This edition contains the taxonomic and historical study of the species ‘Peony’ in Greece with 15 colour illustrations by Niki Goulandris and 37 sketches by V. Koussoula. The book presents the genus Peony in a historic course of three millennia from ancient Greek myths and references to Hesiode and Homer, on Botany, Pharmacology and Medicine with Hippocrates, Theophrastus, Dioscurides and Plinius, until modern times. 130 pages.
- AUTHORW. T. Stearn, P. Davies and N. Goulandris