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Author Brown, Michael, author.

Title Death in the garden : poisonous plants & their use throughout history / Michael Brown.

Publication Info. Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword White Owl, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2018.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    581.659 BRO    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    581.659 BRO    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Linda Vista Branch On Order.
Description 248 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-248).
Summary Mankind has always had a morbid fascination with poisonous plants; how their poisonous properties were discovered and developed will most likely be left unknown. Over the centuries poisonous plants have been used to remove garden pests, unwanted rivals and deceitful partners. They have also been used for their medicinal qualities, as rather dangerous cosmetics, even to help seduce a lover when perceived as an aphrodisiac. Some of these and other uses originate in a medieval book that has not yet been translated into English.
Subject Poisonous plants.
Poisonous plants -- History.
ISBN 9781526708380 (paperback) : $27.95
1526708388 (paperback) : $27.95

 
    
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