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MEDICINA BRITANNICA , or a treatise on such physical plants, as are generally to be found in the fields or gardens in Great-Britain: Containing A particular Account of their Nature, Virtues, and Uses.
London: printed for R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, opposite the Old Bailey, on Ludgate-Hill, MDCCXLVII. [1747]. Together with the observations of the most learned physicians, as well ancient as modern, communicated to the late ingenious Mr. Ray, and the learned Dr. Sim. Pauli. Adapted More especially to the Occasions of those, whose Condition or Situation of Life deprives them, in a great Measure, of the Helps of the Learned. By Tho. Short, of Sheffield, M. D. The second edition. To which is added, an appendix: containing the true preparation, preservation, uses and doses of most forms of remedies necessary for private Families. SECOND EDITION 1747, with the addition of a separately paginated appendix. 8vo, approximately 210 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, pages: Advert leaf, [2], xxxi, [1] errata, 1-352, 1-40, bound in full contemporary calf, rebacked with original spine relaid. Binding rubbed, small repairs to corners, endpapers and first page of Preface foxed, pale foxing throughout, mostly to margins, long old ink note in 1 margin and a few old ink plant names to the section on English and Latin Names, a few creases to top corners due to turning, otherwise a good copy. See: Blanche Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, Volume 3, No 1317, page 112, listing first edition; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Library, Volume 5, page 105, listing the second edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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