From Philip S. Wales’ Mechanical therapeutics : a practical treatise on surgical apparatus, appliances, and elementary operations (1867).
From Thomas Martyn and Frederick Polydore Nodder’s Flora rustica: exhibiting … figures of such plants as are either useful or injurious in husbandry Volume I (1791).
From Bauhin Caspar and Theodor de Bry’s Theatrum anatomicum (1605).
From Lady Caroline Catherine Wilkerson’s Weeds and wild flowers : their uses, legends, and literature (1858).
From Shirley Hibberd and F. Edward Hulme’s Familiar garden flowers (1879).
So lets start with this charming figure from JH Brown’s 1865 Spectropia; or, Surprising spectral illusions. Showing ghosts everywhere, and of any colour.
From Alfred Moquin-Tandon’s Le monde de la mer (1866).
From John Hill’s The useful family-herbal : or, an account of all those English plants which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience … (1789).
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