THE BRITISH HERBAL & FAMILY PHYSICIAN - Culpeper, 1860 - HERBS HERBAL MEDICINE
CULPEPER'S COMPLETE HERBAL
Book Details + Condition: Milner and Company Limited, London (Circa 1860s; ND provided). 430 pages with Index to rear. Blue boards with embossed floral decorations and gilt to front and spine. Size: 7" x 5". Full-color frontis and title page, as well as numerous detailed colored engravings of medicinal plants. More from the title: “Consisting of a comprehensive description of nearly all British and Foreign Herbs; with Their Medicinal Properties and Directions for Compounding the Medicines Extracted from Them.” Firm binding; rubbed corners, edges and spine ends; light wear to boards, with scuffing present; foxing to endpapers, with glued-in book poem and name to inside front board; name to title page and rear endpaper, and pencilled notes to last blank page - appears to be herbal recipe for "Dandelion or Nettle Beer".