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NEW: Garlands, Conkers and Mother-Die: British and Irish Plant-Lore

NEW: Garlands, Conkers and Mother-Die: British and Irish Plant-Lore

£18.50

This vivid account introduces readers to a rich variety of British and Irish plant folklore, drawing on Roy Vickery's own unsurpassed archives collated over forty years, and a wide range of historical and contemporary literature. From plants that foretold births and deaths, to herbal remedies, planting and harvesting rituals, friendship bushes and festive garlands this is a book of rich and living social history and folklore.

Hardback. 240 pp.

Publisher: - Continuum Publishing Corporation. - more

Code: - ISBN: 9781441101952

Year: - 2010

Authors: - VICKERY, R.

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