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FLORA CESTRICA - An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester County

By: Darlington, William

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston: 1853

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39081

Condition: Near Fine


c, 498 pages; Contents clean and secure in modern full calf binding with black leather spine label & gilt lettering, colour frontispiece geological Map of Chester County. Darlington was a medical doctor and ship's surgeon who published several works in the field of early American medical botany. The earlier edition of this work was described as an attempt to enumerate and describe the flowering and filicoid plants of Chester County, in the State of Pennsylvania. With brief notions of their properties, and uses, in medicine, domestic and rural economy, and the arts. In this edition ommissions h... View more info