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cover of Medicinal plants in folk tradition. An ethnobotany of Britain and Ireland

Medicinal plants in folk tradition. An ethnobotany of Britain and Ireland

by Allen, David E. & Hatfield, Gabrielle

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Published
2004
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Timber Press. Portland and Cambridge. 2004. Small quarto. 431pp. Frontispiece, text illustrations, colour plates. Original green cloth, gilt to spine, in the original dust wrapper. A fine copy. "The first comprehensive account of medicinal uses of wild plants by the country folk of Britain and Ireland". Includes a useful bibliography.
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cover of A monograph of the genus Sabicea

A monograph of the genus Sabicea

by Wernham, Herbert Fuller

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Published
1914
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First edition. Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum. London. 1914. Octavo. Half title, title, (2) 80pp. 1 large folding plate, tables, 12 tissue guarded (each tissue guard with printed explanation) litho plates. Black endpapers. Original green cloth, blind bordering, gilt vignette to upper board, gilt lettering to spine. Tips rubbed. Short closed tear to lower… Read more
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cover of The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty

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First edition. Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's Inn; J. Hodges near London Bridge; J. 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… Read more
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cover of Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

by Black, William George

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Published
1883
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First edition
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First edition. Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock. London. 1883. Octavo. 11, (1), 228pp. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, faded. Short splits to joints at head of spine. Rubbed to extremities. Occasional light spotting. William George Black CBE, FSA (1857 – 1932) Scottish antiquary, lawyer and politician. This is the authoritative English work on medical folklore. Publication of… Read more
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cover of The Pelargonium Family. The species of Pelargonium, Monsonia and Sarcocaulon

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First edition. Quarto. viii, 104pp. Colour plates and text illus. Very good copy in original cloth and original protected dust wrapper.
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cover of The gardens of the British working class

The gardens of the British working class

by Willes, Margaret

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Published
2014
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413pp. Illustrations in colour and monochrome. Very good in original dust wrapper. As new.
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cover of Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.

Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.

by Sutherland, William

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Published
1871
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William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh and London. 1871. Octavo. 4 (ads), lxvi, 321, 16 (ads)pp. Original green decorative cloth, gilt, bevelled edges. Rubbed and worn to extremities. Hinges cracked, but firm. Pages untrimmed, occasional spotting. William Sutherland (1833-1920) Scottish horticulturalist (Herbaceous) at Kew, Florence Court and Minto Roxburghshire, home of the Earl of Minto (subject of the conservation scandal of 1992).… Read more
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cover of The Floral Register; containing figures and descriptions of nearly all tender and hardy plants, which have been lately introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain.

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Simkin and Marshall; Groombridge & Sons, [1825-1850] Two Parts bound in one volume. Small quarto. Engraved half title, Title page Part I, xvi, 240pp; Title page Part II, 13, 144pp. 3066 woodcuts. Contemporary half morocco, gilt, raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Corners rubbed. Index to Part II and pp141-144 originally published in smaller… Read more
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