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A New Family Herbal : or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants Used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts. Thornton, Robert John and Bewick, Thomas (Wood-engravings) - 1810

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A New Family Herbal : or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants Used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts.
Thornton, Robert John and Bewick, Thomas (Wood-engravings)  

Book Description: Hardback 1st Edition, 8vo, xvi prelims, 888pp text with 283 plants drawn from nature by Henderson and engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick, xiii index 3pp publisher's adverts. Very good in full bound speckled calf, old rebound spine with patterned lined compartments, flower decoration and gilt titles on red leather label, probably new end papers, edge of boards a little rubbed but interior very clean and tight. 5 Contemporary ink corrections to numbers on contents page. 
Binding: Hardcover/Leather