[Botany]. Parkinson, J.
Theatrum botanicum: The Theater of Plants or An Herball of a Large Extent: Containing therein a more ample and exact History and declaration of the Physicall Herbs and Plants that are in other Authours, encreased by the accesse of many hundreds of new, rare and strange Plants from all the Parts of the world (...).
London, Th. Cotes, 1640, 1st ed., (18),1755,(1)p., engr. title-p. by W. MARSHALL, over 2700 woodcut ills., antique style leather, folio.
- Very fine copy, apart from a few minor defects: occas. trifle thumbed and a few foxed spots. Upper joint strengthened w. leather; spine sunned.
= Nissen, BBI 1490; Hunt I, 235. Immense herbal, listing approx. 3800 plants, most of which are illustrated. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIII.