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The Grete Herbal

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The Grete Herbal

By Lancelot Andrewe


‘The Grete Herball,’ in the two editions published by Peter Treveris (1526 and 1529), is a milestone of early modern English printing. It is the first illustrated printed herbal in the English language; indeed the first illustrated book of any sort concerning plants. It is also one of the very f…

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