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The New Book of Apples (Hardback)
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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 03/10/2002
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This extraordinary book contains in one unique volume, 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 apple to be found in the world's largest apple collection, The New Book of Apples includes 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 indispensable reference guide.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091883980
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 1250 g
Dimensions: 258 x 206 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"a fascinating history" * Catherine Barnes, Sunday Express *
"with its painstakingly researched history and spot-on tasting notes, this book is invaluable to anyone who loves the crunch of a fine apple" * Nigel Slater, The Observer *
"written with huge enthusiasm and knowledge, this is evidently an invaluable guide" * Fresh Produce Journal *
"a brilliant apple bible" * Financial Times *
"A fascinating history" -- Catherine Barnes * Sunday Express *

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“Nice book, worth the money, but could be better.”

A good place to start when reading about apples. Parts of this book are superb, an extensive list of different varieties, pruning and so on. The main narrative seems to be 6 overlapping articles where... More

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