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The book of herbs

by Dorothy Graeme Hall

Condition: Acceptable/Acceptable


Sidney Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1972. First UK Edition is Acceptable in green illustrated paper over boards. Soiling of all edges of text-block; remainder dot or spot of soil on head of text-block. Interior clean & tight. Fmr owner cello-taped flaps of DJ to inner boards. DJ soilded, esp along flap folds; nicks, corner wear, constellation of tiny blisters across front wrap. Spine sl sunned. "The emphasis is on fresh herbs--fresh herbs for the good life in an age when artificial flavourings and preservatives and insecticides are becoming a sedrious threat to health and to the natural environment. It is salutary to learn that the potions and cures of ancient times have genuine value today."--flap copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Acceptable/Acceptable. Illus. by Lacis, Astra. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Used.


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