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The Hamlyn Guide to Edible and Medicinal Plants of Britain and Northern Europe - Edmund Launert

Hamlyn, 1981, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper rubbed with a 1" closed tear to the head of the spine, a further short untidy tear to the top corner of the lower panel. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Accurate identification of useful wild plants with practical guidance on how to use them. 117 superb full colour plates opposite species descriptions for easy recognition. This intriguing field guide clearly describes and illustrates with superb especially commissioned paintings over 400 species of useful wild plants found in Britain and Northern Europe. These include seaweeds, lichens and fungi, as well as many familiar flowering plants. The descriptions, apart from providing a full botanical identification, give detailed information under the following headings: habitat; distribution; active ingredients; effect; parts of the plant used and application. Details of the preparation of such things as infusions with medicinal herbs and suggested recipes with edible plants are included under the last heading.”
Size: 7¾" x 4¾"
Number of Pages: 288
ISBN: 0600372162

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