¶ Parkinson — Paradisi (1629)

May 25, 2014

17th cent.

Parkinson, John. Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris. Or, a garden of all sorts of pleasant flowers which our English ayre will permitt to be noursed up: with a kitchen garden of all manner of herbes, rootes & fruites, for meate or sause used with us: and an orchard of all sorte of fruitbearing trees and shrubbes fit for our land together with the right orderinge, planting, and preserving of them, and their uses and vertues. London: printed by Humfrey Lownes and Robert Young, 1629.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 934 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £19). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 4832/D).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 51b (£2). — ESTC. — MS catalogue (2), no. 672 (with three X’s next to it).

L0064352 Page 41, Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris

Sotheby 1898:



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