THE HERBALIST. by Meyer, Joseph E. (1878-1950)

THE HERBALIST. by Meyer, Joseph E. (1878-1950) < >


Edition: First thus.

Hammond, Indiana: Hammond Book Company (Indiana Botanic Gardens), 1934. Hardcover - A guide to herbs illustrated with both full color paintings and black and white botanical drawings by Meyer himself, published primarily as a promotional tool for Meyer's botanicals. Wikipedia describes Meyer as "a botanist, writer, illustrator, publisher, and supplier of pharmaceutical-grade herbs and roots to the drug trade who became a prominent citizen and eventually a millionaire in Northwest Indiana. He was the founder of the Indiana Botanic Gardens, Calumet National Bank and Meyer Publishing (now MeyerBooks). At his death he was said to be the world's largest distributor of herbs used in salves, cosmetics, and medicines." A small slim volume, measuring approximately 3 inches wide by 6 1/2 inches tall. 400 pp.

Condition: Good overall in red cloth with black lettering and image of a Native American on the front cover (binding somewhat sprung, but still holding tight)

Book ID: 82446
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