Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs Authors: Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton
Like Brand New Condition | 545 pp | size: 9.3" x 7.7" Hard Bound (no dust cover) ISBN 0-87857699-1 1987 Rodale Press Inc.
True to Rodale's reputation, this delightful reference book is thorough and fully illustrated with black-and-white sketches of individual plants and color photographs. More than 140 herbs are identified from A-Z and each includes plant history, application, as well as cultivation. Additional chapters detail the use of herbs for bathing, dyes, gardening, cooking, healing and cosmetics.
This book, in such nice condition, is somewhat of a rare find these days, and has always been a beloved reference book by herbalists and plant lovers alike. We think you'll find it worthy of a chosen spot in your herbal book collection.