|Creator:||Gerard, John, 1545-1612|
by Iohn Norton
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Colophon: Imprinted at London by Edm. Bollifant, for Bonham and Iohn Norton. M.D.XCVII.
Title, mended, within elaborate engraved border, coat of arms of Lord Burghley on verso. Full page portrait of author facing p.1, dated 1598.
Errors in paging.
Signatures: A⁴, B⁶, A⁸-Vvv⁸, Xxx¹⁰; Aaaa-Tttt⁸, Vvvv⁶; Aaaaa-Iiiii⁴, last verso blank.
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.
10 p.l., 1392,  p. illus. 34 cm.
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