The gnarled, immutable yew tree is one of the most evocative sights in the British and Irish language, an evergreen impression of immortality, the tree that provides a living botanical link between our own landscapes and those of the distant past. This book tells the extraordinary story of the yew's role in the landscape through the millennia, and makes a convincing case for the origins of many of the oldest trees, as markers of the holy places founded by Celtic saints in the early medieval `Dark Ages'. With wonderful ...

The Ancient Yew 2016, Oxbow Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781785700781

3rd Edition


The Ancient Yew 2004, Windgather Press

ISBN-13: 9780954557539

2nd Revised edition

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