Books  Botany & Plant Science  Economic Botany & Ethnobotany 

Dye Plants and Dyeing

Out of Print

By: J Cannon and M Cannon

128 pages, 48 col illus

A & C Black

Paperback | Jan 2003 | Edition: 2 | #154797 | ISBN: 071366374X
Out of Print Details

About this book

Forty-eight of the best known plants from which dyes can be extracted are here illustrated in colour, together with their structure, dye colours, cultivation and history as a dye producer.

this is an excellent reference book for novice and experienced dyers alike the book is lavishly illustrated with beautiful drawings worthy of a place on the wall. Permaculture Magazine (2006)


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!


Biography

John Cannon was keeper of Botany at the Natural History Museum, London, until his retirement in 1990. Margaret Cannon was a botanical researcher at the same museum and has been actively involved with her husband's work and travels. She is now a craftworker specialising in dyeing, spinning and weaving.

Bestsellers in this subject

Medicinal Plants of the World

NHBS Price: £29.99 $39/€33 approx

Tropical Fruits and Other Edible Plants of the World

NHBS Price: £29.95 $39/€33 approx

Aboriginal Plant Collectors

NHBS Price: £17.30 $23/€19 approx

Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Their Substitutes

NHBS Price: £110.00 $145/€123 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194