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Grieve, M., Mrs A modern herbal: the medicinal, culinary, cosmetic and economic properties, cultivation and folklore of herbs, grasses, fungi, shrubs and trees with all their modern scientific uses. Edited and introduced by Mrs C. F. Leyel. Rev. ed.
London: Tiger Books International, 1992. 1855012499. 912 p. Originally published in 1931, this is a reprint of the revised edition of 1973. VG, in dustjacket. Price on dustjacket crossed through in ink. 'This is one of the most delightful browsing books ever written ... not only a fascinating encyclopaedia of the folklore and scientific uses of the plants of the world ... but is also truffled full of unconscious poems and conscious oddities. Anyone with an imagination and a curiosity about man and his relations with nature must love it' - John Fowles. (Book ref. 144)   £13.50
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