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Chinese Medicinal Herbs of Hong Kong, Volume 2.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: 1981

Seller ID: 004048


Well illustrated, square 8vo, pp 219, paperback, a very good copy. (Text in Chinese and English) View more info

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Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness [Comunn Gaidhlig Inbhir-nis] Volume XXXIX/XL (1942-1950)

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Printed for the Society: 1963

Seller ID: 014680

Condition: Good


Frontispiece, small octavo, pp xx, 349, (one gathering of the preliminaries loose), extremely clean internally, standard green cloth, slightly bowed but otherwise very good. [Includes "Medicine Among the Gaelic Celts", and "Glenelg: Notes for a Parish History".] View more info

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Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Volume XXVI (1904-1907)

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Inverness, Printed for the Society: 1910

Seller ID: 014681

Condition: Fair


Small thick octavo, pp xx, 518, a bit used and marked internally, front hinge cracking with webbing exposed, rear hinge similar and lacking the rear endpaper, standard green cloth, rather marked and worn. [Includes "Folklore Breadalbane", "Folklore fromthe West of Ross-shire", "Notes on the County of Sutherland in the Eighteenth Century" etc.] View more info

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Catalogue of the Library at the Chelsea Physic Garden [E.J. Salisbury's copy]

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015015

Condition: Good


Small slim octavo, pp (4), 35, paperback, the booklet has been folded at some time, so there is a light crease down the centre of the pages, more noticeable on the upper cover. [From the library of the botanist E.J. Salisbury, with his signature on the upper cover, and a few notes and underlinings in the text.]. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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The Potomac Herb Journal. Volume IV numbers 2 & 3; Volume V numbers 1, 3 & 4; Volumes VI complete throught to Volume IX number 3 + Index for 1965 - 69

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Potomac Unit of the Herb Society of America:

Seller ID: 015271

Condition: Very Good


1968-1973. Paperbacks, each issue comprised 16 pages with an illustration and usually several short articles and recipes. Rarely occurs for sale. View more info

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Aroma - The Magic of Essential Oils in Food and Fragrance

By: Aftel, Mandy & Patterson, Daniel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Artisan: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012505

ISBN: 1579652646

Condition: As New


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 216, a very good copy in very slightly rubbed dustwrapper. ["A New Way of Thinking About Food and Fragrance Turn a brilliant natural perfumer loose in a chef's kitchen and you get vanilla perfume, saffron, ginger, and blood orange bath salts, and a cucumber mist. Turn a brilliant chef loose in a perfumer's pantry and you get rose-infused steamed bass, peach-jasmine sorbet, and scores of other startlingly original recipes using floral and herbal aromas. Aroma permeates every cuisine, from ancient to modern, in every culture and at every level, but what this pio... View more info

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The Poppy and Other Deadly Plants

By: Baskin, Esther

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press (a Seymour Lawrence Book): 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014343

Condition: Very Good


With very atmospheric illustrations by Leonard Baskin, slim quarto, pp 74, black cloth, a very fine copy in a slightly worn and chipped dustwrapper with one closed tear on the upper cover. View more info

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The Illustrated Herbal

By: Blunt, Wilfrid & Raphael, Sandra

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 1994

Seller ID: 015292

ISBN: 0711209146

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 190, very clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is wrinkled and very slightly torn along its top edge. View more info

The Elixirs of Nostradamus

By: Boeser, Knut (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wakefield, Rhode Island, Moyer Bell: 1996

Seller ID: 000864

ISBN: 1559211555


Illustrated with colour reproductions of medieval engravings, pp xxx, 162, dustwrapper, very good. First published in Germany in 1994, this translation includes the best of Nostradamus' original recipes for elixirs, scented water, beauty potions and sweetmeats, together with an informative foreword, introduction and glossary. View more info

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Medicinal Plants of North Africa

By: Boulos, Loutfy

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Algonac, Michigan, Reference Publications, Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author and artist

Seller ID: 015021

ISBN: 0917256166

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with botanical line drawings, octavo, pp 286, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Nigel Hepper's copy, signed by author and artist. SCARCE. [Covers Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt.] View more info

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The Macdonald Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants

By: Chiej, Roberto

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1984

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 012492

ISBN: 0356105415

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small octabo, pp 448, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded on its spine. VERY SCARCE - particularly in hardback. View more info

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Index Stirpium Hortus Botanicus (the first plan of Leiden Botanic Garden)

By: Clusius. Cluyt.

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 013783

Condition: Good


Originally drawn up in1594, the year of its creation, this is a poorly produced photo copy of the original manuscript, paperback, ring-bound. It is not clear if this was ever issued for sale, or if it has been produced privately. [The drawings of this first garden plan have been preserved in Leiden University Library, and include a list of the plants in each numbered section. This reveals that there were not only medicinal plants in the garden but anything on which Clusius and Cluyt could lay their hands: not, strictly speaking, a hortus medicus, but a genuine hortus botanicus. Furthermore,... View more info

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Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants: Recent Advances in Botany, Horticulture and Pharmacology. Volume 1

By: Craker, Lyle E. & Simon, James E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Oryx Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014136

ISBN: 0897741439

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp viii, 359, very clean internally, blue cloth, corners sliughtly bumped. [The articles are, in the main, extremely scientific and chemical.] View more info

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Medicinal Plants of India and Pakistan. A Concise Work Describing Plants Used for Drugs and Remedies According to Ayurvedic, Unani, Tibbi Systems and Mentioned in British and American Pharmacopoeias.

By: Dastur, J.F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bombay, D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co Private Ltd:

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014892

Condition: Very Good


12mo, pp viii, 212, not illustrated, a little foxing to the fore-edge, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers showing only the slightest signs of wear. A small format work, but very concentrated information. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Atlas of the History of Medicine. Volume 1 - Anatomy

By: De Lint, J.G.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015176

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, tall quarto, pp 96, a very good copy, with only slight wear to the red cloth. A tiny owner's name-stamp on the title page, and another and signature on the front endpaper. View more info

The Fragrant Past - perfumes of Cleopatra and Julius Ceasar

By: DONATO, Guiseppe & SEEFRIED, Monique

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Atlanta & Rome, Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca Dello Stato: 1989

Seller ID: 004004

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 64, paperback, very slightly bowed, otherwise a very good copy. [Well researched. The author's work began sometime during the mid nineteen-seventies as a researcher from the Service of Archeological Subsidiary Sciences, "a multi-disciplinary research center investigating archaeological questions with the help of the most sophisticated technology available." His work placed him in Romania to study the contents of a tomb of the first century A.D. located in Mangalia, by the Black Sea. "Among the most important objects recovered from this sepulcher were... View more info

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And Some Brought Flowers - Plants in a New World

By: Downie, Mary Ellice & Hamilton, Mary (editors)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012520

ISBN: 0802023630

Condition: Good


Illustrated with delicate watercolours by E.J. Revell, large octavo, pp xvi, 164, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, decorated cream cloth, very slightly marked, a good copy in a slightly worn and age-toned dustwrapper. [Aspects of the flora of North America, particularly Canada, as perceived by the early settlers, using contenporary accounts. When Martin Frobisher reached the coast of North America in 1576 'he commanded his company, if by any possible means they could get ashore, to bring him whatsoever thing they could first find, whether it were living or dead, st... View more info

Health from the Hedgerow - a naturalist's encyclopaedia of medicinal plants

By: Furnell, Dennis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1985

Seller ID: 008087

ISBN: 0713447125

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 217, a good copy in a very slightly worn and marked dustwrapper. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Catalogus plantarum Horti botanici Medico-cirurgicae scholae olisiponensis anno MDCCCLII

By: Gomes, B.A. & Beirao, C.M.F. da S.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Olisopone [Lisbon], Typographia Nationale:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014893

Condition: Very Good


12mo, {measures 110mm x 160mm}, pp xxvi, (ii), 258, slightly age-toned and very slightly foxed, a neat contemporary signature of Pedro Maurier on the title page, a small private library shelf label on the front endpaper, otherwise vey clean and sound internally, contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, rubbed at the margins but otherwise sound. RARE. View more info

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A History of Medicine

By: Guthrie, Douglas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 014120

Condition: Good


First reprint, 1945. Illustrated with 72 plates, octavo, pp xvi,448, fore -edge foxed, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth slightly faded otherwise very good, in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. View more info