The Herball Or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirvrgerie
- The Herball Or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirvrgerie
- Gerard, John, 1545-1612
- Published / Created
- 1597. and by Iohn Norton
- Publication Place
- Imprinted at London
Colophon: Imprinted at London by Edm. Bollifant, for Bonham and Iohn Norton. M.D.XCVII.
Epistle Dedicatorie [to Sir William Cecil, baron Burghley] -- [Commendatory verse and prose, mainly in Latin] -- To the courteous and well-willing Readers. -- First booke of the Historie of Plants, containing Grasses, Rushes, Corne, Flags, Bulbose, or Onion-rooted Plants. -- Second booke ... Containing the description, place, time, names, nature, and vertues of all sorts of herbs for meate, medicine, or sweete smelling vse, etc. -- Third booke ... Containing Trees, Shrubs, bushes, Fruit-bearing plants, Rosins, Gums, Roses, Heath, Mosses: some Indian plants, and other rare plants ... Also Mushroms, Corall, and their seuerall kindes, etc. -- Index latinvs ... stirpivm. -- Index nominum Herbarum, quibus Pharmacopolarum officinæ, Barbari & Arabes vtuntur. -- Nominvm et opinionvm harmonia et consensus. -- Table of the English names. -- Supplement or Appendix vnot the generall Table, and to the Table of English names : gathered. -- Table, wherein is contained the Nature, Vertue, and Danger of all the Herbes, Trees and Plants.
Errors in paging.
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Title, mended, within elaborate engraved border, coat of arms of Lord Burghley on verso. Full page portrait of author facing p.1, dated 1598.
- 10 p.l., 1392,  p. illus. 34 cm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
- Call Number
- Si8 0168
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