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Advent 2019: 6 December

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In his early attempt to list the flora and fauna of Great Britain – Pinax rerum naturalium Britannicarum (London : Thomas Roycroft, 1667) – the English physician Christopher Merrett (1614-1695) here describes some traditional favourites, holly and ivy. Bolton Library E.5.40.

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