Botanical Curses and Poisons: The Shadow-Lives of Plants
Botanical Curses and Poisons: The Shadow-Lives of Plants by Fez inkwright
"Botanical Curses and Poisons" is a comprehensive guide to toxic plants and their role in folklore and history. From apple to oleander, author Fez Inkwright delves into the untold stories behind a variety of lethal flora and their use in crime, religion, and magic. Each plant is beautifully illustrated by the author and the book includes fascinating insights into the prevalence of poison in ancient Rome, as well as common antidotes. This book is perfect for gardeners, writers, folklorists, witches, and scientists interested in the dark side of everyday flora.
Fez Inkwright is an illustrator and author with a passion and knowledge of botany, nature, primitive religions, and folklore. She has produced work for children's books, created hand-drawn maps, and designed tattoos. She lives in Bristol, England.
- Stock: 1
- Weight: 25.00oz
- Dimensions: 8.40in x 6.20in x 1.00in
- ISBN: 1912634228