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Jacob Bigelow's American Medical Botany, 1817-1821. An examination of the origin, printing, binding and distribution of America?s first color plate book. With special emphasis on the manner of making and printing its colored plates.

By: Richard J. Wolfe.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: North Hills, PA; Boston, MA:, Bird and Bull Press; Boston Medical Library,: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: SFK418-009

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION, of approximately 300 copies, this is number 325, composed in Baskerville types, binding by E. G. Parrot II, cover papers are a reproduction of an early nineteenth-century woodblock paper. 8vo. 10 x 6 1/2 inches. 121, [3] pp. Title page with a decorative border in 2 colors by Fritz Eberhardt, 2 original (1 hand-colored) engraved plates of Sanguinaria Canadensis (Bloodroot) produced for the first edition of Jacob Bigelow's American Medical Botany; text ... View more info