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Gerard, John (1545-1612)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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

Description:

Gerard, John (1545-1612), The Herball..., London, 1597, first edition, calf (rebacked), folio, (lacking frontis, title page, a few preliminary and index pages, and thirty-four leaves, chewed, some repairs to index pages, scattered tears, marginalia, and soiling).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

lacking titlepage and preliminary B6&7
lacking leaves as follows:
B7, C8, D1&8, E8, I8, N2,4,5&7, P4&5, kk1&kk8, qq4&5, ss6&7, tt6,7,&8, ggg1-8 (pages 933-850), hhh1, kkk6, qqq2, llll5, ssss8

Index likely lacking a few pages, and possibly with some pages from another copy--these pages with some tissue repairs, and fore-edge chewing affecting text

qqq4&5 likely from another copy

several page numbers misprinted throughout.

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