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Theatrum Botanicum, the Theatre of Plants or An Universal and Compleat Herball.

Author:
John Parkinson (British, 1567–1650)
Engraver:
Title page engraved by William Marshall (British, active 1617–1649/50)
Printer:
Thomas Cotes (British, died 1641)
Sitter:
Portrait on title page of John Parkinson (British, 1567–1650)
Binder:
Bayntun (Bath, England)
Date:
1640
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
14 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in. (36 x 24 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Marie L. Russell, 1946
Accession Number:
46.117.3
Not on view
Inscription: In ink on Errata page verso, " this book was given me by my Aunt Clark and writ with a parrot's feather made by Elizabeth Vincent & written by me Hannah Carter in the year 1705 August the 20th" together with an incomplete alphabet, squiggles and an ink smear.
Marie L. Russell
Arber p. 184 (1938 ed.), Brunet IV.378, Graesse V.137, Johnson, Cat.Eng. Title pages, p. 44.77, Hind, E.E.E. p, 76, O'D III.413.1; Henrey, 286; Hunt, 235; Nissen, 1490; Norman, 1643; STC, 19302.
Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, cat. no. under no. 31, fig. no. 31.3, p. 113, ill.



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