The New Book of Apples

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The New Book of Apples

The Definitive Guide to Apples, Including Over 2,000 Varieties

By Joan Morgan; Alison Richards; Elisabeth Dowle (Illustrator)

Ebury Press, Hardcover, 9780091883980, 316pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2002

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 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 indispendable reference guide.