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American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, by  1786-1879  Jacob - Hardcover - 1817 [-1820] - from The Owl at the Bridge (SKU: OB950)

American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis,

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American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis,: and properties and uses in medicine, diet and the arts, with coloured engravings. By Jacob Bigelow, M.D. Rumford Professor and lecturer on materia medica and botany in Harvard University.

by Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

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Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard, at the Boston Bookstore, no. 1, Cornhill, 1817 [-1820]. The sixty color plates are a landmark of American book illustration. Austin, R. B., Early American Medical Imprints, 205. Hard Cover. Three volumes: xi, [17]-197, [1] pages, XX leaves of plates; xvi, [15]-199, [1] pages, leaves XXI-XL of plates; x, [11]-197, [1] pages, leaves XLI-LX of plates; 26 cm. Bound in full tree leather; hinges expertly repaired; VG. Pencil owner name, "Benjamin Jones Perry, Montgomery County Maryland," in each volume. Perry (1805-1889) moved his practice to Washington, D.C., in 1860. Stock#OB950.

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Title
American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis,
Author
Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published by Cummings and Hilliard, at the Boston Bookstore, no. 1, Cornhill.
Place of Publication
Boston MA
Date published
1817 [-1820]
Keywords
19th century American Medical Botany
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Following the death of The Veritable Owl in March 2019 we are no longer buying. We have a substantial stock and continue to list reference, art history, and Italian literature from our private collection. We welcome inquiries and are happy to discuss discounts and bulk purchases.

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