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A nievve herball, or historie of plantes: wherin is contayned the vvhole discourse and perfect description of all sortes of herbes and plantes: their diuers [and] sundry kindes: their straunge figures, fashions, and shapes: their names, natures, operations, and vertues: and that not onely of those whiche are here growyng in this our countrie of Englande, but of all others also of forrayne realmes, commonly vsed in physicke. First set foorth in the Doutche or Almaigne tongue, by that learned D. Rembert Dodoens, physition to the Emperour: and nowe first translated out of French into English, by Henry Lyte Esquyer.

  • Author

    Dodoens, Rembert

    Lyte, Henry

  • Date published

    1578

  • Publisher

    At London [i.e. Antwerp : printed by Henry Loeê, sold] by my [sic] Gerard Dewes, dwelling in Pawles Churchyarde at the signe of the Swanne, 1578.

  • Subject

    Herbals Early works to 1800

    Medicinal plants Early works to 1800

    Botany Pre-Linnean works Early works to 1800

A translation of the French translation by Charles de l'Ecluse of: Cruydenboeck. Colophon reads: Imrinted [sic] at Antwerpe, by me Henry Loeê bookeprinter, and are to be solde at London in Povvels Churchyarde, by Gerard Devves.

Title within cartouche. Includes indexes. Signatures: *6 ²*6 A-3G6 3H-3I4 3K-3X6 3Y4. Imprint in two settings. In this setting, second line of imprint begins "by my". Another setting begins "by me". Entered 3 November [1578.] but crossed out. *1-2 (incl. tp.), *4, 3X2, 3X4-6; *3-A2, quire 3X damaged and patched; dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 6984

Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1946. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 288:06).

Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on *3r: "J. Groves of Hasby"; Beisly bequest 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Modern 1/2 goat UK-SuSCL