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The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty by  John Hill - First Edition - 1756 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio577)

The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty

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The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty

by Hill, John

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First edition. Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's Inn; J. Hodges near London BridgeJ. Newbery, in St. Paul's Churchyard; B. Collins; And S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster Row. London. 1756. Folio. Engraved frontispiece. Title page in red and black. (2), dedication, 533, (3) index pp. Text in double columns. Decorative engraved tailpieces. 75 engraved plates. Contemporary full calf. Spine in seven compartments with raised bands and red leather label. Relaid to joints and corners. Inner margin repair to title, lower edges of 1-4 chipped, paper fault small hole to 47/8, short closed tear to 113/4 with basic paper repair to verso, minor insect damage to lower margin 169/70, repair to outer margin 429/30. Toning/darkening to feps, frontis and title. Occasional spotting, a bright crisp handsome copy.

Pressed grasses have been loosely inserted at 269, 303, 337, 351, 419, 431, 437, 499, and at plate 71. A small historic and faded note list of plants loosely inserted.

Decoratively inscribed, with floral embellishment, to verso of ffep "John Gainsworth Senior" dated March 10, 1833. Further word removed by scorching..

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio577
Title
The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty
Author
Hill, John
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray’s Inn; J. Hodges near London BridgeJ. Newbery, in St. Paul’s Churchyard; B. C
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1756
Keywords
Herbal, Botany, Gardening
Bookseller catalogs
Natural HIstory; Gardening;
Size
Folio

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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folio
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edges
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calf
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spine
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title page
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plate
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