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The useful plants of Great Britain: a treatise upon the principal native vegetables capable of application as food, medicine, or in the arts and manufactures by C Pierpoint Johnson - Hardcover - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The useful plants of Great Britain: a treatise upon the principal native vegetables capable of application as food, medicine, or in the arts and manufactures

by C Pierpoint Johnson

Condition: Very Good/N


LONDON: Robert Hardwicke A very good copy in original green decorative cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. Binding is rubbed and bumped at corners, with slight pulling at top and bottom of spine, and the odd mark but is otherwise very bright and clean. The endpapers look new. Contents very clean and bright - including the 25 beautiful hand coloured plates by Sowerby.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 030646
  • Title: The useful plants of Great Britain: a treatise upon the principal native vegetables capable of application as food, medicine, or in the arts and manufactures
  • Author: C Pierpoint Johnson
  • Illustrator: John E Sowerby
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Robert Hardwicke
  • Place: LONDON
  • Keywords: Food plants; fungi; seaweeds; John E Sowerby; british plants; victorian natural history
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; Botany; Herbals and early medicine;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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