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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT


Food from the Veld

Edible Plants of Southern Africa

Published: Delta Books, Craighall, South Africa, 1988

Edition: First edition, second reprint

Reserve: $40


Estimate: $45 - 50

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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Light foxing to reverse of dust jacket, two retailers price labels to front foldover, offset to end papers with owner's name and retailer's pencilled pricing to front end paper., board corners gently bumped, light shelf rubbing to lower board edges, second reprint.

Describes over 1000 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 or water in times of famine or desert areas. Pages 422 with many in-text sketches and line-drawings which are all monochrome.

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Quarto - square

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