Title: A New Family Herbal; or a History and ...
Publisher: Richard Brook [c1850], Huddersfield
Publication Date: 1850
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: 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,  pages + 22 page Supplement +  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. Bookseller Inventory # 15051
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