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FW Fox & ME Norwood Young

Food From the Veld: Edible Wild Plants of Southern Africa

Published: Delta Books (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, 1983

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Edible wild plants of southern Africa botanically identified and described by Francis William Fox and Marion Emma Norwood Young. In collaboration with Desmond Hallowes, Rena Segal and Ruth Wustrow and botanical descriptions by Gerrit Germishuizen.

Food from the Veld describes over a thousand wild plants which are known to be eaten in Southern Africa, ranging from delicious and highly-prized herbs and fruits to roots and tubers providing food and water during times of famine or drought. Each plant is botanically identified and described, with the common names in all southern African languages, followed by details of distribution and, finally, what is known about its use - which parts are eaten, how it is prepared and, when necessary, whether any precautions should be taken.' Editor's note.

Foreword, preface, introduction, edible wild plants, references, table and index, profusely illustrated with photographs and line drawings in the wide margins.

Illustrated throughout. Internally a clean and tight copy.

  • All corners bumped. Corner top right on front cover creased 1,5cm from corner.
  • Soft Cover. Condition: Good to Very Good.
  • Published by Delta Books (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, 1983.
  • Reprinted in 1983. Second Edition.
  • No Dust Jacket.
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Good to Very Good
  • Size: 8vo (248mm x 203 mm)
  • 400 pages.
  • ISBN 0908387326

A delightful and informative copy.

  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8vo (248mm x 203 mm)
  • Sold By: Bookdealers cc
  • Contact Person: Doron Locketz
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0114407936
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT, Payfast, Credit Card
  • Trade Associations: South African Bookdealers Association

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