A curious herbal: containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants, which are now used in the practice of physick. Engraved on folio copper plates, after drawings taken from the life. By Elizabeth Blackwell. To which is added a short description...

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Description
Tobacco: v. 1, no. 37 and plate 146. Smaller tobacco: v. 2, no. 110 and plate 437. Originally issued in 125 weekly parts, 1737-1739, each comprising leaf of text and 4 plates. Text "chiefly extracted from Mr. Joseph Miller's Botanicum officinale." Engraved throughout. Plates signed: Eliz. Blackwell delin. sculp. et pinx.
Names
Blackwell, Elizabeth, active 1737 (Engraver)
Miller, Joseph (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1739 - 1751
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for John Nourse
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: Arents S 0691
Topics
Botany
Botany, Medical
Tobacco -- Therapeutic use
Miller, Joseph -- Botanicum officinale
Genres
Botanical illustrations
Books
Prints
Notes
Ownership: Provenance: Earl of Donegall (bookplate)
Date: v. 1, 1751
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 2 v. 500 col. plates. 48 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG734437191-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10121930
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc844240-02b2-0136-26c0-792b4842cec8
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