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A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America [botanical reference book]

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Dates
1884
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000008009 a-b
Description
Yellow fabric covered hard cover reference book (a) with illustrations of plants in both line drawings and lithographs; Topics: Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants; 292 pages; separate brown sheet of paper (b) printed on both sides advertsing other books and prints availa…
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Accession Number
000008009 a-b
Author
Laurence Johnson, M.D.
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Botany
Description
Yellow fabric covered hard cover reference book (a) with illustrations of plants in both line drawings and lithographs; Topics: Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants; 292 pages; separate brown sheet of paper (b) printed on both sides advertsing other books and prints available through the publisher.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Maker
William Wood & Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1884
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: black
ink: black
fabric: yellow
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "A // MANUAL // OF THE // MEDICAL BOTANY OF NORTH AMERICA // BY // LAURENCE JOHNSON, A.M., M.D. // NEW YORK // WILLIAM WOOD & COMPANY // 56 & 58 LAYFAYETTE PLACE // 1884"; on cover: "WOOD'S LIBRARY // OF // STANDARAD // MEDICAL // AUTHORS"; on sheet of paper: "GANOT'S PHYSICS // Elementary Treatise on Physicis, // EXPERIMENTAL AND APPLIED"; on reverse: "PICTURES FOR // PHYSICIAN'S OOFICES. // NEW AND ATTRACTIVE SUBJECTS NOW READY. // SEND FOR ILLUSTRATED DESCRIPTIVE CIRCULAR. // WM. WOOD & CO., Medical Publishers // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
23.4 cm
Width
15.5 cm
Depth
2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Exterior shows minor wear
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Research Facts
Medical flora or, Manual of the medical botany of the United States of North America : containing a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: and notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes.
Lawrence E. Johnson is an affiliate research fellow in the humanities at the University of Adelaide in South Australia. He has also taught at West Virginia University and Flinders University. His articles have appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including International Logic Review, the Review of Metaphysics, Environmental Ethics, the Monash Bioethics Review and the Journal of Natural History, and he has also contributed to several literary journals.
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