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Woodville S Three-volume Medical Botany/1790/true First Edition/fine Leather Bnd For Sale

Woodville S Three-volume Medical Botany/1790/true First Edition/fine Leather Bnd

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VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION
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“PROBABLY THE FINEST OF ALL COLOR-PLATE MEDICAL BOTANIES IN ENGLISH”
205 FINELY ENGRAVED HAND-COLORED BOTANICAL PLATES

MEDICAL BOTANY
Containing Systematic and General Descriptions
With Plates, of All the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic,
Comprehended in the Catalogues of the Materia Medica,
as Published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh
Accompanied with a Circumstantial Detail of Their Medicinal Effects,
and of the Diseases in Which they have been most Successfully Employed.
by
WILLIAM WOODVILLE
In Three Volumes

LONDON: Published for the Author by James Phillips, 1790 [-93] [published date: 1790-93]. Rare First edition in three volumes. 4to. 9.75" x 7.75" inches (LxB). Pp. xiv, 182, (2); xii, 183-368, (2); viii, 369-578, xii pages + 205 (of 210) copper engraved hand-colored Botanical plates, numbered 1-185 and 191-210. Fine original contemporary full diced russian brown calf leather boards, gilt decorated spine sympathetically rebacked in antique style, using matching brown calf leather spine with 5 raised bands, red & black gilt lettered morocco labels in compartments. Volume I published 1790; volume II in 1792 and volume III in 1793. Rare First edition of this illustrated comprehensive catalogue of all the plants in the Materia Medica of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, with 205 (of 210) beautiful vivid hand-colored engraved plates.
“Probably the finest of all color-plate medical botanies in English, containing systematic and general descriptions of all the plants in the Materia Medica of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh. It remained the standard work on the plants of the British pharmacopoeia until the 1880s” (Garrison-Morton). “Dr. Woodville had a strong taste for botany, and appropriated two acres of ground at King’s Cross belonging to the hospital as a botanical garden, which he maintained at his own expense. In 1790 he published the first volume of his great work Medical Botany, in which he gave a description of all the medicinal plants mentioned in the catalogues of the Materia Medica published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh. These descriptions were illustrated by plates and accompanied by an account of the medicinal effects of the plants” (DNB). Though Woodville was at first hostile to Jenner’s discovery of the use of cowpox to inoculate against smallpox, he soon enthusiastically adopted and promoted Jenner’s theory, and made many experiments with a view to elucidating it. In 1800 Woodville and Jenner together published A Comparative Statement of Facts and Observations Relative to the Cow-pox. A supplementary volume, containing plants not included in the Materia Medica, was issued separately in 1794. Garrison-Morton 1838.1. A classic work. Complete as issued. There are numerous close-up pictures of the contents given below; please click on them for a detailed description (See Scans below). Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition.

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CONDITION REPORT: A rare book set in a fine original contemporary full calf leather boards, gilt decorated spine sympathetically rebacked in antique style, using matching brown calf leather with 5 raised bands, red & black gilt lettered morocco labels (See Scans below), some wear/tear, scuffing to covers, spine, ends & corners (See Scans below), pages-plates with some age toning, sporadic foxing, mostly to text (See Scans below), the binding is tight & intact (See Scans below). The leather is smooth & supple to the touch (See Scans below). Note: Page 13 - D1 in volume 1 with horizontal tear across the middle of the page, only 205 (of 210) hand-col. eng. plts., numbered 1-185 and 191-210 (See Scans below). Volume 2 title page is a bit soiled & the first plate in volume 3 is edgeworn, new endpapers added. There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal. Please click on any of the 50+ images above & below in the listing for enlarged close-up pictures of details, virtues & flaws (See Scans below).


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