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(Botanical Illustrations), Gerard, John (1545-1612)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
135
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$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Botanical Illustrations), Gerard, John (1545-1612), The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirugerie, London: Adam Islin Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636, second edition, 18th century gilt lettered and tooled calf, with engraved title and uncolored woodcut illustrations throughout text, folio, (covers rubbed with losses to corners and some scrapes, hinges weak, lacking prelims, title page repaired, Qqqq2 repaired, all seventeen index leaves repaired and most with edge losses, some affecting text, circa 30 leaves misnumbered but text matches in all, one leaf misbound, scattered minor age typical spotting and very minor edge tears, approximately six leaves with greater than average staining, mostly very good). STC 11752; Henrey 156; Hunt 230.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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John Gerarde, Richard Whitakers, London, Adam Islin Joice Norton

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