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For anyone interested in old books and medicine, the Wellcome Library in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of antique domestic “recipe” books and manuscripts. Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore. Above are images from two randomly selected manuscripts, both from the mid-1600s. Look closely, and you might get some pointers on how to prevent bed w.....
Super excited about my book available on pre-order discounted price will apply. 432 pages of goodness and 600 photos. Going to be an unusual foraging book for sure - beers, barks, wines, vinegars, leaves, dirt, fermentation, wild cheeses, insects, spice blends, preserves, pickles, and so much more! http://www.amazon.com/New-Wildcrafted-Cuisine-Exploring-Gastronomy/dp/1603586067/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1447953706&sr=8-1&keywords=The+new+wildcrafted+cuisine
This book is an enormous tome, with over 900 pages of content. It will describe how a plant was used by various tribes, from food, to medicine, to functionality; say fire, glue, hand drill, etc. Furthermore, you can look up a certain ailment, in the back of the book, and it will show you which tribe used which plant to treat that ailment.