The Complete Herbal

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    New Edition.

    28cm x 22cm. iv, 402 pages, 20 hand coloured lithographic plates, engraved frontispiece. Brown half leather, brown cloth, 4 false raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative and blind rules, all edges marbled.

    To Which is Now Added, Upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs, With a Display of Their Medicinal and Occult Qualities Physically Applied to the Cure of all Disorders Incident to Mankind. To Which are now First Annexed, the English Physician Enlarged, and Key to Physic. With Rules for Compounding Medicine According to the True System of Nature. Forming a Complete Family Dispensatory and Natural System of Physic. To Which is also added, Upwards of Fifty Choice Receipts, Selected from the Author’s Last Legacy to his Wife. A New Edition, With a List of the Principal Diseases to which the Human Body is Liable, And a General Index. Illustrated by Engravings of Numerous British Herbs and Plants, Correctly Coloured from Nature. Originally published in 1653. This edition with no date, circa mid-nineteenth century.

    Crudely rebacked. General shelf and handling wear and soiling to binding. Foxing to first and last pages, and plates 1-5, mostly to versos.. Good Condition.

    $300.00 AUD

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