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A nievve herball, or historie of plantes :
wherin is contayned the vvhole discourse and perfect description of all sortes of herbes and plantes, their diuers & sundry kindes, their straunge figures, fashions, and shapes, their names, natures, operations and vertues : and that not onely of those whiche are here growyng in this our countrie of Englande, but of all others also of forrayne realmes, common vsed in physicke /
first set foorth in the Doutche or Almaigne tongue, by that learned d. Rembert Dodoens, physition to the emperour, and nowe first translated out of French into English by Henry Lyte esquyer.



Main Author: Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585.
Related Names: Nicolai, Arnaud. , Borcht, Petrus van der 1545-1608., Lyte, Henry 1529?-1607.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Gerard Dewes, 1578.
Subjects: Medicinal plants > Medicinal plants / Early works to 1800.
Botany > Botany / Pre-Linnean works.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / Belgium > Woodcuts / Belgium / 16th century.
Herbals > Herbals / England > Herbals / England / 16th century.
Note: Includes indexes.
Woodcut ornamental t.p. border with figures from classical history and mythology. Incorporated at the foot are the initials P B (Pierre van der Borcht), and at the lower right corner an A (Arnold Nicolai); see Henrey. Lyte's arms on t.p. verso. Port. of Dodoens on verso of 6th leaf, signed with initial A, perhaps again by Nicolai after van der Borcht. Ill. of plants are those used for the Flemish and French eds.; see Henrey.
Colophon: Im[p]rinted at Antwerpe, by me Henry Loë Bookprinter, and are to be solde at London in Povvels Churchyarde, by Gerard Devves.
Written in Dutch and first published at Antwerp in 1554. The present work is Lyte's English translation from the French of Charles de l'Ecluse. See Hunt botanical cat.
Physical Description: [24], 779, [25] p. : ill., ports. ; 31 cm. (fol. in 6's)
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