THE MEDICINAL AND POISONOUS PLANTS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN AFRICA: Being An Account Of Their Medicinal And Other Uses, Chemical Composition, Pharmacological Effects And Toxicology In Man And Animal.
Edition: Second edition.
Edinburgh: E & S Livingstone, 1962. dj. Hardcover - The second - and best - edition of this authoritative and comprehensive work. In fact, it is so signficantly changed from the original 1932 edition, that is more like a new work. The title was changed to include Eastern Africa to reflect the expanded area it covers, and the book has over 1000 additional pages. Illustrated with botanical color paintings, black and white drawings and photographs, some in color. Bibliography, European names, vernacular names, active principles, index and more. pp. xii 1457.
Condition: Very good+ in gray cloth in a very good dust jacket (previous owner's name and stamp, some rubbing to the dj). A very large and heavy book.