A New Family Herbal: Or Popular Account of The Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and The Arts; The Plants Drawn From Nature, By Henderson: And Engraved On Wood, By Thomas Bewick. Robert John M. D. Thornton.
A New Family Herbal: Or Popular Account of The Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and The Arts; The Plants Drawn From Nature, By Henderson: And Engraved On Wood, By Thomas Bewick
A New Family Herbal: Or Popular Account of The Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and The Arts; The Plants Drawn From Nature, By Henderson: And Engraved On Wood, By Thomas Bewick
A New Family Herbal: Or Popular Account of The Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and The Arts; The Plants Drawn From Nature, By Henderson: And Engraved On Wood, By Thomas Bewick

A New Family Herbal: Or Popular Account of The Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and The Arts; The Plants Drawn From Nature, By Henderson: And Engraved On Wood, By Thomas Bewick

London: Richard Phillips, 1810. Hardcover. 901 pages. 22 x 13.5 cm. 261 engravings. Although Thornton studied medicine, his passion was botany. Thornton was best known for the unique collection of illustrations of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus - titled the Temple of flora. Lacks 1/2 title page and portrait present in some copies. Rebound in boards and half leather. Some foxing and toning but overall clean - images are generally not foxed. 19th Centruy diced leather spine over marbled boards, newer label. Very good. Item #2525

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