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John Gerarde
1597 The Herball or Generall Historie of Plants, John Gerarde - 1st Ed - Folio
1597. The Herball or Generall Historie of Plants Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie Imprinted at London by Iohn Norton 1597 _____________________ Published: Imprinted at London : By [Edm. Bollifant for Bonham Norton and] Iohn Norton 1597 Physical Description: [20], 1-60, 63-62, 63-670-681-672-676, 687-678, 679-950, 947-970, 969-972, 973-1064, 1056-1066, 1067-1096, 1105-1098, 1099-1170, 1113-1172, 1173-1248, 1294-1250, 1251-1288, 1291-1290, 1291-1392, [46] p 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. Size: Folio ______________ Covers: The folio comes bound in later half calf … [Click Below for Full Description]
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