Books About Food The Origins of Fruit and Vegetables 2001 Universe Press Books for Cooks Gift Books Plants Vegetable Books Garden Books

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover with dust jacket. 2001 Universe Press. This copy is still crisp and clean inside and out. The only mark seen is store stamp neatly placed bottom corner first blank page. The inside pages are still crisp and clean. The binding is tight and straight. Green hardcover boards under jacket are also near fine with barely a hint of shelf wear. The accompanying dust jacket is clean and shiny with only very light shelf wear. 229 pages including index and credits.

The Origins of Fruit and Vegetables by Jonathan Roberts contains historical information along with Latin names of various fruits and vegetables. Any foodie will love the history and information of 40 different types of plants. Included in the information of each is the country of origin and first recorded use of the fruit or vegetable. Medicinal and nutritional properties are included. The book is lavishly illustrated in full color to accompany the detailed text. It will appeal to anyone who enjoys art, history and food.

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