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Herbal.- Gerard (John) The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes, third edition, engraved title by John Payne, very many woodcut illustrations, lacking initial and final blank, tear to 4R5, stain to 3Y3-3Z3, early 20th century panelled calf, gilt, g.e., upper cover detached and backstrip loose, [STC 11752; Henrey 156; Hunt 230; Nissen BBI 698], folio, Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636.

⁂ A very crisp and generally unusually clean copy.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1918.

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Herbal.- Gerard (John) The Herball or Generall Historie

Estimate £750 - £1,000
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London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing