Pomona's Harvest

Pomona's Harvest

by H. Frederic Janson
     
 

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An intriguing history of books about fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution, including many beautiful engravings from key works. The relationship of pomology to social history and the history of ideas is explored, and there is a bibliography describing more than 600 fruit-related sources.
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An intriguing history of books about fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution, including many beautiful engravings from key works. The relationship of pomology to social history and the history of ideas is explored, and there is a bibliography describing more than 600 fruit-related sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604691771
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/27/2009
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Fred Janson started the project that resulted in this book more than 20 years ago. He co-founded a network of fruit fanciers, the North American Fruit Explorers, which boosts 3,000 members.

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