.”
Title: The British Herbal and Family Physician. To which is added a Dispensatory, for the Use of Private Families.
Publisher: Halifax, M. Garlick, No date, ca early 1800:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83866
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