AMERICAN VEGETABLE PRACTICE
1841. Item #86967
MATTSON, Morris. THE AMERICAN VEGETABLE PRACTICE, OR A NEW AND IMPROVED GUIDE TO HEALTH, DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF FAMILIES. Boston: Daniel L. Hale, 1841. Illustrated with ten black and white medical illustrations and 26 full-page colored botanical illustrations, all called for. Two volumes in one. xii, 706 pp. 8vo., brown leather, worn along edges with front hinge starting. Ex-library, with all of the usual marks. Leaf at page 369 is torn and is missing approximately a half sheet of text. One black and white plate, is chipped and torn slightly at margins, effecting only a small part of the illustration. Text and prints show occasional spotting; however, prints remain bright and vividly illustrate a wealth of practical botanical and medical knowledge from the 19th century. As is.