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LETTSOM, JOHN COAKLEY 1744-1815
- The natural history of the tea-tree
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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