London. William Phillips. 1810.
Second Edition. 52 plates, black and white engravings, edges uncut, 633-824pp, index, 11 x 8 inches (plates 9 1/2 x 7 1/2), paper covered boards (hardbound). Binding in poor condition (boards detached from spine, paper loss to majority of spine). Interior in good to very good condition: (Stamford Medical Book Society label to front paste down with a few ink notations), scattered foxing and offsetting to text pages and a few plates. Attractive engravings of various plants with medicinal properties such as the India Rubber or Elastic Resin Tree, Cinnamon-Tree, Nutmeg Tree, Common Mulberry Tree, Common Cultivated Garlic, Florentine Orris, or Iris, Yellow Water Flag (Iris),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). Includes A Catalogue, General Latin Index, and a General Index to the Plates. Item #41422