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Author:
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
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Title:
A Family Herbal : or familiar account of the medical properties of British and foreign plants, also their uses in dying [sic], and the various arts, arranged according to the Linnæan system, and illustrated by two hundred and fifty-eight engravings from plants drawn from nature by Henderson, and engraved by Bewick of Newcastle
Varying title form:
Thornton's herbal.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 793

Edition details

Publisher:
B. and R. Crosby and Co.
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1814
Edition:
Second edition / considerably enlarged and improved
Physical description:
xxviii, [1], x-xvi, 901 p. : 1 port., col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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General notes:
Dedicated to: Her Majesty, Charlotte, Queen of England. Printed by T. Bensley.
Contents notes:
With tables of new and former names, and an appendix of doses for adults.
Provenance:
NHM GENERAL - Bookplate of Thomas Hartley Gillfoot on front endpaper.
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Language notes:
In English.
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Additional author(s):
Bewick, Thomas,
1753-1828.
Artist
Henderson
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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OPAC identifier:
9927598802081
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Index p. 889-901.
NHM GENERAL - Presented by Basil H. Soulsby. 16.x.1930. C. Thurnam & Sons. £1.7.9.
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 drawing on a slip of paper at p. 512/513.
NHM GENERAL - Refurbished. 1.xii.1930. 2/-. With marbled endpaper, edges and covers. Tooled leather spine with raised bands.
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Title details

Author:
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
A family herbal; or, Familiar account of the medical properties of British and foreign plants, also their uses in dying, and the various arts, arranged according to the Linnean system. Plants drawn from nature by Henderson, and engraved by Bewick.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 793.

Edition details

Publisher:
Crosby
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1814
Edition:
2d ed., considerably enl. and improved.
Physical description:
xxviii, 902, [11] p. illus. 24 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Subject:
Medicinal plants.
Botany, Economic.
Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837 Portraits.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm14531717
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Attached to page 402 is an old brass page marker in the shape of a pointing finger.
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Title details

Author:
Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837)
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
A family herbal; or, Familiar account of the medical properties of British and foreign plants, also their uses in dying, and the various arts, arranged according to the Linnean system.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 793

Edition details

Publisher:
Crosby
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1814
Edition:
2d ed., considerably enl. and improved.
Physical description:
xxviii, 901 p. illus., port.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
First ed. has title: 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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Provenance:
Bookplate and signature of George Bennet, Sheffield, 1821.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm14531717
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Summary notes:
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Title details

Author:
THORNTON, Robert John.
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Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
A family herbal: or, familiar account of the medical properties of British and foreign plants, also their uses in dying, and the various arts arranged, according to the Linnæan system, and illustrated by two hundred and fifty-eight engravings from plants drawn from nature by Henderson and engraved by Bewick, of Newcastle. Second edition considerably enlarged, etc.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 793

Edition details

Publisher:
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1814
Edition:
Physical description:
8o
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
Contents notes:
Provenance:
Title history:
Language notes:
With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Additional author(s):
Bewick, Thomas,
1753-1828.
Additional corporate author(s):
Additional title(s):
OPAC identifier:
003630127
Collective uniform title:
Summary notes:
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