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Gerard - herbal

Lot 139

Herbal.- Gerard (John) The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes, third edition, with title and woodcuts coloured in a contemporary hand, by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636.

 

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Herbal.- Gerard (John) The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes, edited by Thomas Johnson, third edition, engraved architectural title by Jo. Payne, numerous woodcut illustrations throughout, with title and woodcuts coloured in a contemporary hand, lacking initial and final blanks, engraved title soiled and slightly frayed at edges (laid down), lightly browned, some slight marginal worming and staining, a few small tears or minor defects, with unobtrusive show-through or offsetting from the colouring but a good copy, engraved bookplate of Stephen Holland, contemporary calf, rubbed and scuffed, rebacked, corners repaired, [Henrey 156; Hunt 230; Nissen BBI 698; STC 11752], folio, by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636.

Full Lot Details

Herbal.- Gerard (John) The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes, edited by Thomas Johnson, third edition, engraved architectural title by Jo. Payne, numerous woodcut illustrations throughout, with title and woodcuts coloured in a contemporary hand, lacking initial and final blanks, engraved title soiled and slightly frayed at edges (laid down), lightly browned, some slight marginal worming and staining, a few small tears or minor defects, with unobtrusive show-through or offsetting from the colouring but a good copy, engraved bookplate of Stephen Holland, contemporary calf, rubbed and scuffed, rebacked, corners repaired, [Henrey 156; Hunt 230; Nissen BBI 698; STC 11752], folio, by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636.