Gerard, Herball, 1633 (¶2r)

This engraved title page, with portraits not only of the author but of classical figures and with architectural structures providing an edifice tying the details together, strives to create an imposing authority for this herbal.

This engraved title page, with portraits not only of the author but of classical figures and with architectural structures providing an edifice tying the details together, strives to create an imposing authority for this herbal.

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John Gerard, The herball, or, Generall historie of plantes. London: Adam Islip, Joyce Norton, Richard Whitakers, 1633. (sig. 4Y2r)

Getty Research Institute, QK41 .G3 1633 (public domain)

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