Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty [Audiobook] download free by Catherine Herbert Howell

Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty Audiobook download free by Catherine Herbert Howell
  • Listen audiobook: Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty
  • Author: Catherine Herbert Howell
  • Release date: 2009/4/23
  • Publisher: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781426205095
  • Rating: 8.15 of 10
  • Votes: 872
  • Review by: Nia Good
  • Review rating: 8.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/8
  • Duration: 3H11M50S in 256 kbps (51.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-10
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, MP3, WMA Lossless, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, FLAC (compression RAR, ACE, RZ, LZMA, ZIP, LZ, TAR.XZ)
  • Total pages original book: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M37S (6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Flora Mirabilis is a sumptuously designed showcase of superb illustrations paired with fascinating stories of botanical exploration and trade through the ages. A collaboration between National Geographic and the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden, this book will prove an evergreen source of delight, not just for gardeners and flower aficionados, but for anyone interested in the plant world, human civilization, and their intertwined histories. From prehistory to the present day, Flora Mirabilis blossoms with legend and lore as it culls the most engrossing mysteries and adventures of plant exploration, science, and discovery and garlands them with astonishingly beautiful illustrations. These lavish pages are abloom with the rich details and engaging allure of beloved flowers, stunning gardens, ancient trees, medicinal herbs, and valuable plants of all varieties from around the world. Unique 'plant profiles' chronicle the especially remarkable roles each plant has played in matters of economics, politics, and taste.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening Books, General & World History, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Botany & Plant Sciences
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 44.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 200x256x23.62mm
  • Weight: 1,038.73g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington, DC, United States

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