1859 Rare Book - Wild Flowers and Medicinal Uses color Illustrated by Noel Humphreys.
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Author: Thomson, Spencer. (Illustrator, Noel Humphreys).
Title: Wild Flowers: How to See and How to Gather Them. With Remarks on the Economical & Medicinal Uses of our Native Plants.
Publisher: London, Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge, 1859. New Edition. Revised.
Size: 6.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: xx-309-32 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, signature of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 8 hand-colored illustrations by Noel Humphreys.
The book: Rare and attractive edition of this book on Wild Flowers and Medicinal Uses, color Illustrated by Noel Humphreys.
The illustrator: Henry Noel Humphreys (1810–1879), was a British illustrator, naturalist, entomologist, and numismatist. Humphreys was born on 4 January 1810 in Birmingham, the son of James Humphreys, and was educated at King Edward's School there. He studied medieval manuscripts in Italy as a young man and became an accomplished scholar in numerous subjects. In addition to his entomological texts, Humphreys wrote works on ancient Greek and Roman coins, archaeology, and the art of writing and printing.
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