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The first and seconde partes of the herbal of William Turner Doctor in Phisick, lately ouersene, corrected and enlarged with the thirde parte, lately gathered, and nowe set oute with the names of the herbes, in Greke Latin, English, Duche, Frenche, and in the apothecarie and herbaries Latin, with the properties, degrees, and naturall places of the same. Here vnto is ioyned also a booke of the bath of Baeth in England, and of the vertues of the same with diuerse other bathes, moste holsom and effectuall, both in Almanye and England, set furth by William Turner Doctor in Phisick. God saue the Quene.

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    SR - OS - 97.7/

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    [12], 40, 37-223, [5] p., [2], 132, 131-148, 151-171, [3] leaves; [10], 81, [3] p.; [4], 17, [1] leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2°.

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General note: Imprimatur at foot of title: Cum gratia priuilegio Reg. Maiest. Identification of printer from STC. In four parts (parts 1-3 of the herbal, and "A booke of the natures and properties, as well of the bathes in England as of other bathes in Germanye and Italye"); each has separate foliation or pagination and dated title page; parts 2 and 4 each begin new register. Part 1 reprints STC 24365; parts 2 and 4 are reissues with new preliminaries of STC 24366; part 3 is completely new. Part 4 formerly STC 24352. Errata for part 2 are retained from STC 24366. Further errata were prepared, but are usually not present (though included in pagination above). These consist of three leaves: [superscript pi]A², "Peter Turner to the reader", with errata for the preliminaries and part 1; an one leaf marked "*.j." (i.e. ²[superscript chi]*1) in the third part. Variant: the additional errata in an earlier form, with two leaves signed [par.] containing errata for the preface and parts 1 and 3. Includes indexes. Leaves T5-6, ²2F4, ²3G6, and ³D6 are blank. Bound with (as often occurs): Brunschwig, Hieronymus. A most excellent and perfecte homish apothecarye or homely physick booke: Collen, 1561 UK-SuSCL. Signatures: *4 [superscript pi]A² A-B6 C8 D-S6 T4 [pi]² ²A-2E6 2F4 2G² ²*4(*4+[superscript chi]*1) 3A-3G6 ³*4 ³B-D6. Lacks quires [superscript pi]A2 in first part and 2*4 in the third part (errata leaves); some staining throughout, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 24367 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1948. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 363:4). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signatures on tp.: "Abraham [Antherne?]", on T6r: "Edward Guy his Bookie; anno dom. 1696 September the 19th, witness, Wm. Stronge"; From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly,(d.1876), Beisly bequest 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary full calf, re-backed UK-SuSCL