Nine 18th Century Woodville Botanical Engravings

S/N:CHA891

  • Set of Nine
  • £2,700.00
  • €3,149 Euro
  • $3,711 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Nine 18th Century Woodville Botanical Engravings

CHRISTOPHER HALL ANTIQUES
A set of 9 hand coloured botanical engravings from the rare first edition, published from 1790-1795, of the “Medical Botany, Containing Systematic and General Descriptions, with Plates, of all the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, Comprehended in the Catalogues of the Materia Medica, as Published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh: Accompanied with a Circumstantial Detail of their Medicinal Effects, and of the Diseases in which They have been Most Successfully Employed”.

“Medical Botany” is renowned for its descriptions of the physical appearance, location, and therapeutic use of 274 herbs believed to hold healing and other health promoting properties.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 31.5cm (12.40in)
  • W: 26cm (10.24in)

Period: 

1790

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CHRISTOPHER HALL ANTIQUES

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Run by owners Stephen Hall and Deborah Christopher, Christopher Hall Antiques and Interiors are a husband and wife team based in London.

They originally started our professional careers as hair stylists, working in many top West End salons and on numerous adverts, TV series, commercials and films.

They offer wide variety of stock from the 16th Century through to the 20th century.  Some of their items can be viewed at Alfies in London, where they have their own dedicated space.

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