Title: Culpeper's Complete Herbal & English Physician
Author: Christopher Hedley, Nicholas Culpeper
Illustrator: Unknown
Year: 1997
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Parkgate Books Ltd
Book Condition: Like New
Jacket Condition: Very Good

 

Description: First published under the title The English Physician: 369 medicines made of English Herbs, this is a true facsimile of the 1826 edition.
Contains information on preserving one's health and curing common ailments using easily available herbs. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order and accompanied by an explanation of the herbs' characteristics along with instructions for making syrups, lotions and ointments.
An indispensable reference for those interested in herbal medicine or botany in general.

Beautifully illustrated with over 200 full-colour drawings presented on 18 double-spread plates. Also features two differing portraits of Culpeper on the fep and rep, respectively.

Peppermint boards with gilt text on spine. The jacket is somewhat creased along the top and bottom and has a negligible tear where it meets the top corner of the rear board. Other than that, it is in excellent condition. The book itself is as new.

Scarce in jacket.

Measures 26.5 cm × 21.5 cm (10.8″ × 8.6″). 4to. 276 pp.

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