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Johnson, Thomas ( -1644)
- Johnson, Thomas, d.1644
- Early 18th century
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Descriptio iteneris plantarum investigationis ergo suscepti in Agrum Cantianum, Anno Dom[ini], 1632, et enumeratio plantarum in Ericeto Hampstediano locisque vicinis crescentium. ... Excudebat Tho[mas] Cotes. 1632. Inter-leaved transcript of the second edition of Johnson's work, first printed in 1629. With inserted A.l.s. dated 11/7/1928, referring to the MS. from F. R. W. Needham, Secretary to the Department of Western MSS., Bodleian Library.
Early 18th century
1 volume 5 ll. + 61 pp. 8vo. 191/2 × 12 cm. Original calf binding, damaged.
The author was a botanist, and published an edition of Gerard's Herbal. He obtained his M.D. at Oxford in 1643 and died the following year in the Civil War [see the Dictionary of National Biography].
Armorial bookplate of John Wilmer, and of the Society of Apothecaries.
Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).