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ISBN:0517464705
Author: Rh Value Publishing
ISBN13: 978-0517464700
Title: Gerards Herbal: The History of Plants
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Language: English
Category: Science and Mathematics
Publisher: Crescent; Facsimile Reprint Edition edition (May 22, 1985)
Pages: 303

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Gerards Herbal: The History of Plants. Gerards Herbal: The History of Plants Hardcover. I highly recommend this book to a collector or learner in the Herbal field.

The herbal or general history of plants. New York: Dover Publications, In. 1975. Gerard�s 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. At the same time, it remains what Gerard had made, perhaps unintentionally, of his 1597 work: a remarkable compendium of Elizabethan folklore and naturalistic description.

Start by marking The Herbal or General History of Plants as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Containing almost 2,850 plant descriptions and 2,705 superb illustrations, Gerard’s 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.

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John Gerard's Herbal or General History of Plants has long been the most famous English herbal.

John Gerard (also John Gerarde, c. 1545–1612) was an English botanist with a large herbal garden in London. He was the author of a 1,484-page illustrated Herball, or Generall Historie of Plantes, first published in 1597. It became the most prevalent botany book in English in the 17th century.

The original of the book was kindly provided by the Wageningen UR Library. Scanning and formatting by Kurt and Karin Stüber, November 2005. This book is part of ww. iolib. de, the virtual biological libary. This book is protected by the GNU Free Document License. This license allows private and commercial uses according to the conditions of the GNU Free Dokument License. de as an indication of the source

Gerard's Herbal images and engravings CD and Book from Dover Publications - 200 original historic engravings from the "Herbal or General History of Plants", featuring fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. All images in the book are included on the disc. The images show the entire plant with root. Species include: Agrimony, aloe, anemone, anise, arssmart, artichoke, asarabacca, avens, batchelors button, balm, basil, bears ear, bears foot, bees nest, beet, bellflower, betony, bindweed, birthwort, blite, blue bottle, borage, briony of peru, bruisewort, burdock, burnet, campion, capers, carnation, carrot, centaury, chamomile, chickweed, chicory, clary, cocks head, cockow pint, comfrey, daisy, dandelion, fennel, foxglovem gourd, grass, horseradish, honeysuckle knapweed, lion's leaf, melon, mint

ranges over such diversities as tobacco, potaties, rhubard to strawberries, daffodils, voilets and thyme. Various names, and of course, their vertues as for food and health.

Books by John Gerard, A quiet grandeur, The herball, Gerard's herbal, Flax Papers, 200 Illustrations from Gerard's Herbal CD-ROM and Book, The autobiography of a hunted priest (Thomas More books to live), The Herbal or General History of Plants, Gerards Herbal History of Plants. Gerards Herbal History of Plants.

Describes nearly 200 English plants and discusses the habitats, history, characteristics, and uses of each plant