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Early American Gardens: For Meate or Medicine
Early American Gardens : For Meate or Medicine by Ann Leighton
Early American Gardens: For Meate or Medicine
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Early American Gardens: For Meate or Medicine
by Ann Leighton
Library of Congress Catalog No.: 68-26957
Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 441 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Pub. Date: 1970
Dimensions:   9.1 x 5.9 x 1.3 inches
Weight: 2.1 pounds
Condition: Rare

Notes: The condition is used.  The book is in excellent condition, dust jacket is worn.  It is being offered as part of the Victory Horticultural Library's fundraising efforts.  Proceeds from this purchase directly support the acquisition of rare horticultural documentation which is instrumental as part of the Victory Seed Company's seed variety preservation work.

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  Ann Leighton planted and tended seventeenth century period gardens.  Her books are extremely well researched, well documented, yet remain very readable.  Focusing on the gardens of early New England settlers, this highlights the plants they depended upon for their household purposes from food to drinks to medicines.

For anyone interested in the origins of gardening in the United States, in history, or in early agriculture, this book will become one of your treasures.
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