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Author Maplet, John, -1592.

Title A greene forest, or, A naturall historie : wherein may bee seene first the most sufferaigne vertues in all the whole kinde of stones & mettals, next of plants, as of herbes trees and schrubs, lastly of brute beastes, foules, fishes, creeping wormes, and serpents, and that alphabetically, so that a table shall not neede / compiled by John Maplet ... ; reprinted from the edition of 1567, with an introduction by W. H. Davies.

Published London : Hesperides Press, 1930.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX  509.1574 M297    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description viii, 2 unnumbered pages, 183 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : facsimile ; 26 cm
Notes Reprint of STC 17296: London : H. Denham, 1567.
Contains facsimile of original t.p.
"This edition ... has been limited to 575 copies of which 556 are for sale ... 500 copies on Abbey mills paper numbered 51 to 550.--Colophon.
Local note SpC/BX copy is no. 38.
Other author Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940.
Hesperides Press, publisher.
Subject Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works.
Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works -- Encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Early works to 1600.
Variant Title Naturall historie.