Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The herball, or, Generall historie of plantes / gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London, Master in Chirurgerie.

Digital Image File Name: 
15446
Source Call Number: 
STC 11750 copy 6
Source Creator: 
Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Source Title: 
The herball, or, Generall historie of plantes / gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London, Master in Chirurgerie.
Source Created or Published: 
1597
Physical Description: 
title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Title (Hamnet): 
The herball, or, Generall historie of plantes / gathered by Iohn Gerarde of London, Master in Chirurgerie.
Title (Hamnet): 
Cruydenboeck.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Imprinted at London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
By Iohn Norton,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1597.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[20], 1392, [72] p. : ill. (woodcuts), port. (engraving) ; 34 cm (fol.)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Gardens -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Botany -- Pre-Linnean works -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Underscoring (Provenance) -- 17th century. DFo
Subject (Hamnet): 
Herbals -- England -- London -- 16th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance) -- 17th century. DFo
Subject (Hamnet): 
Botany, Medical -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Rogers, William, b. ca. 1545, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Bollifant, Edmund, d. 1602, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Norton, John, d. 1612, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Norton, Bonham, 1565-1635, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Rogers, William, b. ca. 1545, ill.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Tunstall, Thomasin, 16th/17th cent., former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Capel of Hadham, Arthur Capel, Baron, 1610?-1649, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Whitaker, Richard, d. 1648, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Marden, Irene Ruth, 1898-1965, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Massey, Mary P., former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes indexes.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [superscript pi]A⁴ [superscript pi]B⁶ A-3V⁸ 3X¹⁰ 4A-4T⁸ 4V⁶ 5A-5I⁴.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Largely based on Dodoens' Cruydenboeck.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The title page is engraved and signed: Willms. Rogers inuen. et sculp.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Colophon reads: Imprinted at London by Edm. Bollifant, for Bonham and Iohn Norton. MDXCVII.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Stationers' register: entered to J. Norton 6 Jn. [1597].
Notes (Hamnet): 
Copy 5. Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2011. Beyond Home Remedy. DFo
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S122353
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.) 11750
Citations (Hamnet): 
Henrey, B. Brit. botanical lit., 154
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
Hand-colored. Lightly annotated and underlined throughout by Thomasin Tunstall. Former owner mark on binding (gold 'SX' cypher beneath an earl's coronet on spine) of Arthur Capel. Ms. affadavit: "Decemb the 3d 1632 Memorand I doe warrant this to bee of the last impression Perfect and if Mr Capell please to change it for one of the new Impression when it cometh out he giving mee twenty shillings and this Booke I doe promise to take it agayne if it be so well condition as now wittness my hand the day and yeare above written Richard Whittaker." Bookplate of Irene Ruth Marden. Bound in calf with blind fillets on boards, gold-tooling and red leather label on spine; red speckled edges. Pressed plant leaves at p. 132 (3 leaves), p. 170 (2 leaves, 1 cluster of leaves), and p. 756 (3 leaves). Bookmarks (added by bookseller?) removed 7 Jan. 2013, from between: p. 654-655; p. 918-919; p. 934-935; p. [960-961]; p. 976-977; p. 1002-1003; p. 1056-1057; p. 1080-1081; p. 1090-1091; p. 1146-1147; p. 1168-1169; p. 1198-1199; p. 1230-1231; p. 1322-1323; p. 1328-1329; p. 1368-1369; p. 1386-1387; p. 1390-1391.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
Folio STC 11750 copy 6