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A Family Herbal: The Medical Properties of British & Foreign Plants 1814

£100.00

Product description

This rare book A Family Herbal by Robert John Thornton, M.D. was published in 1814. The full title is, A Family Herbal or Familiar Account of The Medical Properties of British & Foreign Plants. Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London. The inner page shows that this book belonged to a James Balfour. The binding is the original and is damaged with wear, the title of the book on the spine has faded away. The inner binding is mostly intact but this volume would benefit from the attentions of a skilled bookbinder to fully restore it. This book is illustrated and printed on hand made paper that is in remarkably good condition. It has a dedication to Her Majesty Charlotte, Queen of England.

Item details

Author(s):
Thornton, Robert John
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1814
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
901
Publisher:
Crosby & Co
Title:
A Family Herbal

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About this item

This rare book A Family Herbal by Robert John Thornton, M.D. was published in 1814. The full title is, A Family Herbal or Familiar Account of The Medical Properties of British & Foreign Plants. Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London. The inner page shows that this book belonged to a James Balfour. The binding is the original and is damaged with wear, the title of the book on the spine has faded away. The inner binding is mostly intact but this volume would benefit from the attentions of a skilled bookbinder to fully restore it. This book is illustrated and printed on hand made paper that is in remarkably good condition. It has a dedication to Her Majesty Charlotte, Queen of England.

Author(s):
Thornton, Robert John
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1814
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
901
Publisher:
Crosby & Co
Title:
A Family Herbal

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