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The Englishman"s flora

Geoffrey Grigson

The Englishman"s flora

by Geoffrey Grigson

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Published by Helicon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Great Britain.,
  • Plants -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Plants -- Great Britain -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1958.

    Statementillustrated with woodcuts from sixteenth-century herbals ; Geoffrey Grigson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination478p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22840051M
    ISBN 101859861652
    OCLC/WorldCa60294081

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The Englishman's Flora book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. No ISBN. The enjoyment of wild plants, after all, – the ful /5. A wonderful book for anyone who loves to delve into history and folklore let alone anyone who might be interested in trees,bushes, flowers and plants of all descriptions.

As Grigson was writing 50 years ago, the title should perhaps be excused. Read more. 2 people found this by: About this book. Reissue of this famous work, first published in the late s. It lists the superstitions and folk-knowledge of the English flora, by giving the history of each species' names and usage.

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The Alphabet Library: E is for The Englishman’s Flora by Geoffrey Grigson In association withTim Martin continues his series on the A to Z of forgotten books. Geoffrey Grigson was a poet, anthologist, writer and a naturalist. He was brought up in Cornwall and as a boy grew to love the fauna and flora around him.

This love of nature never left him and it inspired his future poetry and choice of subjects for his books. In he wrote 'The Englishman's. Buy The Englishman Flora facsimile Edition by Geoffrey Grigson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).

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Of course some things are familiar from Father Melancholy's Daughter, which is the best book about a clergyman & /5. In the New Forward to the re-issue of An Englishman's Flora, Sophie Grigson the telly-cook [and his daughter] waxes lyrical about the comfrey Symphytum officinale fritters that her Dad used to cook up for the family.

Hmmm, very nostalgic but perhaps not such a good idea because comfrey is a known carcinogen in rat livers probably because of the high titre of the pyrrolizidine alkaloids. A special edition of this book produced for members of the Readers Union in It looks at where plants come from, why they have their names and their uses amongst other things.

The clipped dustjacket is discoloured with some small tears but otherwise. A Flora is a book or other work which describes the plant species occurring in an area or time period, often with the aim of allowing identification.

The term is usually capitalized to distinguish it from the use of "flora" to mean the plants rather than their classic and modern Floras are listed below. Traditionally Floras are books, but some are now published on CD-ROM or. The Englishman’s Flora, Geoffrey Grigson.

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