1820 John Hill HERBAL Medicine Plants Flowers Color Illustrated Distillation

HILL, John

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John Hill was an 18th-century English botanist who published a number of botanical works including an important family medical book entitled ‘The Family Herbal’. Seeing reprints for nearly a century after its first edition, this work is filled with direction on growing plants and vegetables, their medical properties, preservation of roots, leaves, seeds, and flowers, recipes for distillation and medical syrups, and much more. And while the contents of this work are highly interesting, the most desirable aspect of this work is the abundance of beautiful, full-page color engravings throughout.

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1820 John Hill HERBAL Medicine Plants Flowers Color Illustrated Distillation

 

John Hill was an 18th-century English botanist who published a number of botanical works including an important family medical book entitled ‘The Family Herbal’. Seeing reprints for nearly a century after its first edition, this work is filled with direction on growing plants and vegetables, their medical properties, preservation of roots, leaves, seeds, and flowers, recipes for distillation and medical syrups, and much more. And while the contents of this work are highly interesting, the most desirable aspect of this work is the abundance of beautiful, full-page color engravings throughout.

 

Item number: #18221

Price: $750

 

HILL, John

 

The family herbal, or, An account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries, with their descriptions and their use

 

Bungay : C. Brightly and Company : T. Kinnersley, [ca. 1820].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • viii, xl, 376
    • 54 color engraved plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • William White, 1868
    • Caroline Williams, 1849
    • Evered
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13.5cm)

 

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18221

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

HILL, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete