GERARD, John (1545-1612). The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes ... enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson. London: A. Islip, J. Norton and R. Whitakers, 1633.
2° (336 x 220mm). Engraved title, numerous woodcut illustrations of plants. (Lacking 6Z5-6 from the Table of English Names, without first and final blank leaves, title very slightly trimmed, occasional spotting, tear in 6Z1 repaired with loss of a few letters, fos. 7z3-4 misbound between 3\\h2 and 3.) 18th-century diced calf gilt (extremities slightly worn). Provenance: Francis Anketill(?), medical doctor (18th-century inscription); Richard Richards, 1879 (written on p.751).
Second edition, but the first enlarged and corrected by Thomas Johnson. The fine and profuse woodcuts are largely those used by Plantin at Antwerp. Hunt 223; Nissen, BBI 698; STC 11751.