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Gerard`s Herbal-John Gerard`s Historie Of Plants
Gerard`s Herbal-John Gerard`s Historie Of Plants
 
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Author : Edited By Marcus Woodward
Publisher : Senate
ISBN# : 1-85958-051-3
Pages : 303
Price :INR 312
Offer Price:INR 278
 
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John Gerard (1545-1612), the renowned Elizabethan herbalist, combined his delight in flowered and plants with a very practical knowledge and philosophy. In 1597 he published his histories of plants, the most famous of all herbals. It was a stunning illustrated compendium of the properties and folklore of plants. His wisdom angles widely over such diversities as violets and thyme, mallows and thrift, tobacco, potatoes, rhubarb, or the then newly fashionable strawberries. What such things are like, where they grow and when, their various names, and not least their virtues as food or for health are all described in Gerard`s learned words.
 
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