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The herball or Generall historie of plantes. Gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Iohnson citizen and apothecarye of London.

  • Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Anno 1636
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Also known as

Generall historie of plantes.
Of the historie of plants.


London : Printed by Adam Islip Ioice Norton and Richard Whitakers, Anno 1636.

Physical description

40 unnumbered pages, 1630 pages, 50 unnumbered pages : illustrations (woodcuts).


Largely based on: Dodoens, Rembert. Cruydenboeck.
The title page is engraved and signed: Io: Payne sculps:.
In this edition D1r last line begins "of"; 7B5v has editor's "Aduertisement to the readers".
Running title reads: Of the historie of plants.
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
Includes indexes.
Reproduction of the original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). Library.

References note

STC (2nd ed.) 11752

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1203:5) s1999 miun s



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