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Holland - Herman Scholten

Bears Publishing, 1998, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good.

Until about the year 1000 squirrels could jump from treetop to treetop from Antwerp to Groningen and from Maastricht to Alkmaar without ever touching the ground. But the Hol(t)landers burned the wood for cooking and fireplaces. Or used it to build houses or ships or to make clogs. A ban was enforced against cutting down trees on what measly little was left of the forests. Timber could only be imported. Using wood as a fuel was not affordable. Luckily Holland had a good supply of moor-peat and bog-peat. The peat was used for fuel. Illustrated with colour photographs. 143pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")

ISBN: 9054959045

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