London. William Phillips. 1810.
Second Edition. 80 plates, black and white engravings, edges uncut, 394-632pp, 11 x 8 inches (plates 9 1/2 x 7 1/2), paper covered boards (hardbound). Boards detached from spine, paper loss to majority of spine, Stamford Medical Book Society label to front paste down with a few ink notations, front endpaper missing, three inch tear to lower left edge of dedication page, scattered foxing to text pages and a few plates. OVERALL THE PLATES ARE CLEAN AND BRIGHT. Attractive engravings of various medicinal plants such as Christmas Rose, Common Peony, Hundred-Leaved Rose, Common Quince Tree, Peach Tree, Lemon Tree, Clove Tree, etc., "as Published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh. Together with Most of the Principal Medicinal Plants not included in those Pharmacopeias. Accompanied with a Circumstantial Detail of their Medicinal Effects, And of the Diseases in which they have been Most Successfully Employed" (from title page). Item #41421
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