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    Food for Free (Collins Gem) (Paperback) By (author) Richard Mabey


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    DescriptionThe ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material. This is the perfect pocket guide for aspiring foragers. Over 100 edible plants are listed, fully illustrated and described, together with recipes and other fascinating details on their use throughout the ages. Practical advice on how to pick along with information on countryside laws and regulations on picking wild plants helps you to plan your foray with a feast in mind. This is the ideal book for both nature lovers and cooks keen to enjoy what the countryside has to offer.

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    Food for Free
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Mabey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 82 mm
    Height: 116 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 60 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007183036
    ISBN 10: 0007183038

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.3
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNP
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    BIC subject category V2: WBT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14280
    LC classification: QK98.5
    BISAC V2.8: SCI011000
    Abridged Dewey: 580
    LC classification: Z
    BISAC V2.8: CKB010000
    DC22: 581.632094, 581.6320941
    BISAC V2.8: CKB059000, NAT026000
    Thema V1.0: WNP, PST, WBH, WBV
    Illustrations note
    130 col illus
    HarperCollins Publishers
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    Publication date
    02 August 2004
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    Author Information
    Richard Mabey is a naturalist and award-winning author and journalist. He won wide acclaim on the publication of the original Food for Free in 1972 - which has never been out of print since - and again with the publication of the full-colour edition in 1989. Among his many other acclaimed publications are Gilbert White (Whitbread Biography of the Year) and the ground-breaking, award-winning best-seller Flora Britannica. He collaborated with Mark Cocker on Birds Britannica, and his book Nature Cure, described as 'a brilliant, candid and heartfelt memoir', was shortlisted for four prestigious prizes. He is an active member of national and local conservation groups and lives in Norfolk.