Art of Simpling, London, 1656. The author was unaffected by the new scientific thinking...and clung tenaciously to the teachings of the classical authors"); Wing C5087. John Newport, early signature on title and notations on endpapers; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- PECHEY, JOHN. The Compleat Herbal of Physical Plants. London: for R. and J. Bonwicke, 1707. 8vo, 162 x 94 mm., contemporary calf, rebacked. Second edition. Hunt 415; Henrey I, 288. KKM/HSNY, bookplate (on title verso). (2)" /> COLES, WILLIAM. Adam in Eden: or, Natures Paradise. The History of Plants, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers... London: J. Streater, 1657. <I>Folio, 276 x 170 mm., contemporary calf; some light browning, a few leaves of Table loose at end.</I> FIRST EDITION. Henrey I, 30; Hunt 269 ("This is Coles' complete statement of his beliefs in the Doctrine of Signatures which he had first discussed in his controversial and ill-fated little <I>Art of Simpling,</I> London, 1656. The author was unaffected by the new scientific thinking...and clung tenaciously to the teachings of the classical authors"); Wing C5087. John Newport, early signature on title and notations on endpapers; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- PECHEY, JOHN. The Compleat Herbal of Physical Plants. London: for R. and J. Bonwicke, 1707. <I>8vo, 162 x 94 mm., contemporary calf, rebacked.</I> Second edition. Hunt 415; Henrey I, 288. KKM/HSNY, bookplate (on title verso). (2) | Christie's