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  • NIGHTSHADE. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    NIGHTSHADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2007.). dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the small town of Pecan Springs, Texas, featuring former attorney and now herbalist, China Bayles, and her new husband, former Houston homicide detective and now private investigator Mike McQuaid. Notes on herbs, reading list and recipes. 289 pp. ISBN: 9780425219560.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55849
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  • LOVE LIES BLEEDING. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    LOVE LIES BLEEDING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1997.). dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 6th mystery set in the small town of Pecan Springs, Texas, featuring former attorney and now herbalist, China Bayles. INSCRIBED on the title page. References and resources. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-425-159698.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77916
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  • MEDICINAL PLANTS IN FOLK TRADITION: An Ethnobotany of Britain & Ireland. by Allen, David E. and Gabrielle Hatfield.
    Allen, David E. and Gabrielle Hatfield.
    MEDICINAL PLANTS IN FOLK TRADITION: An Ethnobotany of Britain & Ireland.

    Edition: First edition.

    Portland, OR: Timber Press, (2004). Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive look at the medicinal uses of more than 400 species used by the people of Britain and Ireland. Based on firsthand accounts captured by surveys, on more than 1000 manuscript volumes of the Irish Folklore Commission, and on 300 other published and unpublished sources. Includes illustrations from herbals such as those by Bock, Fuchs, and Brunfels, a map and a selection of color photographs by Deni Bown. Includes an appendix on veterinary remedies, sources and indexes of folk uses, scientific names and vernacular names. 431 pp. ISBN: 0-881926388.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71246
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  • THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910) by Lloyd, John Uri.
    Lloyd, John Uri.
    THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910)

    Edition: First printing.

    Cincinnati, Ohio: J.U. and C.G. LLoyd, 1911. First edition - In addition to the primary article, this includes portraits and brief biographies (printed on the tissue guards for each portrait) of several of those involved in this field - John King, William Stanley Merrill, Alexander Wilder, Grover Coe and others. References. 53 pp

    Condition: Near fine in printed brown wrappers.

    Book ID: 54774
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  • GATHERING THE DESERT. by Nabhan, Gary Paul. illustrated by Paul Mirocha.
    Nabhan, Gary Paul. illustrated by Paul Mirocha.
    GATHERING THE DESERT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A lovely book by this award winning author - who is both a MacArthur Fellow and the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Conservation Biology. It focuses on a dozen of "the more than 425 edible wild species found in the Sonoran Desert to demonstrate just how bountiful the land can be. From the red-hot chiltepines of Mexico to the palms of Palm Springs, each plant exemplifies a symbolic or ecological relationship which people of this region have had with plants through history." Arranged according to the season, includes an original drawing by artist Paul Mirocha. SIGNED by Nabhan on the title page. Map. Bibliographic essay, index. Slightly oversized format. ix, 209 pp. ISBN: 0-816509352.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (inscription on front endpaper, small stain to fore-edge of text block, price-clipped) Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 81584
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