The herball, or : Generall historie of plantes (Book, 1597) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
The herball, or : Generall historie of plantes
Checking...

The herball, or : Generall historie of plantes

Author: John GerardJohn NortonBonham NortonEdmund BollifantW PrattAll authors
Publisher: Imprinted at London : By Iohn Norton, 1597.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Atlases
Atlas
Herbal
atlases
Early works
Engravings
Woodcuts
Recasing (Binding)
Leather bindings (Binding)
Gold blocked bindings (Binding)
Raised bands (Binding)
Headbands (Binding)
Herbals
Chainlines (Paper)
Catchwords (Printing)
Annotations (Provenance)
Underscoring (Provenance)
Pre-Linnean works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages prélinnéens
Ouvrages avant 1800
verk före 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Herball, or.
Imprinted at London : By Iohn Norton, 1597
(OCoLC)1084032963
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Gerard; John Norton; Bonham Norton; Edmund Bollifant; W Pratt; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress); Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Thordarson Collection.
OCLC Number: 14166389
Notes: Engraved t.p.
Colophon: "Imprinted at London by Edm. Bollifant, for Bonham and Iohn Norton, M.D. XCVII."
Signatures: A⁴ B⁶ ²A-²B⁸ C-3V⁸ 3X¹⁰ 4A-4T⁸ 4V⁶ 5A-5I⁴.
Coat of arms of Lord Burghley on title page verso; full page portrait of author facing p. 1, dated 1598.
Includes indexes.
LC copy misbound: p. 621-622 (erroneously signed 2Q2) bound in place of 611-612; 611-612 bound between 620 and 623. Bound by W. Pratt. Dealer's description, laid in.
Description: [20], 1392, [72] p. : ill. (woodcuts), port. (engraving), coat-of-arms (woodcut) ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Contents: Epistle dedicatorie [to Sir William Cecil, baron Burghley] --
[Commendatory verse and prose, mainly in Latin] --
To the courteous and well-willing Readers --
First booke of the historie of plants, containing grasses, rushes, corne, flags, bulbose, or onion-rooted plants --
Second booke ... containing the description, place, time, names, nature, and vertues of all sorts of herbs for meate, medicine, or sweete smelling vse, etc. --
Third booke ... containing trees, shrubs, bushes, fruit-bearing plants, rosins, gums, roses, heath, mosses: some Indian plants, and other rare plants ... also mushrooms, corall, and their seuerall kindes, etc. --
Index Latinus ... stirpium --
Index nominum herbarum, quibus pharmacopolarum officinae, Barbari & Arabes vtuntur --
Nominum et opinionum harmonia et consensus --
Table of the English names --
Supplement or appendix vnto the generall table, and to the tables of English names: gathered --
Table, wherein is contained the nature, vertue, and danger of all the herbes, trees and plants.
Other Titles: Herball
Generall historie of plantes
Responsibility: gathered by John Gerarde ...

Reviews

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.