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The edible wild a complete cookbook and guide to edible wild plants in Canada and Eastern North America by Berndt Berglund

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English



  • Canada.,
  • East (U.S.)


  • Cookery (Wild foods),
  • Wild plants, Edible -- Canada,
  • Wild plants, Edible -- East (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Berndt Berglund and Clare E. Bolsby. Illustrated by E. B. Sanders.
ContributionsBolsby, Clare E., joint author.
LC ClassificationsTX823 .B46
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4770126M
ISBN 10068412061X
LC Control Number78162948

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