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Garlic and Friends: The History, Growth and Use of Edible Alliums
Woodward, Penny,
ISBN: 1875657622
Hyland House, Melbourne, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Signed by Author. XVI, 248 pages, IV appendices, recipe index, general index. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. The book is illustrated with line drawings, and colour photographs, glossary. "This book covers not only the well-known garlic, leeks, onions, chives and shallots but also the lesser-known Welsh onion, elephant garlic, onion weed, rakkyo, ramsom, and ever ready potato and tree onions. Their history, identification, propagation and uses in cooking and medicine are all dealt in great detail. Finely crafted line drawings by Fran Gilbert and photographs by the author enhance the text and show that alliums are not only useful but often beautiful. Comprehensive charts list all the cultivars of the main species and where they can be obtained (within Australia)." the book is secondhand, and apart from an inscription by the author on the title page to the previous owner, there is no damage. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; natural history; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Signed by Author. ISBN: 1875657622. ISBN/EAN: 9781875657629. Inventory No: 0279424. Very Good Condition
Price: $70.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279424  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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