A New Family Herbal; or a History and Description of all the British and Foreign Plants, which are useful to man, either as food, medicine, farming purposes, or in the arts and manufactures. Compiled from the works of Hill, Woodville, Culpepper, and other botanists by Richard Brook [. . .] Fourth Edition, Enlarged and Improved. To which is now added an entire new Supplement [. . .]

By: Brook, Richard

Price: NZ$253.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Lacking one plate. Title leaf trimmed short at outer margin, cropped inside the outer double line border, but without loss of text. Previous owner's signature "R B Willis". Some bruising to top corner of front board. Slight wear to ends of spine. 1 plate detached and creased at margins. Overall a good clean copy, lacking one of the plates. ; No date [c1850. The date 1850 is mentioned in an advertisement leaf at the rear]. Fourth edition, "Enlarged and Improved". xxxvi, 450, [1] pages + 22 page Supplement + [4] pages advertisements + hand-coloured frontispiece + 21 of 22 plates (20 hand-coloured, 1 double page (nerves + skeleton at rear) + other double page b&w plate not called for in the list of plates ("The Classes of Linnaeus", at page xxxiv). Lacking one plate (Plate 12, facing page 168). Original blind-stamped green cloth boards. Elaborate gilt decoration to spine. Page dimensions: 144 x 91mm. ; 24mo

Title: A New Family Herbal; or a History and Description of all the British and Foreign Plants, which are useful to man, either as food, medicine, farming purposes, or in the arts and manufactures. Compiled from the works of Hill, Woodville, Culpepper, and other botanists by Richard Brook [. . .] Fourth Edition, Enlarged and Improved. To which is now added an entire new Supplement [. . .]

Author Name: Brook, Richard

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Huddersfield, Richard Brook: [c1850]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15051