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The herball or Generall historie of plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie: very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson, citizen and apothecarie of London.

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    SR - OS - 97.7/

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    [40], 30, 29-30, 29-1630, [50] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2°.

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

General note: Largely based on: Dodoens, Rembert. Cruydenboeck. With an additional engraved title page, signed: Io: Payne sculps:. In this edition D1r last line begins "of"; 7B5v has editor's "Aduertisement to the readers". Running title reads: Of the historie of plants. The first leaf and the last leaf are blank. Includes indexes. Signatures: [par.]8 2[par.]-3[par.]6 A-B8 C-6V6 6X4 6Y-7B6. [para.]1, 7B6 blanks; tp. and 7B5 mounted, obscuring advertisement to the reader on 7B5v; 6X4 bound before 6V6 UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 11752 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1970. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1203:7). Ownership and custodial history: Beisly bequest 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary full calf, re-backed UK-SuSCL