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LETTSOM, JOHN COAKLEY   1744-1815


  • The natural history of the tea-tree
  • Subjects: tea, medicine, botany,

    • 1. The natural history of the tea-tree, with observations on the medical qualities of tea, and effects of tea-drinking.
      London: printed for Edward and Charles Dilly   1772
      8 cm.   viii, 64 p. pl.  
      GB:   ENLS*   LBL  
      US:   DNAL   MH-A   WU  

      --another ed. Dublin: printed by R. Marchbank for J. Williams, T. Walker and C. Jenkins, 1772. LBL; LeU(B)
      --a new ed. London: printed by J. Nichols, for Charles Dilly, 1799. ENLS; LBL: CtY; DCLC
      1. The copy (1771 ed.) held by the ENLS has a line engraving of a tea plant between pages 8 and 9. In the 1799 ed., of which the ENLS also hold a copy, the same engraving, now colour-tinted, is properly placed where a frontispiece should be.


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