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The book of herbs

By NORTHCOTE, Lady Rosalind Lucy

subjects: herbs, cooking with,

  • 1. The book of | herbs | by | Lady Rosalind Northcote
    London and New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head; 1903
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [iii-vi] vii-ix [x] xi [xii], 1-212, [i-iv] publ ads   [2s 6d in publ ad]   Green cloth with image of house and garden on front
    Bib:   B346  
    Can:   BVaUB  
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   DNAL   NIC   DDO   WU   OCl   OO   OU   PPL   PHC   ICJ   MB   MBH  

    The title-page is printed in red and green.
    Information about cooking with herbs is found in the alphabetically arranged entries for each herb which make up the first two chapters, "Of the chief herbs used in the present time" and "Of herbs chiefly used in the past". Then follow sections called "Of herbs used in decorations, in heraldry, and for ornament and perfumes", "Of the growing of herbs", "Of herbs in medicine", "Of herbs and magic", "Of herbs and beasts", "Tusser's list", "Authors referred to" and "Index of plants".

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1912]
    US:   NN   WaTC   MiU   OEac  

    NUCat cites an edition, London: John Lane, 1912.% General comments: For information about the series and its editor, see the series title, "Handbooks of practical gardening", and Roberts, Dr Harry.% 5233a