SEEDS OF CHANGE. Henry Hobhouse.


Six plants that transformed mankind. Pp. xxiv+572, 24 coloured or part-coloured plates, text and endpaper maps, notes, bibliography, index; med. 8vo; pictorial papered boards, spine blocked in green and lettered in gilt; within green card slipcase; The Folio Society, London, 2007. First edition thus. *Quinine, sugar, tea, cotton, potato, coca. Originally published by Sidgwick & Jackson as Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mankind in 1985. A revised edition, containing a new chapter on coca, was published in 1999. The present edition contains further revisions, emendations and a new introduction by the author. Item #147914

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