¶ Grete herball (1526)

August 19, 2014

1526

The grete herball whiche geveth parfyt knowlege and understandyng of all maner of herbes [and] there gracyous vertues whiche god hath ordeyned for our prosperous welfare and helth. Southwark: printed by Peter Treveris, 27 July 1526.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 583 (sold to Quaritch for £20). — John Charrington. — Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1944) [presently on view in Gallery 10 of the Cloisters].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£10). — ESTC (S106096).

Digital version: EEBO.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art


Sotheby 1898:

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