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The Growing World by  Dr. O.  Phelps Brown - First Edition - 1874 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Growing World

by Brown, Dr. O. Phelps

Condition: Very Good


New Jersey: Private Press. Very Good. 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. A monthly subscription, this volume is two years (24 issues) bound in a single volume. Oliver Phelps Brown (1823-1878) was a renowned herbalist of the Victorian era. Each edition is filled with illustrations, poems, stories, explorations of new discoveries, political reports from around the world along with plugs for Dr. Brown's healing herbs. "Set in close, condensed type (with) splendid illustrations… (of) interesting and varied in its topics..." Cover edges worn to board but not frayed. Remains snugly bound. Papers are toned a very few have short tears, one repaired. Some of the original paper folds remain clear, there are a few smudges and stains throughout the volume showing use. This is an exceptionally nice exhibit of primary source material. Also of interest to those who collect Brown's ointment jars ; 4to- 9 ¾- 12" tall. "; fair .
  • Bookseller: E Ridge fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003421
  • Title: The Growing World
  • Author: Brown, Dr. O. Phelps
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Private Press
  • Place: New Jersey
  • Date published: 1874
  • Keywords: Primary Source Victorian America, News Journals, New Jersey, New York, Herbalist, Natural Medicine Antiquarian & Rare; History. NOISBN, Dr. Oliver Phelps Brown's Ointment Jars
  • Bookseller catalogs: States: Southeast;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books; HISTORY / General;

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