Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution A Chapter in the History of Botany 1470-1670
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Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution A Chapter in the History of Botany 1470-1670

By Agnes Arber
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Table of Contents
  • HERBALS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • FIGURES IN THE TEXT1
  • CHAPTER I THE EARLY HISTORY OF BOTANY
    • 1. Introductory.
    • 2. Aristotelian Botany.
    • 3. Medicinal Botany.
  • CHAPTER II THE EARLIEST PRINTED HERBALS
    • 1. The Encyclopædia of Bartholomæus Anglicus and ‘The Book of Nature.’
    • 2. The Herbarium of Apuleius Platonicus.
    • 3. The Latin Herbarius.
    • 4. The German Herbarius and related Works.
    • 5. The Hortus Sanitatis.
  • CHAPTER III THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE HERBAL IN ENGLAND
    • 1. The Herbarium of Apuleius Platonicus.
    • 2. Banckes’ Herbal.
    • 3. The Grete Herball.
  • CHAPTER IV THE BOTANICAL RENAISSANCE OF THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES
    • 1. The Herbal in Germany.
    • 2. The Herbal in the Low Countries.
    • 3. The Herbal in Italy.
    • 4. The Herbal in Switzerland.
    • 5. The Herbal in France.
    • 6. The Herbal in England.
    • 7. The Revival of Aristotelian Botany.
  • CHAPTER V THE EVOLUTION OF THE ART OF PLANT DESCRIPTION
  • CHAPTER VI THE EVOLUTION OF PLANT CLASSIFICATION
  • CHAPTER VII THE EVOLUTION OF THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION
  • CHAPTER VIII THE DOCTRINE OF SIGNATURES AND ASTROLOGICAL BOTANY
  • CHAPTER IX CONCLUSIONS
  • APPENDIX I
  • APPENDIX II
  • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX
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