Seeds of Change. Six Plants that Transformed Mankind
London, The Folio Society, 2007 (first thus).
Quarto, xxiv, 372 pages with 3 maps plus numerous pages of colour plates, and endpaper maps.
Quarter cloth and colour pictorial papered boards; a fine copy in the fine slipcase.
The six plants deemed most impactful by the author are Quinine, Tea, Sugar, Potato, Cotton and Coca.
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