The Herbal: Or, General History of Plants
The 1633 edition revised and enlarged by Thomas Johnson. Containing almost 2,850 plant descriptions and 2,705 superb illustrations, Gerardís Herbal is a monumental work, the book all modern English herbals are derived from, and the one herbal every serious enthusiast should have in its entirety. Original editions are worth perhaps $750.
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Review: The Herbal or General History of PlantsUser Review - Meg - Goodreads
Charming herbal, spectacular when seen in the original - seriously, it's huge and about 2 grand. Anyway, even my repro copy without the gorgeous engravings is worth a read. Lots of folk medicine, but ... Read full review
Review: The Herbal or General History of PlantsUser Review - Geri Laufer - Goodreads
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