About plants : with many engravings.
Bibliographic Citation:
About plants : with many engravings. Worcester [Mass.] : Published by J. Grout, Jr., [184-?]
Published by J. Grout, Jr., [184-?]
  • Estimated decade of publication from Checklist of American imprints.
  • In illustrated yellow wrapper.
  • Includes an illustration of each plant.
  • Title page vignette.
  • Alphabet on p. [4].
  • First sentence: "Botany, or the study of plants, is a very interesting study, particularly for young persons."
  • Includes 16 woodcuts.
  • Contents: Frankincense -- Camphor -- Cinnamon -- The cane -- Flax -- Fig tree -- The plantain -- The mandrake -- The lign aloe -- The palm tree.
  • Citations/References: Checklist Amer. imprints, 40-16
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: frontispiece; 3 full-page woodcuts; 10 woodcuts in text; yellow pictorial wrappers; I. Mackenzie, Montreal, Dec/59, $5.00; given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 12 x 10 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Geographical Description, Local History and Natural History
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