The Churchyard Yew and Immortality
Seller ID: 2662
London: Frederick Muller, 1946. First edition (pp. 111, index.) Small quarto (19 cm) in pictorial dust wrapper and blue-green publisher’s cloth, decoration to cover. Fourteen illustrations of churchyard yews, seven distribution maps, and five diagrams (plans) of churchyards and private burial grounds. The yew, a pre-Christian symbol of immortality, found in English churchyards and thought of as a sacred tree. A charming and informative book. DW VG (wear to top edge of spine, a bit of rubbing); book Fine.
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