The New Book of Apples: The Definitive Guide to Apples, Including Over 2000 Varieties

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Ebury, Oct 1, 2002 - Cooking - 316 pages
This extraordinary book contains the most wide ranging history of apples ever written and a detailed survey of over 2,000 of the world's apple varieties. Beautifully illustrated with 32 exquisite colour paintings, the last edition of this book received many accolades and was quickly recognised as a classic. Complete with a fully revised directory covering all the varieties of apples to be found in the world's largest apple collection, The New Book of Applesincludes full historical, geographical and botanical details as well as tasting notes on each type of apple. Exploring the role of apples in cooking, cider making, gardening, myth and medicine, this is an indispendable reference guide.

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This guide to all things related to the apple will surely be a revelation to those who view it in terms of red, yellow, or green. The book certainly is "definitive," as Morgan (who holds several ... Read full review


Foreword by the Earl of Selborne
For Pleasure Meate and Medicine
For God and Country

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Joan Morgan began her writing career at "The Village Voice." A staff writer at "Vibe" magazine for three years, she has also written extensively about music and gender issues for "The New York Times, Ms., Madison, Interview, " and "Spin" magazine, where she was a contributing editor and columnist. Morgan is presently a contributing writer for "Essence" and "Notorious." She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and son.

Lewis Wolpert is Professor of Biology as Applied to Medicine at University College, London. Alison Richards is a producer of science programs for BBC Radio. They both live in London.

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