[Sca-cooks] Sent Sovi and A&S- advice needed
t.d.decker at att.net
Mon May 25 20:28:47 PDT 2009
Petroselinum macedonicum from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library:
Call number: QK99.A1 B544 1739 v. 2
Title: 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 of ye plants and their common uses in
Author(s): Harding, Samuel
Publisher: London : Printed for Samuel Harding, 1737-1739
Description: 2 v. : ill. (copper engravings, hand-colored) ; 38 cm.
Notes: Vol. 2 has imprint: London : Printed for John Nourse ..., 1739.
Illustrations drawn, engraved and colored by the author. Spine title:
Blackwel herbal. Each volume contains Latin and English indexes.
Subjects: Medicinal plants -- Pictorial works.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings Colored 1737 England
It appears to be a flat-leafed variety.
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