+44 1803 865913
By: Chris Howkins
80 pages, B/w illus
We see heathlands today as very poor areas left for wildlife and public recreation but in the past they were worked as a renewable resource and a very valuable one at that. Here then is the story of just how our ancestors did that. If you live in a red brick Victorian home you are indebted to the Gorse. If you are wearing woollen cloth you are indebted to the Broom. Perhaps you'd rather know how to sweep a chimney or clean a well. There's a multitude of topics in this book, from the execution of Archbishop Cranmer, to the Great Fire of London, and a gentle walk on the common among scented yellow blooms, Dartford Warblers and Yellowhammers.
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
Your orders support book donation projects
Such prompt and efficient service is rare nowadays.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985