Poole, Gray Johnson; illustrated by Melissa Meredith
Title MISTLETOE: Fact and Folklore
Book Condition Very nearly fine, in yellow-green cloth with black lettering; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that has been price-clipped and shows some faint age-toning and very mild rubbing. Distinguished by Meredith's delicate pen-and-ink drawings throughout.
Edition First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author; additional inscription on a laid-in gift card, with author's embossed name.
Publisher New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1976).
0396073107 / 9780396073109
Seller ID 45894.00
Illustrated compendium offers young readers botanical facts about various mistletoes (there are more than 1300 varieties!), recounts mistletoe lore and legend, and discusses the future for mistletoe berries as ingredients of life-supporting medicines.
Botany. Myth and Legend. Signed. Nature. Illustrated Books. Children's Literature. Christmas.