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Turner, William; Chapman, George & Tweddle, Marilyn (editors)
A New Herball
Publisher: Mid Northumberland Arts Group / Carcanet Press, Ashington;
Edition: 1st Edition
Date of Publication: 1989
Stock Code: 2595
FIRST EDITION. ASSOCIATION COPY. Quarto. 326 pp. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Book Condition: Near Fine. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Original beige cloth with brown titles in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket with minor shelfwear. Facsimile of 1551 edition in black-letter text with modernised transcript, notes, biography of Turner and Introduction. Full bibliographical description of 1551 edition by John Day (see below). This copy belonged to John Day; a compliments slip and a letter to him relating to the book, from George Stephenson of Mid-Northumberland Arts Group, are loosely inserted.
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