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 Apothecarye of London. John GERARD.

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 Apothecarye of London

London: Adam Islip, 1633.

Packed with over 2700 woodcut illustrations throughout the text. Copper-engraved title page by John Pyne, damaged and neatly spliced with partial facsimile. [37], 1630, 2, [32) pages. Very thick folio, full early paneled calf, neatly re-cased with similar leather spine. London: Adam Islip Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1633. Second edition. Overall a good copy - solid and complete.

Title page in partial facsimile and upper right corner of license and dedication pages repaired, with minor loss to headpieces; one leaf of table torn with some text loss. Occasional browning and light but fairly persistent dampstains throughout. The tops of about 100 pages are neatly and repaired with minimal loss of text. "Gerard is perhaps the best remembered of all the English herbalists." (Garrison & Morton). HUNT 223. NISSEN 698.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Edition: Second
Language: English

Price: $3,450.00

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