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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 the life. / By Elizabeth Blackwell. To which is added a short description of ye plants; and their common uses in physick. Vol: II
Blackwell, Elizabeth, active 1737, author
Blackwell, Elizabeth, active 1737, artist
Nourse, J. (John), -1780, bookseller
Date Created and/or Issued
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Huntington Library
Printed Books
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Engraved throughout. With an index to each volume. Originally published in weekly installments. A reissue of the 1737 edition with the imprints re-engraved and volume statements in roman numerals. Make-up of the preliminaries varies. Engraved illustrations signed "Eliz. Blackwell delin. sculp. et pinx." Illustrations and leaves with explanatory text numbered separately; preliminaries and indexes unnumbered.
Volume 2. Huntington Library copy has the plates colored. Binding: mottled calf.
[2], 64-125, 253-500, [2] leaves : illustrations ; 47 cm
270004 v.2
Botany--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Botany--Pre-Linnean works
Herbals--Early works to 1800
Botany, Medical--Early works to 1800
270004 v.2
Printed Books, Huntington Digital Library
Bookplate on front pastedown: A gift of the Friends of the Huntington Library by special consideration.

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