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American household botany : a history of useful plants, 1620-1900

Author: Judith Sumner
Publisher: Portland : Timber Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book details the practical experience and botanical wisdom of generations of Americans. Virtually no aspect of 'practical' botany is ignored in these pages, from dyestuffs to household herbs and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Sumner
ISBN: 0881926523 9780881926521
OCLC Number: 717362202
Awards: Winner of American Horticultural Society Book Award 2005
Description: 396 p. : ill
Responsibility: Judith Sumner ; foreword by John Forti.

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Sumner's findings make interesting reading. -- Suzanne Hively Cleveland Plain Dealer 20041007 Historians, herbalists, horticulturists, ethnobotanists, cooks and home gardeners will find many items Read more...

 
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