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MEDICAL FLORA; OR, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. Containing a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: And notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes by  C(onstantine) S(amuel) RAFINESQUE - First Edition - 1828 & 1830 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 019189)

MEDICAL FLORA; OR, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. Containing a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: And notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes

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MEDICAL FLORA; OR, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. Containing a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: And notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes

by RAFINESQUE, C(onstantine) S(amuel)

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Philadelphia: Atkinson & Alexander (first volume); Samuel C. Atkinson (second volume), 1828 & 1830. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor chip here and there; plate 26 with clean horizontal tear with no loss; contents generally clean and binding Fine. Overall Near Fine. Two duodecimo (4-1/4" x 7-1/4") volumes bound in recent burgundy cloth-backed off-white boards with title information printed in black on both boards and printed white paper spine labels, new endpapers. Illustrated with 100 plates printed in green ink on varying sheet sizes. In this work, of which a projected third volume was never published, Rafinesque attempted to provide a comprehensive guide of native flora for the use of American doctors and pharmacists. Rafinesque made important botanical explorations on his 2,000-mile tour, mostly on foot, to the west of the Alleghenies in 1818. This work includes a number of previously unpublished Native American remedies.

Garrison-Morton 1849; Nissen, Botany 1579; Norman 1774; Pritzel 7401; Sabin 67457.

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Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
019189
Title
MEDICAL FLORA; OR, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. Containing a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: And notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes
Author
RAFINESQUE, C(onstantine) S(amuel)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Minor chip here and there; plate 26 with clean horizontal tear with no loss; contents generally clean and binding Fine. Overall
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Atkinson & Alexander (first volume); Samuel C. Atkinson (second volume)
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1828 & 1830
Keywords
19th Century; Rare; Medicine; Illustrated Books; Botanicals; Americana; Native American
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Medicine; Botanicals;

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We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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