NATURAL AFFAIRS : A Botanist Looks at the Attachments Between Plants and People. (Signed Copy)

By: Bernhardt, Peter

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xiv, + 225pp., colour plates, plus b/white line-drawn and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, small area of discoloration to same. Plain purple boards undamaged. Author's signature and date (1993) to title page, otherwise leaves clean. Oblique crease to three leaves. Rough trimmed foredge. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally creased on edges. "Professor Bernhardt examines some of the fascinating relationships between humans and plants throughout the ages . . . an absorbing tour of the strange points in history where the lives of people and plants have converged. And, aside from the history and lore surrounding certain plants, Bernhardt also reveals the science behind their existence . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 14 chapters over five 'parts', Annotated Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 450g.

Title: NATURAL AFFAIRS : A Botanist Looks at the Attachments Between Plants and People. (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Bernhardt, Peter

Categories: Botany/Horticulture, Signed Books,

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1993

ISBN Number: 0679413162

ISBN Number 13: 9780679413165

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 008290

Keywords: Botany, Plants, Social Aspects, Folklore, Peter Bernhardt, Signed Copy