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Strange harvests : the hidden histories of seven natural objects  Cover Image Book Book

Strange harvests : the hidden histories of seven natural objects

Posnett, Edward (author.).

Summary: In this beguiling work Posnett journeys to some of the most far-flung locales on the planet to bring seven wonders of the natural world--eiderdown, vicuña fiber, sea silk, vegetable ivory, civet coffee, guano, and edible birds' nests--that promise ways of using nature without damaging it.

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  • ISBN: 9780399562792
  • ISBN: 0399562796
  • Physical Description: print
    323 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Eiderdown -- The black nests -- Civet -- Sea silk -- Vicuña -- Tagua -- Guano.
Subject: Natural history Collection and preservation

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      Athens-Clarke County Library
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