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'''Herbals''' are [[book]]s which describe the physical characteristics and properties of [[herbs]] and other plants. John "Herbal or General History of Plants" has long been the most famous English herbal. First published in 1597, it was republished in 1633 in an edition in which Thomas Johnson revised and enlarged the original text.  
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'''Herbals''' are [[book]]s which describe the physical characteristics and properties of [[herbs]] and other plants. John Gerard's "Herbal or General History of Plants" has long been the most famous English herbal. First published in 1597, it was republished in 1633 in an edition in which Thomas Johnson revised and enlarged the original text.  
  
 
Generally, the [[Latin]] and English (or common name for non-English herbals) is given, as is a physical description, the place of growth, the time of growth, uses (medicinal or culinary etc) and illustrations.
 
Generally, the [[Latin]] and English (or common name for non-English herbals) is given, as is a physical description, the place of growth, the time of growth, uses (medicinal or culinary etc) and illustrations.
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== Herbals ==
 
== Herbals ==
  
* [[Herbal]] (1525)
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* [[Bancke's Herbal]] (1525)
 
* [[Grete Herball]] (1526)
 
* [[Grete Herball]] (1526)
 
* [[Turner's Herbs]] (1550)
 
* [[Turner's Herbs]] (1550)

Revision as of 11:42, 1 November 2006

Herbals are books which describe the physical characteristics and properties of herbs and other plants. John Gerard's "Herbal or General History of Plants" has long been the most famous English herbal. First published in 1597, it was republished in 1633 in an edition in which Thomas Johnson revised and enlarged the original text.

Generally, the Latin and English (or common name for non-English herbals) is given, as is a physical description, the place of growth, the time of growth, uses (medicinal or culinary etc) and illustrations.

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