Title page, vol. 2.
Systematic and General Descriptions,
Plates, of all the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic,
comprehended in the
Catalogues of the Materia Medica,
as published by the
Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh:
accompanied with a
Circumstantial Detail of their Medicinal Effects,
and of the
Diseases in which they have been most Successfully Employed.
by William Woodville, M. D.
Fellow of the Linnean Society,
of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Physician to the Small-pox and inoculation Hospitals.
In three volumes.
-- et herbarum subjecta potentia nobis.
Printed and Sold for the Author, by James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street.
M. DCC. XCII.
To James Edward Smith, M. D., F. R. S.
President Of The Linnean Society,
Possessor Of The Linnean Collection.
Not only Friendship and Gratitude, but Propriety induce me to dedicate this Volume to You: for, as the first Volume of this Work, which relates both to Medicine and Botany, has been honoured by the Patronage of the President of the Royal College of Physicians, I am happy to find a Botanical Patron, to do equal Honour to the second Volume, in the President of the Linnean Society.
I have the honour to be
With the utmost respect and esteem,
Your faithful Servant,
February 20th, 1792.