GERARD, John (1545-1612). The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. London: by A. Islip, J. Norton and R. Whitakers, 1636.
2° (345 x 225mm). Engraved title by John Payne (repaired with slight loss at edges), numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, woodcut ornaments and initials. (Lacks first and last blank leaf, first gathering reinserted with marginal soiling and tears touching text, tear into 7B2, a few other minor tears and marginal wormholes occasionally affect letters, some minor browning.) Later calf (rebacked with late 19-century calf, extremities slightly worn). Provenance: F.L. Earle (signature dated 1812 on endpaper). Third edition. STC 11752; Nissen BBI 698; Hunt 230.