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Cookbooks and Herbals

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Herbals, which describe the appearance of medicinal plants, tell how to gather, prepare, preserve and store them. These books contribute to the work of physicians, pharmacists and botanists by providing data about the indication and dosage of these plants. Elizabethan literature is filled with references to herbal lore, herbs and their uses, herb gardens, and manners and customs associated with herbs and their use. Thus herbals can provide a vivid background of life in times past.

An interest in cookbooks and household management is a legacy from FSU’s earliest years as a women’s college. Cookbooks are held in our Rare Book, Florida and Scottish collections. The oldest in our cookbook collection is from 1622 Venice.

The separate collections of cookbooks and herbals held in Special Collections & Archives are presented together here in a single digital collection.

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natural history of plants
natural history of plants
from the German of Anton Kerner von Marilaun ; translated and edited by F. W. Oliver, with the assistance of Marian Busk and Mary F. Ewart ; with about 2000 original woodcut illustrations and sixteen plates in colours., Issued in six volumes, each with individual t.-p., called Divisional volume I-VI. of which I-III form vol. 1 and IV-VI form vol. 2. The general title-page, preface and table of contents of vol. 1 are bound at the end of Divisional volume III; those of vol. 2 are bound at the end of Divisional volume VI., Plate I is accompanied by descriptive letterpress on guard sheet; pt. II, III, V, VI, IX, XII-XVI have outline diagrams on guard sheets., Vol. 6 includes index.
natural history of plants
natural history of plants
from the German of Anton Kerner von Marilaun ; translated and edited by F. W. Oliver, with the assistance of Marian Busk and Mary F. Ewart ; with about 2000 original woodcut illustrations and sixteen plates in colours., Issued in six volumes, each with individual t.-p., called Divisional volume I-VI. of which I-III form vol. 1 and IV-VI form vol. 2. The general title-page, preface and table of contents of vol. 1 are bound at the end of Divisional volume III; those of vol. 2 are bound at the end of Divisional volume VI., Plate I is accompanied by descriptive letterpress on guard sheet; pt. II, III, V, VI, IX, XII-XVI have outline diagrams on guard sheets., Vol. 6 includes index.
natural history of plants
natural history of plants
from the German of Anton Kerner von Marilaun ; translated and edited by F. W. Oliver, with the assistance of Marian Busk and Mary F. Ewart ; with about 2000 original woodcut illustrations and sixteen plates in colours., Issued in six volumes, each with individual t.-p., called Divisional volume I-VI. of which I-III form vol. 1 and IV-VI form vol. 2. The general title-page, preface and table of contents of vol. 1 are bound at the end of Divisional volume III; those of vol. 2 are bound at the end of Divisional volume VI., Plate I is accompanied by descriptive letterpress on guard sheet; pt. II, III, V, VI, IX, XII-XVI have outline diagrams on guard sheets., Vol. 6 includes index.
new herbal, or historie of plants
new herbal, or historie of plants
First set forth in the Dutch or Almaigne tongue, by that learned D. Rembert Dodoens ... and now first translated out of French into English, by Henry Lyte ..., Engraved t.p., p. 355-358 wanting., Bookplate of William Paton Ker., Summary: Subtitle: wherein is contained the whole discourse and perfect description of all sorts of herbes and plants: their diuers and sundry kinds; their names, natures, operations, and vertues and that not onely of those which are here growing in this our country of Engalnd [!], but of all others also of forraine realmes commonly vsed in physicke
new herball
new herball
gathered and made by Wylliam Turner., Black letter., Illustrated with woodcuts, from Fuch's De Historia Stirpium., Signatures: A⁶, B⁸, C-0⁶, P⁸., Leaves A¹-⁶, B¹-⁸, and P³-⁸, are facsimilies., Summary: Subtitle: wherin are conteyned the names of herbes in Greke, Latin, Englysh, Duch, Frenche, and in the potecaries and herbaries Latin, with the properties degrees, and naturall places of the same
queen-like closet, or, Rich cabinet
queen-like closet, or, Rich cabinet
by Hannah Wolley., The second part (p. <157>-344) has special title pages dated 1674., Gift presented in memory of Ruth Beach Haselton by Helen Beach., Summary: Subtitle: stored with all manner of rare receipts for preserving, candying and cookery, very pleasant and beneficial to all ingenious persons of the female sex : to which is added a supplement, presented to all ingenious ladies, and gentlewomen
treasury of drugs unlock'd
treasury of drugs unlock'd
In memory of Mrs. Louise Richardson. Given by Opal Free.
treatise of the materia medica
treatise of the materia medica
by William Cullen., Imprint varies: v. 2, Edinburgh: Printed. Re-printed for, and sold by, R. Hodge, T. Allen and S. Campbell, New-York; J. Crukshank, and R. Campbell, Philadelphia. M.DCC.LXXXIX.
universal herbal
universal herbal
Preface dated 1820., Engraved illustrations hand-colored., Summary: Subtitle: or, Botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system ... With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements
universal herbal
universal herbal
Preface dated 1820., Engraved illustrations hand-colored., Summary: Subtitle: or, Botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system ... With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements

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