Britain’s Trees: A Treasury of Traditions, Superstitions, Remedies and Literature

Jo Woolf

Format: Hardback

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Pavilion Books

Published: 5th Mar '20


A cornucopia of some of Britain’s oldest and most beloved native trees, this book weaves together their rich history, folklore and traditions.

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This lovely book will enable the reader to identify Britain’s trees and enjoy reading the rich folklore and traditions connected with them. From hawthorn to holly, from beech to blackthorn, each of Britain’s 40 or so native trees are illustrated and a text weaves together the fascinating natural history, folklore, traditions, and remedies connected with them. The stories of some of Britain’s oldest and most beloved trees, some dating back thousands of years, are included too. As well as a fascinating book to dip into, the illustrations mean it also functions as a handy identification guide.

Additional information

Weight 0.59 kg
Dimensions 26 × 136 × 192 mm
Page Count 240