A rare Henry VIII 'Herbal', London, 1544

A rare Henry VIII 'Herbal', London, 1544



Bound in vellum, printed by William Middleton, Fleet Street, London, colophon: 'here endeth this boke of medecynes called the treasure of pore mè imprynted at london in Fletestrete by wyllyam Myddylton / dwellynge at the signe of the George nexte to Saynte. Dunstons churche. The yere of our Lorde. M. CCCCC. XLIIII. The XIII. Daye of December.'

With some marginal hand drawn annotations.

This is a version of an anonymous herbal, thought to be of medieval origin, entitled
'Here begynneth a good booke of medecines called the treasure of pore men'. See The University of Chicago Library number 11630378.

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Height 13.8 cm / 5 12"
Width 10.2 cm / 4 "
Depth 2.2 cm / 1"