Plant Names of Medieval England

Plant Names of Medieval England

Tony Hunt

Hardback
$99.00

D.S.Brewer

Overview

Overview

` Compiled with great care, cautious in its claims and rich with suggestions for further scholarship; will be of great value to lexicographers and all students of medieval medicine and botany.' PAULINE THOMPSON, NOTES AND QUERIES
`...compiled with great care, cautious in its claims and rich with suggestions for further scholarship...' NOTES AND QUERIES
The first reference work on the botanical language of the English middle ages to appear in print. Covering approximately 1800 names, applied to some six hundred species, and including over five hundred names not recorded in the OED, it is an indispensable reference work and a comprehensive guide to the bibliography of the subject. Lexicologistswill find a wealth of new material.

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March 1989
390 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
ISBN: 9780859912730
Format: Hardback
D.S.Brewer
BIC PST, 1DBKE, 2AB, 3F
BISAC HIS037010, SCI011000
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` Compiled with great care, cautious in its claims and rich with suggestions for further scholarship; will be of great value to lexicographers and all students of medieval medicine and botany.' PAULINE THOMPSON, NOTES AND QUERIES

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