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The American Flora: Or History of Plants and Wild Flowers: Containing Their Scientific and General Description, Natural History, Chemical and Medical Properties, Mode of Culture, Propagation, &C., Designed as a Book of Reference for Botanists, Physicians, Florists, Gardeners, Students, Etc. V.1
Green & Spencer, Savannah, Georgia 1851 - Edition? Large Octavo? Large Quarto? Leather with gilt lettering to spine (I think these are original front and back cover, but Spine is a repair). Elaborate gilt decoration on front and back cover. gilt edges. Color frontis and 48 color plates. Asa Strong, a physician, was one of the most popular natural history writers of his day. The qualities of each plant are given and its medicinal uses explained. Scattered foxing, confined largely to the text, plates generally clean and brightly colored. Very Good. Bottom corners bumped. Significant rubbing to bottom edge; mild wear to front and top edge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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