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In the Land of the Blue Poppies
In the Land of the Blue Poppies
Written by Frank Kingdon Ward, Preface by Jamaica Kincaid, Edited by Tom Christopher
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ISBN: 9780307828835
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In the Land of the Blue Poppies
The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward
Written by Frank Kingdon Ward
Preface by Jamaica Kincaid
Edited by Tom Christopher


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

A Modern Library Paperback Original

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous varieties... Read more >
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Oaxaca Journal
Oaxaca Journal
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307947444
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Oaxaca Journal

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $14.95

Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados—mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders—he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich... Read more >
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Oaxaca Journal
Oaxaca Journal
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307947581
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Oaxaca Journal

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados—mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders—he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich... Read more >
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The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners
The Healing Power of Medicinal Plants
Written by Wolf D. Storl
Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar


Format: eBook, 392 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $19.95

Traditional herbalists or wise women were not only good botanists or pharmacologists; they were also shamanic practitioners and keepers of occult knowledge about the powerful properties of plants. Traveling back to the healing arts of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners takes readers deep... Read more >
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The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners
The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners
Written by Wolf D. Storl, Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943588
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The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners
The Healing Power of Medicinal Plants
Written by Wolf D. Storl
Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $27.95

Traditional herbalists or wise women were not only good botanists or pharmacologists; they were also shamanic practitioners and keepers of occult knowledge about the powerful properties of plants. Traveling back to the healing arts of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners takes readers deep... Read more >
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Agnes Chase's First Book of Grasses
The Structure of Grasses Explained for Beginners, Fourth Edition
Written by Lynn G. Clark and Richard W. Pohl


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $18.95

For almost seventy-five years, Agnes Chase's First Book of Grasses has been the classic guide to the structure of this complex group of plants. Clearly written and copiously illustrated with line drawings, the book is accessible to those with little or no botanical training, yet it also is respected by botanists... Read more >
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Wild Spring Plant Foods
Wild Spring Plant Foods
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307948267
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Wild Spring Plant Foods
The Foxfire AMericana Library (7)
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.


Format: eBook, 86 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $3.99

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and other temperate areas during the spring. From sassafras to rhubarb, each entry includes instructions on where to find the plant, how to spot it, and the ways it is best eaten, often with recipes.
 
Plants include:
 
Morel
Asparagus
Wild onion
Wild... Read more >
Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods
Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
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ISBN: 9780307948274
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Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods
The Foxfire Americana Library (8)
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $3.99

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and surrounding areas during the summer and fall seasons. From berries to herbs perfect for teas and tonics, each entry includes information on where to find the plant, how to spot it, and the best ways to eat it, often... Read more >
Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition
Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition
Written by Jim DeKorne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439995
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Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition
The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants
Written by Jim DeKorne


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $19.95

Psychedelic Shamanism presents the spiritual and shamanic properties of psychotropic plants and discusses how they can be used to understand the structure of human consciousness. Author Jim DeKorne offers authoritative information about the cultivation, processing, and correct dosages for various psychotropic plant substances including the belladonna alkaloids, d-lysergic acid amide, botanical... Read more >
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Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition
The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants
Written by Jim DeKorne


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $19.95

Psychedelic Shamanism presents the spiritual and shamanic properties of psychotropic plants and discusses how they can be used to understand the structure of human consciousness. Author Jim DeKorne offers authoritative information about the cultivation, processing, and correct dosages for various psychotropic plant substances including the belladonna alkaloids, d-lysergic acid amide, botanical... Read more >
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Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated
Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated
Written by Dale Pendell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438035
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Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated
Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft
Written by Dale Pendell


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $19.95

***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content.

This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books... Read more >
Pharmako/Gnosis, Revised and Updated
Pharmako/Gnosis, Revised and Updated
Written by Dale Pendell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438042
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Pharmako/Gnosis, Revised and Updated
Plant Teachers and the Poison Path
Written by Dale Pendell


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $19.95

***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content.

This is the third and final volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005... Read more >
Common Fossil Plants of Western North America, Second Edition
Common Fossil Plants of Western North America, Second Edition
Written by William D. Tidwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987581
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Common Fossil Plants of Western North America, Second Edition

Written by William D. Tidwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 386 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $28.95

Illustrated with more than eight hundred drawings and photographs, this informative, hands-on guide will help amateur fossil collectors identify and assess the significance of their finds. Introductory chapters describe the types of plant preservation and outline the development of such groups as ferns, fern allies, and seed plants including cycads, ginkgos... Read more >
Flora Mirabilis
Flora Mirabilis
Written by Catherine H. Howell, Foreword by Peter H. Raven, Introduction by Douglas Holland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205095
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Flora Mirabilis
How Plants Have Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty
Written by Catherine H. Howell
Foreword by Peter H. Raven
Introduction by Douglas Holland


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $35.00

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... Read more >
Pharmako/Dynamis
Pharmako/Dynamis
Written by Dale Pendell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781556438882
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Pharmako/Dynamis
Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft
Written by Dale Pendell


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $35.00

This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books’ hard cover edition of Dale Pendell's Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books form an interrelated suite of works that provide the reader with a... Read more >
Pharmako/Gnosis
Pharmako/Gnosis
Written by Dale Pendell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781556438899
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Pharmako/Gnosis
Plant Teachers and the Poison Path
Written by Dale Pendell


Format: Hardcover, 398 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $35.00

This is the third and final volume of North Atlantic Books’ hard cover edition of Dale Pendell's Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books form an interrelated suite of works that provide the reader... Read more >
Pharmako/Poeia
Pharmako/Poeia
Written by Dale Pendell, Foreword by Gary Snyder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781556438875
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Pharmako/Poeia
Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft
Written by Dale Pendell
Foreword by Gary Snyder


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $35.00

This is the first volume of North Atlantic Books’ hardcover edition of Dale Pendell's Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books form an interrelated suite of works that provide the reader with a unique... Read more >
Heirloom
Heirloom
Written by Tim Stark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767927079
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Heirloom
Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer
Written by Tim Stark


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $14.00

Situated beautifully at the intersection of Michael Pollan, Ruth Reichl, and Barbara Kingsolver, Heirloom is an inspiring, elegiac, and gorgeously written memoir about rediscovering an older and still vital way of life.

Fourteen years ago, Tim Stark was living in Brooklyn, working days as a management consultant, and writing unpublished short stories... Read more >
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Edible
Edible
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203725
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Edible
An Illustrated Guide to the World's Food Plants
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 360 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $40.00

A natural choice for the millions of people turning to a healthier lifestyle, this book invites readers on a sumptuously illustrated walk through the world garden to discover the story of some 250 food plants from field to table. Illustrated with more than 500 images and written by top international horticultural... Read more >
National Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine
National Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine
Written by Steven Foster and Rebecca Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426202933
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National Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine

Written by Steven Foster and Rebecca Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $24.00

For millennia, humans have looked to nature for remedies to ailments great and small. Long before formal science enabled us to take a systematic approach to medicine, healers used plants to alleviate pain, ease the symptoms of dozens of diseases, and treat complaints of every kind. And today, countless people still... Read more >
Planet Ocean
Planet Ocean
Written by Laurent Ballesta and Pierre Descamp, Introduction by Jean-Michel Cousteau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201868
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Planet Ocean
Voyage to the Heart of the Marine Realm
Written by Laurent Ballesta and Pierre Descamp
Introduction by Jean-Michel Cousteau


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $40.00

Spanning the vast range of Earth's marine environments, from Greenland to the Polynesian Islands, Planet Ocean reveals hidden landscapes of unsurpassed beauty and awe. These fascinating undersea worlds occupy more than three quarters of the globe, and their natural richness is the source of all life—yet they are still poorly understood... Read more >
The Cannabible Collection
The Cannabible Collection
Written by Jason King
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9781580088374
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The Cannabible Collection
The Cannabible 1/the Cananbible 2/the Cannabible 3
Written by Jason King


Format: Boxed Set, 384 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $25.00

At last, the choicest herb from renowned pot connoisseur Jason King'¬?s popular CANNABIBLE books is now rolled together in one potently psychotropic package. Asian Fantasy, Diesel, Haze, HP13, Mothership, Purple Urkel-all the legendary strains are here (plus hundreds more), illustrated with stunning photos of dank nugs, lush crop, and mind-blowing microscopic... Read more >
The Cannabible 3
The Cannabible 3
Written by Jason King
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ISBN: 9781580087841
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The Cannabible 3

Written by Jason King


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $24.99

When Jason King blew our minds with the first two CANNABIBLE books, we never imagined that the best was still to come. In CANNABIBLE 3, he's back with a whole new crop of marijuana strains, accompanied by informative and entertaining notes on their flavors, aromas, and effects. King heralds the latest... Read more >
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Flowers
Flowers
Written by William C. Burger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024071
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Flowers
How They Changed the World
Written by William C. Burger


Format: Hardcover, 316 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $23.99

The world would be a pretty drab place without flowers. Their bright cheery colors help make our natural environment a more delightful place to be. But flowers in all their beautiful variations didn’t evolve just for the viewing pleasure of the later-developing human race. What are flowers really for? As botanist... Read more >
Fossil Plants
Fossil Plants
Written by Paul Kenrick and Paul Davies
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588341563
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Fossil Plants

Written by Paul Kenrick and Paul Davies


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

Long before there were animals on the earth, many kinds of plants covered the prehistoric planet. The soft remains rarely fossilized, but sometimes leaves, flowers, and branches would fall into soft mud or be encased by the ash of exploding volcanoes. These plants were preserved and now offer a sampling of... Read more >
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