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The grete herball whiche gyueth parfyt knowlege and vnderstandyng of all maner of herbes [and] theyr gracyous vertues whiche god hath ordeyned for our prosperous welfare and helth, for they hele [and] cure all maner of dyseases and sekenesses that fall or mysfortune to all maner of creatures of god created practysed by many expert and wyse maysters, as Auicenna [and] other. [et]c. Also it gyueth parfyte vnderstandynge of the booke lately prynted by me (Peter treueris) named the noble experie[n]ce of vertuous handwarke of surgery.

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    [Impryntyd at London in South Warke : by me Peter Treueris, In the yere of our lorde god. M.D.xxix. the xvii day of Marce. [1529]]

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    Herbals England Early works to 1800

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    SR - 97.7/

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    [350] p. : ill. ; 2°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Largely based on "Le grand herbier", a French version of "Circa instans". With woodcut title vignette. Imprint from colophon. Signatures: [Maltese cross]6 (-[cross]6) A-2E6 MS. ink notes by William Cook throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 13177 Henrey, 169 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books; Tract supplement ; E1:2(Harl. 5921[5])). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink contemporary note on tp. by William Cook of Stonham, and "By me William Cooke of Colostonham" - notes in text are in his hand; Beisly bequest 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: ?Contemporary full calf, re-backed and with decoration added to foredges of boards UK-SuSCL