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The herball: or, Generall historie of plantes

The herball: or, Generall historie of plantes

Gerard, John, 1545-1612; Priest, Robert, approximately 1550-approximately 1590; Davyes, Robert; Johnson, Thomas, -1644; Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585

Book. English.
Published London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, anno 1633
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Statement of responsibility: Gathered by John Gerarde of London, master in chirvrgerie; Very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson, citizen and apothecarye of London
Note: 2 books in 1
Note: Illustrated t.-p., engraved.
Note: Four pages, between 30 and 31, incorrectly numbered 29-30, 29-30.
Note: First edition published in 1597.
Note: "A catalogue of the British [i.e. Welsh] names of plants, sent me by Master Robert Dauyes of Guissaney in Flint-shire": p. [31]-[32] at end.
Note: At end: Index Latinus, Nominum et opinionum harmonia et consensus, 2 Tables of English names..., A table of vertues [i.e. properties]
Note: Virtually a translation of Rembert Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex (first published in 1583) made by a member of the London College of Physicians, Robert Priest, who died before it was printed. The manuscript came into the hands of Gerard, who issued the work as his own. Cf. Hunt 175.
Note: Bibliography included in "To the reader."
Physical Description: [32], 1630 (i.e. 1634), [42] pages : illustrations, plates. ; 34 cm.
Subject: Botany Pre-Linnean works.; Gardens England; Herbs Early works to 1800.; Herbals Early works to 1800.; Botany, Medical Early works to 1800.
Uniform Title: Herball
Alternative Title: Generall historie of plantes; Gerarde herball
Cited: ESTC S122165
Cited: STC 11751. Hunt 223.
Custodial: Contemporary? annotations
Other formats: Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.