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Author Gerard, John, 1545-1612
Title The herball, or, Generall historie of plantes [microform] / gathered by John Gerarde ... ; very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson
Imprint London : Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, anno 1633
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Descript [38] (last p. blank), 1630 [i.e. 1634], [48] p. (last 2 p. blank), [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 33 cm
Series Landmarks of Science II. Monographs
Note Second ed. (1st ed. 1597); the first of 2 editions (1633 and 1636) edited and corrected by Thomas Johnson. Gerard's work is based on a translation of Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex (1st pub. in 1583) by Dr. Robert Priest, who died before his translation was printed. His manuscript came into the hands of John Gerard who made changes and published the work as his own. Cf. Hunt 175 and 223
Engraved t.p.; head- and tail-pieces; initials
Errors in pagination: four p. between 30 and 31 incorrectly numbered 29-30, 29-30; p. 370-371 misnumbered 400-401
"A catalogue of the Brittish [i.e. Welsh] names of plantes, sent me by Master Robert Dauyes of Guissaney in Flint-Shire": p. [31]-[32] (3rd group)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Pritzel (2nd ed.), 3282
Hunt, 223
Microfiche. Naples, Fla. : NewsBank, [2002]. 86 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. (Landmarks II Monographs)
Link Original (DLC) 44028884
Subject Herbals -- Early works to 1800
Herbs -- Early works to 1800
Botany -- Pre-Linnean works
Botany, Medical -- Early works to 1800
Gardens -- England -- Early works to 1800
Alt Author Johnson, Thomas, d. 1644
Priest, Robert, ca. 1550-ca. 1590
Davies, Robert
Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585. Stirpium historiae pemptades sex
Alt Title Herball
Generall historie of plantes
Gerarde's herball
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