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The art of simpling. An introduction to the knovvledge and gathering of plants. VVherein the definitions, divisions, places, descriptions, differences, names, vertues, times of flourishing and gathering, uses, temperatures, signatures and appropriations of plants, are methodically laid down. Whereunto is added, a discovery of the lesser world. By W. Coles.

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    SR - 97.7/

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    [24], 175, [1] p. ; 12°.

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

General note: "Perspicillum microcosmologicum: or, A prospective for the discovery of the lesser world" has separate dated title page; register and pagination are continuous. Signatures: A8(A1+a4) B-H¹² I4. Annotation on Thomason copy: "March 25". Quire a bound between A4 and B1 UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C5089 Thomason, E.1698[1] Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1979. 1 microfilm reel 35mm. (Thomason Tracts: 211:E.1698[1]). Ownership and custodial history: From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876), Beisly bequest, 1896. UK-SuSCL