Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The book of herbs
subjects: herbs, cooking with,
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
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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".
[Another edition, 1912]
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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