1868 Rare Book - 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, 1868. Fourth Edition.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: xvi-322 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, some light foxing throughout - as shown, armorial bookplate - signature and date of George Maule Allen on the first endpaper - as shown, small chip repaired on the outer margin of page 294 without affecting the text - 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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