The Tulip

The Tulip

Book - 1999 | 1st U.S. ed
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The New York Times bestseller and international publishing sensation.

Greed, desire, anguish, and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from a wild flower of the Asian steppes to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. No other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage: it charts political upheavals, illuminates social behavior, mirrors economic booms and busts, and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecution.

Sumptuously illustrated from a wide range of sources, this beautifully produced and irresistible volume has become a bible, a unique source book, a universal gift book, and a joy to all who possess it. Now available in paperback, it's as irresistible as its subject.

Publisher: New York : London : Bloomsbury Distributed by St. Martin's Press, c1999
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781582340135
1582340137
Branch Call Number: 635.93432 PAVORD
Characteristics: 439 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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