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Ancient herbs

Author: Marina Heilmeyer
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 40 plants presented in this book comprise both herbs and other plants that were important for culinary, medicinal and cult purposes in classical antiquity. The illustrations reproduce drawings from early 19th century botanical publications, which often show the plants at various stages of growth.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Heilmeyer
ISBN: 9780711227880 0711227888
OCLC Number: 123798082
Description: 100 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Marina Heilmeyer.
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Myths and uses of plants from Greek and Roman kitchen gardens, with botanical illustrations.  Read more...

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A charming companion to any herb garden. A pleasure to have and to hold. Telegraph

 
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