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    John Gerarde. The Herball. Or Generall Historie of Plantes. London: Printed by Adam and Richard Whitakers, 1636. Second edition. Folio. [xxxviii], 1-1630, [1631, 1632], [46, index], [2, blank] pages. Intertextual illustrations Contemporary calf over thick boards, front and rear boards blind-ruled. Boards moderately rubbed and scuffed, board edges slightly worn and abraded, front and rear joints starting, corners bumped, minor loss on spine ends. Text block edges lightly dampstained affecting outer margins of sheets, front free endpaper detached and laid-in, outer margins fragile with chips and loss on preliminary and terminal sheets as well as sporadically throughout, minor worming in corners of leaves. A very good copy, housed in a green cloth clamshell box.

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