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(*NEW ARRIVAL*) (Mexican) Maximino Martinez. Plantas Medicianales de Mexico


659 pp. Illus. incl. color plates. 8.75x6.25", jacket. Fifth Edition. Mexico: Ediciones Botas, 1969.

An impressive tome in Spanish all about the medicinal plants of Mexico, many of which are edible. Detailed presentation of Mexican medicinal plants in four main chapters: Plants whose medicinal properties have been scientifically researched, plants that have been valued but not yet scientifically researched, plants that have not yet been valued but are popularly used as medicinal plants, and plants that are listed in a volume from 1834 on the same topic. Also included are a glossary, bibliography and keyword index. With an introduction, a biography of Doctor Francisco Hernandez and notes on categorization.

Discoloration and old stains to jacket (especially spine), some chipping and short tears to extremities, a bit of faint staining to fore-edges, still very good and bright; scarce.