Theatrum botanicum = the theater of plants : or, An herball of a large extent ... / collected by many yeares travaile, industry and experience in this subject by John Parkinson.
|Main Author:||Parkinson, John, 1567-1650.|
London : Printed by Tho. Cotes, 1640.
Pages 134-143 are misprinted 132-141, (p. 132-133 repeated, p. 142-143 not present); p. 1653-1662 omitted in the paging; p. 134, 311, 314, 729, 1037 incorrectly numbered 138, 310, 318, 727, 1039, respectively; p. 310, 956, 1672 (blanks) unnumbered.
Signatures: [A]⁶, a⁴, B-Z⁶, Aa-Zz⁶, Aaa-Zzz⁶, Aaaa-Llll⁶, Mmmm⁴, Nnnn-Zzzz⁶, Aaaaa-Zzzzz⁶, Aaaaaa-Zzzzzz⁶, Aaaaaaa-Iiiiiii⁶ (X₅, Ll₅ incorrectly signed X₇, L₅)
Binder's title: Parkinson's compleate herball.
Running title p. 5 and 7 "or The physicke garden" (elsewhere "The theater of plants") reflects the initial thrust of the author's work. Cf. p. [v], "To the reader."
Engraved t.p. precedes letterpress t.p.; includes alternate title: An universall and compleate herball, and the author's port.
[XVIII] (last blank), 1755 (i.e. 1745 p.) :
ill. (woodcuts) ;
35 cm. (fol.)
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