About this book
Trade paperback. Subtitled, "The History Of The Alchemists, Herbalists & Philosophers Who Unlocked The Secrets Of The Plant World". The story of how plants got their names, originally published as "The Naming Of Plants". From Athens in the third century BC to the universities of Pisa and Padua, this offers an insight into a world full of intrigue and intensely competitive egos.
The exhilarating history of how plants got their names, previously published as The Naming of Names, from the author of the worldwide bestseller The Tulip
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