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A Fountain of Gardens: Plants and Herbs of the Bible

Paterson, Wilma

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ISBN 10: 0879514612 / ISBN 13: 9780879514617
Published by Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition. 160 p. This is a lovely book with Bible references; historical information; some recipes for cosmetics, remedies, and food; excellent botanical prints of the plants, in color, reproduced from early works, many for the first time. Includes sources of pictures, notes, bibliography, and index. Quarto (11 ½" x 8 ½"), black cloth cover and dust jacket, fine. Bookseller Inventory # 2133WP

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Title: A Fountain of Gardens: Plants and Herbs of ...

Publisher: Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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A lavishly illustrated reference to the natural bounty found in the Bible, featuring quotes from the Old and New Testaments and fascinating information based on classic texts. Some of the illustrations have not been reproduced in this century. Includes recipes for cosmetics, herbal cures, and potpourris. 74 full-color illustrations.

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