The herbal of Apuleius Barbarus from the early twelfth-century manuscript formerly in the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds (MS. Bodley 130)
described by T. Gunther M.A., L.L.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S
|Corporate Authors:||, ,|
[Oxford University Press],
|Series:||Roxburghe Club ; [182?]|
|Physical Description:||xxxii,148 p. : ill, facsims, line drawings ; 28 cm (4to).|
|General note:||"Printed for the Roxburghe Club".|
"Written in England about A.D. 1100 ... [The] earliest Herbal believed to have been written and illustrated in this country". (Intr. and Descr; pxiii.)
Dedicated and presented to the President and members of the Roxburghe Club by Edward George Spencer Churchill, 1925.
Formerly ascribed to L. Apuleius Madaurensis; now believed to be of much later date, probably a Latin compilation of the fifth century. Based on the works of Dioscorides and Pliny. (The Herbarium of Apuleius; pxix)
Includes facsims of the original manuscript: p1-96.
Page nos.68-75 omitted in paging.
Printer details from reverse of half title page.
With half title page.
|Language note:||Herbal text in Latin; commentaries in English.|
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Donation; Spencer-Churchill, E.G 06.03.1926.
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