1866 Rare Edition - Wild Flowers and Medicinal Uses color Illustrated by Noel Humphreys.
Author: Thomson, Spencer. (Illustrator, Noel Humphreys).
Title: Wild Flowers: Where to find, and How to Know them with Remarks on the economical and Medicinal Uses of our Native Plants.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, 1866.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: xvi-318 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall worn, chipped and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, some foxing throughout - 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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