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The Englishman's Flora

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: G Grigson

478 pages, 44 engravings

Helicon

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #52584 | ISBN: 1859861652
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Hardback | Dec 1987 | #2352 | ISBN: 046007007X
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About this book

Reissue of this famous work, first published in the late 1950s. It lists the superstitions and folk-knowledge of the English flora, by giving the history of each species' names and usage. References in art and literature are also quoted. The book is illustrated with engravings from sixteenth century herbals, and contains a full bibliography.


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