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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 - Flat storage - OS 97.7/

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    [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. mounted by a later owner and crudely repaired where the woodcut of a garden has been removed; 4i4 cut out and mounted; contemporary hand-colouring of woodcuts throughout 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: Initials on tp. repair: "J.R.F."; heraldic bookplate of ?Lord Leicester; purchased 1994 from B. Marshall Rare Books UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C18th full calf, spine joints replaced UK-SuSCL