Cursing the Basil and Other Folklore of the Garden

Cursing the Basil and Other Folklore of the Garden

Book - 1998
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Traditional spells and rituals for finding one's true love; the significance in myths of bay leaves, thyme and sage; the mania for tulip bulbs that caused stockmarkets to crash in Holland; the symbolism of royal wedding bouquets, and much more, are all described in this exploration into the strange history of many plants.
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Horsdal & Schubart Publishers, c1998.
ISBN: 9780920663561
Characteristics: xii, 209 p. :,ill.


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