A New Herball, or Historie of Plants. London: Edmund Bollifant, 1595
8vo (184 x137mm.), seventeenth-century speckled calf, new endpapers, rubbed and rebacked
In the time of Dodoens, A New Herball was the most translated book, second only to the Bible.
ESTC S109768; STC 6986
The Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate and blindstamp
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