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There are four S G Brooker, R C Cooper and R C Cambie books listed on this page:

1) New Zealand Medicinal Plants,  soft cover, 1961. (SOLD)
2) New Zealand Medicinal Plants,  soft cover, 1961. (SOLD)
3) New Zealand Medicinal Plants,  hard cover, 1987. (SOLD)
4) New Zealand Medicinal Plants,  soft cover, 1993. (SOLD)

New Zealand Medicinal Plants, 1961. New Zealand Medicinal Plants, 1961. New Zealand Medicinal Plants, 1987. New Zealand Medicinal Plants, 1993.

New Zealand Medicinal Plants
(SOLD)

A Handbook of the Auckland War Memorial Museum

by S G Brooker and R C Cooper

All 12 plates are from the collection of Banks and Solander illustrations in the library of the Auckland Institute and Museum.

Unity Press Ltd. Auckland. 1961.

Condition: Good. Spine worn and pages exposed at top. Small tear on bottom left of front cover.

Soft cover.
pp. 46
Size: 18.5cm x 24cm

Price: US$40.00

(price includes shipping)

New Zealand Medicinal Plants
(SOLD)

A Handbook of the Auckland War Memorial Museum

by S G Brooker, R C Cooper,

Unity Press Ltd. - Auckland 1961.
First edition.

In the introduction the authors say: "The purpose of this handbook is to bring together all available reports on the medicinal use of New Zealand plants. Observations on this subject have been recorded by early voyagers, travellers and explorers, missionaries, scientists, medical men, Maoris and pakehas. Some had little knowledge of plants, and there are obvious difficulties in identifying the plants to which they refer ..."

Condition: Very good, some fading to the cover.
pp.46
Paper cover (monograph), stapled
Size: 25cm x 18.5cm

Price: US$60.00

(price includes shipping)

New Zealand Medicinal Plants
(SOLD)

by S G Brooker, R C Cambie and R C Cooper

Extensively illustrated with drawings and photos.

Heinemann Publishers, Auckland, 1987, second edition.

Condition: Very good, minor damage to top coner of cover.
pp. 268.
Hard cover
Size: 23.5cm x 15.5cm

Price: US$50.00

(price includes shipping)

New Zealand Medicinal Plants
(SOLD)

S G Brooker, R C Cambie, R C Cooper,

Reed Books, 1993, Third edition.

"BOTANICAL NOTES: Mamaku -- This tall, handsome tree-fern is common throughout New Zealand and is frequently planted in collections overseas.
MEDICAL NOTES: The young fronds were used for poulticing inflamed mammae and were also scraped and used for drawing boils. The fronds were also boiled and the liquid was drunk to assist discharge of the afterbirth. The hairy outer skin was ..."

Condition: Excellent.
pp.268
Soft cover
Size: 23cm x 15.5cm

Price: US$50.00

(price includes shipping)