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The Herbal Deluxe Clothbound Edition

The 1633 edition revised and enlarged by Thomas Johnson Containing almost 2850 plant descriptions and 2705 sup. I was in high school and totally into gardening especially herb gardening No particular reason maybe I didn t like bland food Maybe it was just something different to enjoy I decided I needed to have Gerard s herbal so I went to the libraryThe librarian said So you re going to the Renaissance Festival dressed up like an herbNo What s odd is I remember this conversation but couldn t tell you the names of most of the people in my classIt was an interesting book to look at though

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And the one herbal every serious enthusiast should have in its entirety Original editions are worth perhaps 75. This book is referred to in a book I have already read It is a discussion of plants found in Europe with beautiful line drawings of plant Amazing to see what can be done with lines The uses of the plants for healing properties to which I can not attest although I know many of the plants I have seen one other book similar Stalking the Wild Asparagus I would like to rate this book 3 stars This is uaint and well drawn

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Erb illustrations Gerard’s Herbal is a monumental work the book all modern English herbals are derived from. I took this with me to Hampton Court when I interviewed their Head Gardener Dr Terry Gough No gardener or historian should ever be without their herbal


9 thoughts on “The Herbal Deluxe Clothbound Edition

  1. says:

    This is a lovely reference book particularly if you have a bit of a garden and are growing your own plantsGerard was an Elizabethan herbalist and gives a description of each plant described along with notes on when

  2. says:

    I was in high school and totally into gardening especially herb gardening No particular reason maybe I didn't like bland food? Maybe it was just something different to enjoy? I decided I needed to have Gerard's herbal so I went to t

  3. says:

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most interesting Herbals It's so great to see it in print and not have to go to a rare book room to look at it Really really wonderful text and illustrations

  4. says:

    Lovely research book

  5. says:

    I took this with me to Hampton Court when I interviewed their Head Gardener Dr Terry Gough No gardener or historian should ever be without their herbal

  6. says:

    The Herball or Generall Historie of PlantesRead for reference and personal research and for period specific information for

  7. says:

    This book is referred to in a book I have already read It is a discussion of plants found in Europe with beautiful line drawings of plant Amazing to see what can be done with lines The uses of the plants for healing properties to which I can not attest although I know many of the plants I have seen one other book similar Stalking the Wild Asparagus I would like to rate this book 3 stars This is uaint and well drawn

  8. says:

    Charming herbal spectacular when seen in the original seriously it's huge and about 2 grand Anyway even my repro copy without the gorgeous engra

  9. says:

    always fresh

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