The Ceylon Moss. Communications read to the Royal Medico-Botanical Society of London

By: SIGMOND, George W., & FARRE, Frederic

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Slim octavo, pp 85, original cloth, lacking spine, upper cover detached, contents (understandably), becoming weak. (With the charming little book label of "L.Simpson, Chemist to His Majesty"]. EXTREMELY RARE, but a poor copy.[An account of the nutritional and herbal qualities of Fucus amylaceus. "The attention of Mr Previte, during a residence in the island of Ceylon, was accidentally directed to the uses made by the natives of a moss found on the sea shore. He found that it was extensively used in the arts, and for culinary purposes."]

Title: The Ceylon Moss. Communications read to the Royal Medico-Botanical Society of London

Author Name: SIGMOND, George W., & FARRE, Frederic

Categories: Victorian, Medicine,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: 356, Strand, London, Henry Renshaw: 1840

Book Condition: Poor

Seller ID: 003391

Keywords: HERBAL. HERBALS. HERBALISM. BRYOPHYTES. MOSSES. SRI LANKA. SEAWEED. SEASHORE. MEDICINE. VICTORIAN.