The Herball, or, Generall Historie of Plantes (Book, 1633) []
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The Herball, or, Generall Historie of Plantes

The Herball, or, Generall Historie of Plantes

Author: John GerardRobert DavyesThomas JohnsonJohn PayneAdam IslipAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, Anno 1633
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Early works
Pre-Linnean works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages prélinnéens
Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1972.
2 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm.
Online version:
Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Herball or Generall historie of plantes.
London : Printed by Adam Islip Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, anno 1633
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Gerard; Robert Davyes; Thomas Johnson; John Payne; Adam Islip; Joyce Norton; Richard Whitaker; Rembert Dodoens; Robert Priest; Thordarson Collection.
OCLC Number: 14294872
Notes: Signatures: ¶ ⁸, ¶¶ - ¶¶¶ ⁶, A-B⁸, C-Z⁶, Aa-Zz⁶, Aaa-Zzz⁶, Aaaa-Zzzz⁶, Aaaaa-Zzzzz⁶, Aaaaaa-Vuuuuu⁶, Xxxxxx⁴, Yyyyyyy-Zzzzzz⁶, Aaaaaaa--Bbbbbbb⁶. The first and last leaves are blanks.
Engraved title page signed "Io: Payne sculps."
Imperfect: first and last leaves (blank) wanting.
"A catalogue of the Brittish [i.e. Welsh] names of plants, sent me by Master Robert Dauyes of Guissaney in Flint-Shire": pages [31-32] at end.
Includes indexes.
Virtually a translation of Rembert Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex (originally 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.
Description: 40 unnumbered pages, 1630 pages, 48 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 35 cm
Other Titles: Herball
Generall historie of plantes
Responsibility: Gathered by John Gerarde of London, Master in Chirurgerie ; Very much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson, Citizen and Apothecarye of London


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