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5 June 1997
GERARD, JOHN. The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes... Very much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson... London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1636. Folio, 344 x 215 mm., contemporary panelled calf, rebacked; some very minor browning and spotting. Third edition, second edition edited by Johnson, with new title and errata corrected in the text. Engraved title and over 2700 woodcuts in text. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 1993; Henrey I, 156; Hunt 230; Nissen BBI 698.
Provenance: Sir William Nigel Gresley, bookplate -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
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