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The herball or Generall historie of plantes. Gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie

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    SR - OS - 97.7/

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  • Physical description

    [20], 1392, [72] p. : ill. (woodcuts), port. (metal cut) ; 2°.

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

General note: Largely based on: Dodoens, Rembert. Cruydenboeck. The title page is engraved and signed: Will[ia]ms Rogers inuen. et sculp. Colophon reads: Imprinted at London by Edm. Bollifant, for Bonham and Iohn Norton. M.D.XCVII. Signatures: [superscript pi]A4 [superscript pi]B6 A-3V8 3X¹° 4A-4T8 4V6 5A-5I4. Includes indexes. Entered to J. Norton 6 June [1597.] Tp. and A2 detached and repaired UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 11750 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1946. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 295:7). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on flyleaf: "Shakespeare Museum December 1871" (in J.O.Halliwell's hand?), on 5I4v: "Wilm. Reynolds Euis liber 1721"; purchased 12 January 1871 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th 1/2 goat; foredges marbled UK-SuSCL