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The Duchess of Northumberland’s Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs

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The Duche The Duchess of Northumberland

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Combining the fascinating archive of the first Duchess of Northumberland with the expertise of Jane, the present Duchess and the creator of the famous Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle, this illustrated gift book teall the story of the poison found within the plants that grow wild across Britain’s countryside and teh medicinal potions that derive from them. Based on the information gleaned from the Poison Garden and the ‘Household Books’ of the first Duchess of Northumberland, the reader will learn the secrets, past and present, of the poisonous and curative properties of these plants and the more unusual varieties that have been cultivated and planted for centuries. Beautifully illustrated, The Duchess of Northumberland’s Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs is the ideal gift for those with an interest in the wild plants of Britian, and for those with an interest in poisons and potions.

Combining the fascinating archive of the first Duchess of Northumberland with the expertise of Jane, the present Duchess and the creator of the famous Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle, this illustrated gift book teall the story of the poison found within the plants that grow wild across Britain’s countryside and teh medicinal potions that derive from them. Based on the information gleaned from the Poison Garden and the ‘Household Books’ of the first Duchess of Northumberland,… (more)

Combining the fascinating archive of the first Duchess of Northumberland with the expertise of Jane, the present Duchess and the creator of the famous Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle, this illustrated gift book teall the story of the poison found within the plants that grow wild across Britain’s countryside and teh medicinal potions that derive from them. Based on the information gleaned from the Poison Garden and the ‘Household Books’ of the first Duchess of Northumberland, the reader will learn the secrets, past and present, of the poisonous and curative properties of these plants and the more unusual varieties that have been cultivated and planted for centuries. Beautifully illustrated, The Duchess of Northumberland’s Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs is the ideal gift for those with an interest in the wild plants of Britian, and for those with an interest in poisons and potions.

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