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The herball or Generall historie of plantes. Gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Iohnson citizen and apothecarye of London

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    SR - Flat storage - OS 97.7/

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    [38], 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. The title page is engraved and signed: Io: Payne sculps:. In this edition D1r last line begins "sists"; 7B5v has errata. Running title reads: Of the history 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. 7B5 and final blank; contemporary hand-coloured tp. and woodcuts throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 11751 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1980. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1546:8). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased May 1994 from Simon Finch Rare Books UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary full leather with gold-tooled flowers and stars on board, within rolled decorative rules UK-SuSCL