Front cover image for 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, with sundry gummes, and other physicall materials, than hath beene hitherto published by any before ; and a most large demonstration of their natures and vertues. Shewing withall the many errors, differences, and oversights of sundry authors that have formerly written of them ; and a certaine confidence, or most probable conjecture of the true and genuine herbes and plants. Distributed into sundry classes or tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many herbes of one nature and property, with the chiefe notes of Dr. Lobel, Dr. Bonham, and others inserted therein. Collected by ... John Parkinson ..

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, with sundry gummes, and other physicall materials, than hath beene hitherto published by any before ; and a most large demonstration of their natures and vertues. Shewing withall the many errors, differences, and oversights of sundry authors that have formerly written of them ; and a certaine confidence, or most probable conjecture of the true and genuine herbes and plants. Distributed into sundry classes or tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many herbes of one nature and property, with the chiefe notes of Dr. Lobel, Dr. Bonham, and others inserted therein. Collected by ... John Parkinson ..

John Parkinson, Thomas Cotes (Printer), William Marshall (Engraver)
Print Book, English, 1640
Printed by Tho. Cotes, London, 1640