The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary

The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary

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"[...]once sent on an embassy by the Duke of Muscovy to the Tartar king of the country referred to, whilst he was there, saw and remarked, amongst other things, a certain seed like that of a melon, but rather rounder and longer, from which, when it was set in the earth, grew a plant resembling a lamb, and attaining to a height of about two and a half feet, and which was called in the language of the country 'Borametz, ' or 'the little Lamb.' It had a head, eyes, [...]."
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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.06mm | 154.22g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507595662
  • 9781507595664