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The Family Herbal

  • Author:
    Hill, Sir John
  • Publisher:
    C. Brightly, and T. Kinnersley, Bungay,
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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 Uses, as Proved by Experience. Also Directions for the gathering and preserving roots, herbs, flowers, and seeds; the various methods of preserving these simples for present use; receipts for making distilled waters, conserves, syrups, electuaries, juleps, draughts &c. &c. with necessary cautions in giving them. Intended for the use of families. Undated but circa 1808. 8vo in fours. [iii], viii, [i], xl, 376pp plus colour plates. Modern quarter calf gilt over marbled boards. New endpapers. Fifty four hand-coloured plates at rear. Very good. Some spotting, offsetting and dust-soiling.
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