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Hardback, Sm 8vo. In green cloth covers with black paneled boards and decorative gilt lettering and designs to spine and front. Brown endpapers. Red page edges. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened with chip to cloth at top end. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Dewey 1886.” Some rubbing/chips to edges of p7-10 with some darkening. Some occasional minor dark spots to inside pages. Minor spot to edges of plates else clean and bright. Else a very good clean and tight copy. 480pp + 8pp cat. Illustrated with 24 and a decorative title page and frontis. With some very interesting uses for herbs, Robinsons New Family Herbal comprises descriptions, the medical properties and the mode of using British and Foreign Herbs with engravings of 130 plants also the Botanic family Physician. there is also a section first aid, including what to do for the ‘apparently dead’.
Title: The New Family Herbal: Comprising a description, and the medical virtues of British and Foreign Plants, founded on the works of eminent modern english and american writers on the medical properties of herbs: to which is added, the Botanic Family Physician; valuable medical receipts; and important directions regarding diet, clothing, bathing, air, exercise, &c., &c.
Publisher: London, William Nicholson & Sons, ca1880:
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Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::Botany ROBINSON, MATTHEW: The New Family Herbal, British Plants, botanic Family Physician, William Nicholson & Sons, 1880,