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The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

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The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

By John Gerarde


The work made the barber-surgeon and horticulturist Gerard (1545-1612) famous when it was first published in 1597, and it was held in the highest esteem for more than 200 years. Gerard based the work on experience in his own substantial gardens and as superintendent of several others in and near Lon…

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