** Very Rare ** Medical Botany 2 Volumes First Edition 1790-1792 Leather Binding


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Author: William Woodville    

Title: Medical Botany: Containing Systematic and General Descriptions with Plates Of All The Medical Plants,Indigenous and Exotic Comprehended in the Catalogues of the Materia Medical
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Condition Of Books: Near Fine Condition:: London: Printed and sold for the Author By James Phillips,George Yard Lombard Street London 1790-1792 Volumes 1 and 2 only of three.Handsomely rebound in full tan moroccan calf,with five raised bands to spines,no gilt titles to spines.new clean endpapers.Both volumes profusely illustrated with many B&W plates of the various medicinal plants,indigenous and exotic,with the text accompanied with a circumstantial detail of their medicinal effects,and of the diseases in which they have been most successfully employed,complete in each volume with index.Volume two has a further 12pp catalogue composing of the Materia Medica as referred to by the Colleges of London and Edinburgh,and are arranged according to their Botanical Affinities or Natural Orders,and adopted by Professor Murray,with Volume One containing a 14pp Catalogue after the preface in which all plants of the Materia Medica are arranged according to their system of Linnaeus and distinguished respectively by the letters L.E.The contents remain in excellent order with only light and sporadic mild foxing to certain plates.with no former bookplates or inscriptions present.These two volumes were rebound professionally by The Bibliographical Society.Seminal work in this area of Botany,and very scarce particularly remaining in such pleasing condition.8vo Volume One 182pp Volume Two 186pp First Editions 1790-1792

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Weight 1.4 kg