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A curious herbal : containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants,...

Title: A curious herbal : containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants, which are now used in the practice of physick : engraved on folio copper plates, after drawings taken from life / by Elizabeth Blackwell ; to which is added a short description of ye plants, and their common uses in physick.
Author(s)/Relationship(s): Blackwell, Elizabeth, active 1737, author.
Harding, Samuel, -1755, publisher.
Nourse, J. (John), -1780, publisher.
Publisher: London : Printed for Samuel Harding, 1737-1739.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 38 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Language: eng
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Referenced In: Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 49
Details: folio
MeSH Subjects: Plants, Medicinal
Pictorial Work
Notes: Volume 2, plate 290 "Mint" exhibited: "Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America," HMD Reading Room, National Library of Medicine, November 3, 2016-January 12, 2018. DNLM
500 plates, engraved and hand-colored, with one leaf of descriptive text preceding each group of 4 plates.
Title pages, index, and explanatory text engraved, except volume 1, pages 1-28 in letterpress.
With an index to each volume.
Vol. 2 has imprint: printed for John Nourse at the Lamb without Temple Bar.
Issued also with different imprints. Cf. Henrey 450-455.
NLM copy, Arabic 2 after "Vol." on title page of volume 1 has been crossed out and replaced by MS. roman I. The numeral after "Vol." on t. p. of v. 2 is a roman II in MS.
Also available online.
Reproduction Status: digitized.
Provenance: NLM copy has bookplate of John Spencer, Esq. DNLM
NLM Unique ID: 2449056R
Other ID Numbers: (OCoLC)14310134


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