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THORNTON, Robert John.
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A new family herbal; or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet and the arts.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792

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London
Publishing year:
1810
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(8o)
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Language(s):
English

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017363146
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Author:
Thornton, Robert John.
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Title:
A new family herbal ... / Robert John Thornton.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792

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s.n
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S.l
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1810
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English

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Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
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A new family herbal, or, Popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants : used in medicine, diet and the arts / by Robert John Thornton ; the plants drawn from nature by Henderson ; and engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792.

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Publisher:
Printed for R. Phillips
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1810
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Physical description:
xvi, 901 p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 23 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Printed by Richard Taylor and Co., Shoe Lane, London"--half title verso.
Includes index.
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Subject:
Botany, Medical.
Herbs
Additional author(s):
Henderson, Peter Charles,
1791-1829.
Bewick, Thomas,
1753-1828.
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Richard Philips.
Richard Taylor and Co.
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ocm03852056
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Author:
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
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Title:
A new family herbal : or, Popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts / by Robert John Thornton ... the plants drawn from nature by Henderson : and engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792

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Publisher:
Richard Phillips
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1810
Edition:
Physical description:
xvi, 901, [3] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Dedicated to: Andrew Duncan, M.D. Printed by Richard Taylor.
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The last three pages are a list of books published by Richard Phillips.
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NHM GENERAL - Bookplate of C. St. L. P. de Beaufort on front endpaper. Signatures 'CSLP Beaufort' and '[?] de Beaufort' on title page.
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In English.
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Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
Artist
Henderson
Bewick, Thomas,
1753-1828.
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9927606402081
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Index p. 889-901.
NHM GENERAL - A. Reynell. 18.i.1928. 12/6.
The artist was probably Peter Charles Henderson (d. 1829), identified in Dictionary of British Flower, Fruit and Still Life Painters (R. Brinsley Burbidge, 1974).
NHM GENERAL - Pencil annotations in the contents list.
NHM GENERAL - Bound. 3.ix.1928. 14/6. With marbled endpapers and covers. Part of the original binding is pasted to the front endpaper. Pages have not been trimmed.
Botany copy wanting
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Author:
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
A new family herbal : or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet and the arts / by Robert John Thornton ; the plants drawn from nature by Henderson ; and engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792.

Edition details

Publisher:
R. Phillips
Place of publication:
London ;
Publishing year:
1810
Edition:
Physical description:
xvi, 901 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Provenance:
Fife, Sarah Gildersleeve: Library
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Subject:
Medicinal plants.
Botany, Economic.
Herbs Therapeutic use.
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ocm03852056
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Author:
Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837)
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Title:
A new family herbal : or, Popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet and the arts / by Robert John Thornton ... ; the plants drawn from nature, by Henderson ; and engraven on wood, by Thomas Bewick.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for Richard Phillips
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1810
Edition:
Physical description:
xvi, 901, [19] p. : ill. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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With 283 woodcuts of various plants.
Publisher's ads [19] p. at end.
First edition; Nissen, die botanische Buchillustration, no. 954.
Includes index.
Copy 2 pages untrimmed.
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Provenance:
Ex Bibliotheca Hookeriana 1867" (on bookplate, copy 1).
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Subject:
Botany
Herbs
Medical botany
Additional author(s):
Bewick, Thomas
(1753-1828)
Hooker, William Jackson, Sir
(1785-1865)
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ocm06112473
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Author:
Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837).
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A new family herbal : or popular account of the nature and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts / By Robert John Thornton, M.D. Lecturer on Botany at Guy's Hospital, &c. &c. The plants drawn from nature, by Henderson, and engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 792

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Publisher:
Richard Phillips
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1810
Edition:
1st
Physical description:
Pp. xvi [lacking pp. i-ii], 90,1 [3, book adverts] : illus. ; 21.8 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Complete imprint statement: London: Printed for Richard Phillips, Bridge-street, Blackfriars; and may be had of all booksellers. 1810.
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Provenance:
London Copy 2: Fred Stoker bequest, 1964.
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Subject:
Medicinal plants.
19th century.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
Herbals
Additional author(s):
Duncan, Andrew
(1773-1832)
Stoker, Fred
(1878-1943)
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Richard Phillips (London, England)
Richard Taylor and Co. (London, England)
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London Copy 1: Bound in brown linen; gilt spine title: NEW / FAMILY HERBAL / - / THORNTON; gilt date at base of spine: 1810; blue speckled edges; top-edge brown-stained. London Copy 2: Half- bound in tan calf, the boards covered in purple cloth embossed in floral design; the spine with four false raised bands bearing gilt decorations; black morocco lettering-piece with gilt title: THORNTON'S / HERBAL; marbled edges.
Condition noted; 20050830. Copy 1 lacks [a]1. Copy 2: hinges weak, beginning to separate, and top half of spine detached.
BE rev, 30.8.2005. A few additions DL/23.09.08.
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London Copy 1: Pencilled note at top of dedication page: 996206.